Category Archives: Evening Purses

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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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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Answering Question About Cleaning Silver Mesh Purses

Hello Bling Lovers, Thanks for the question. If you have a mesh purse with leather do NOT dip the purse. Leather can not be dipped in TarnX.   Sorry, you can use silver paste and a soft tooth brush on the … Continue reading

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Silver Cleaning Revisited

Hello Fellow Bling Lovers,   This morning JC members have been sending messages about jewelry cleaning. They value patina. One member mentioned damage done to a piece by using Tarn-X. I had to add my thoughts.  I know I am new … Continue reading

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Silver Cleaning – Another Opinion

Hello Bling Lovers, Bernie’s Vintage Blog is a place where I can share my journey as I learn more and more about vintage jewelry, evening purses, glass and other amazing collectibles left to me by my wonderful Mom. I am … Continue reading

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Success: Silver Mesh Purse Shiny

Hello Bling Lovers, I am excited. I actually successfully cleaned a vintage sterling silver mesh evening bag. I was trying to figure out how to safely remove tarnish.  As I described in an earlier post, I cleaned a sterling drawstring purse … Continue reading

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