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A Real Gem: Buying Vintage Jewellery Online

  By   Feb 19th 2013 at 6:00AM Jewellery RATED



Fashion Illustrations on the Faubourg Saint-Germain Site


Faubourg Saint Germain is a delightful online jewellery boutique that offers vintage pieces from the 1900s that have been created by prestigious jewellery houses such as Cartier, Chanel, Bulgari, Van Cleef & Arpels, Boucheron and several others.

After some years at LVMH and Van Cleef and Arpels as well as a stint in India to discover the jewellery here, Karine Zacharias has now created an online boutique to display the hidden treasures she has managed to source from big jewellery houses, her travels all over the globe, estate sales and antique shops that date back from the 1930s onwards. In fact, on her site, you can read up on the history of jewellery down the decades as well as shop for pieces according to the era or designer that interests you. What's more, the stunning pieces that are on sale are accompanied by some even prettier fashion illustrations. If you're still skeptical about buying jewellery online, this gorgeous collection will definitely make you change your mind.


A Real Gem: Online Vintage Jewellery Boutique

A ballerina brooch in gold, sapphires, rubies; John Rubel. Era: 1940



A Real Gem: Online Vintage Jewellery Boutique

A brooch in enamel, metal; by Elsa Schiaparelli. Era: 1937



A Real Gem: Online Vintage Jewellery Boutique

A Flower Necklace - Haute Couture in resin, coloured glass; Christian Lacroix. Era: 2000


A Real Gem: Online Vintage Jewellery Boutique

A vintage Indian brooch in gold, rubies, diamonds. Era: 1960



Images via: Faubourg Saint-Germain

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