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About kalanikaichat

My husband Bruce Gainer and I are owners of 209 and S106 at Kalanikai. We hope to chat with other owners and residents to learn more about our complex and our association. We hope Kalanikaichat enhances communication. Who knows we may make some new friends..

THE CALL OF VINTAGE BLING

Hello Bling Lovers,  Wearable art. For me, whether it is jewelry hanging on my body or a lovely vintage evening purse in my hands, I am entranced by the creative wonderful art that I can look at as I take … Continue reading

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Bernie’s Vintage Web Site is Down

Hello Bling Lovers, I made a mistake and didn’t renew my yearly subscription to my Bernie’s Vintage web site. I did mange to renew my Domain name and so I still have it. I am hoping with help to get … Continue reading

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Sparkle and Glitter – Shiny Jewelry – Wonderful Art

Hello Bling Lovers, What a wonderful time I had with my oldest daughter. She was married last weekend and she wanted to wear something from my Mom’s collection of rhinestone jewelry. We looked and sorted. We went through at least … Continue reading

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Vintage Evening Purses…Lovely and Interesting!

Hello Bling Lovers!  I love this old Whiting and Davis vintage evening purse. The black and white enameled design is from the Deco era. The polished silver plated compact top features a raised oval disc decorated in black enamel, depicting a colonial … Continue reading

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Joy Behar, these are your earrings!

Amazing autumn colors. Wonderful root beer and amber-colored rhinestones set in small gold leaves. Joy Behar, these earrings are PERFECT for you! Add these sparkles to your ears. Your hair – Amber and root beer rhinestones – the perfect combination!

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Cleaning Rhinestone Jewelry

Hello Bling Lovers, Recently members of a jewelry collecting, selling group have been talking about cleaning their rhinestone jewelry. One member used a cleaner called Awesome. He got the piece he was cleaning wet with the solution. He ended up … Continue reading

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Vintage Rhinestone Brooches Designed as Hair Pretties, Yes!

Hello Bling Lovers, Yesterday, I took a walk and ended up at our little town’s Wednesday Market. I met a woman who designs and works with beads. She and I are meeting to see if she can help me make … Continue reading

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