Halloween makes us want to pull out the blackest, most macabre jewelry in our collection – memento mori, or mourning jewelry. It can be difficult for us in the 21st century to understand why people wore jewelry that was a constant reminder of death. It feels a little creepy at first, but like all jewelry, mourning pieces were made from love and worn with love. This is antique jewelry at its most bittersweet and sentimental.
One of the best perks of working at Doyle & Doyle is being able to borrow pieces from our incredible jewelry collection to wear for the day. We get to play dress-up and fashion stylist at the same time! We believe that antique and vintage jewelry pairs beautifully with contemporary fashion. Mixing and matching time […]
As curators of exquisite estate, antique, and fine jewels spanning more than three centuries, it should be no secret that we have a soft spot for the carefully patinaed wedding looks which monopolized Pinspiration boards throughout 2012. After all, who doesn’t love a gathering of vintage mercury glass vases and votives clustered around a stack of […]
With autumn just a breath away we are dreaming of amber rays of sunshine and fall brides. There’s something very special about a fall bride – she bridges the gap of gothic winter glam and ethereal summer lightness. And fall weddings have all the magic of an unexpectedly warm day in the middle of October […]