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Also you may enjoy this: a collaboration with America's Vintage Gal Sammy - Love her and all her useful and fun articles  - Home of OXFORD'S Antiques Centre with many specialist dealers and some contemporary crafts and art. - I am in  cabinet 5 here - an out of town emporium attached to the popular garden and lifestyle centre - Visit the UK's biggest antique & collectors fairs. offers a professional map colouring service for antique maps and prints.  Martin Blant and Marilyn Beese have more than 30 years’ experience in the buying, handling, mounting, framing and colouring of antique maps from all periods. - Re-use, recycle, invest, enjoy!  Antiques are eco-friendly and they don't cost the Earth! - This talented artist is the lady behind my much-loved logo!  Just visit her site for any illustration commissions or to buy quirky artwork and incredible papier mache pieces! - Beautiful Textiles and Costume , Gorgeous  Stuff, Wonderful Old Things for your Home and beautiful photography and life style tips. - Dedicated to sourcing stylish and affordable vintage homewares, furniture, lighting and accessories. 18th to 20th Century ceramics and other small collectables. - inspiration and business support for Oxford's independent traders - Affordable and Fun Vintage Fairs coming to a town near you... - a wonderful selection of vintage clothes, accessories and jewellery. - For Gorgeous Vintage inspired Wedding Shoes and Matching Handbags.  -  Vintage Style.  The modern girls guide to styling and buying vintage fashion. - For all things 'Vintage Vanity' both factual and fun! Look at this great site and join the British Compact Collectors' Society too!  Keep a beady eye on this site! It is the contact point  for the Bead Society of Great Britain. - Plastic Fantastic! Seriously this is the website of the Plastics Historical Society and is an excellent resource.  A Living History, Re-enactment or even TimeTravel back to the years of World War Two ( 1930's and 1940's)!  'Harry and Edna' s nostalgic site will keep you informed, amused and eager to return again!. Dig for Victory,  Make do and Mend, Jitterbug and Jive, Wear the Clothes and join them as they live the lifestyle! - For all things 1940s! -  great jazz and soul function band who perform a wide range of music, from laid-back dinner jazz, to swinging big band & Rat Pack pieces, to classic soul and Motown numbers for dancing. - an assortment of vintage goodies and vintage accessories handmade in England. - An eclectic mix of antiques and collectables with a particularly great selection of pens, writing equipment and related paraphanalia and some very beautiful compacts too.  Vintage costume jewelry with an emphasis on signed and unsigned necklaces from the 1960s through the 1980s. - Dance & Vintage Hen Parties! Find out about 1920s Charleston & vintage dance from the 20s,  40s & 50s. Find superb vintage ideas for your hen party, or book dance classes, vintage photography, or mini-makeovers for your party or event!  - Designed and Signed Jewellery, Scandinavian Silver. - Lovely Vintage Jewels and Accessories and more! - Freelance writer. -costume jewellery, bags and accessories in the famous Alfies Antiques in London.  - Original magazine adverts from the 1930's & 1940's. Big
names include; Naturalizer Shoes, Real Silk Hosiery & Coty Perfumes. - 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s Retro furniture, fashion and nostalgia! - London based photographer whose specialities includes art deco,
vintage and noir styles. - For Vintage Pens, Pencils and for all repairs too! -  hand decorated, beautiful, bespoke silks as scarves, bow ties and more. -Poodle skirts and 1950's Vintage Dresses from the USA, Plus sizes as well! - the premier source on the web for vintage clothing accessories - for Jewellery Tools.  Birmingham based Manufacturer and suppliers to the jewellery trade. Cookson Precious Metals offer a choice of supplies from over 10,000 products for jewellers, jobbers, craftsmen and students. - High street Jewellery shop with a wide range and international delivery.  - great site for vintage clothing and accessories for men and women - Ophthalmologist-run Eyeantiques displays items from our ophthalmic past. Some are for sale - Wholesale sterling silver jewelry making supplies by Zeelver Online shop. Sends orders from Bali and Thailand to every country. - become a member of our bag the jewels group, and a fan of the website - just put "bag the jewels" in the search area to find us! - If you enjoy expert opinion on all manner of antiques, Antique Collecting magazine will provide you with an instructive and enjoyable read. From only £30 a year you will receive 10 issues delivered to your doorstep and benefit from many reader offers on a host of books published by Antique Collectors' Club.  Antiques For Sale on Antiques-Now.  Antiques for sale on UK based Antique trading website. Antique Silver, Antique Ceramics, Antique Furniture, Antique Pottery, Wedgwood, Susie Cooper, Collectables and more.  - Organic ear plugs and organic body jewelry by Omerica Organics. Specialists in plug jewelry and tunnels. - for Bed and Breakfasts in OXFORD - Dodgy Rodge - a 1940's style 'spiv' - *Past Perfect Vintage Music* Over 50 CDs and downloads of the most popular vintage music from the 1920s, 30s and 40s. From classic jazz and swing, to amazing big bands and dance bands, and French chansons and vintage love songs. - Buy styles & amazing design of renaissance clothing, medieval costumes, pirate shirts, renaissance costumes, pirate shirt, medieval clothing, renaissance dresses, medieval dresses for celebrating renaissance festival. - Your guide to all things jewellery.  - Vintage and Antique Jewellery  Bracelets to Buckles Jewellery - NHS Discount Site