Sunday, April 27, 2008

Cool Vintage Finds - Feeling blue?

The theme for today's Cool Vintage Finds is one of my favourite colours, blue. I remember when I was a lot younger, much like Picasso, I went through a Blue Period; I was practically obsessed with blue. Around the age of four, I loved to play with my colouring books and box of crayons and the first colour that I always reached for was Cerulean.

When I was seven, I had this cute little blue striped shirt that I would always want to wear with everything, and I mean everything. My mother and I often had little arguments with her trying to convince me that blue did not go well with every colour. Luckily, I grew out of that phase but I still have a soft spot for this colour.

Here are three great vintage items that'll have you singing the blues in no time.

Vintage Blue Turbo Aviator Sunglasses
Starting Bid: US$9.99
BUY-IT-NOW Price: US$12.99
Auction End: May-03-08 19:46:49 PDT (6 days 11 hours)

These 80s aviator ski racer sunglasses have a unique hand polished frame with a T inlay over the bridge and "TURBO" printed on the arms. The lens are 100% UV protected. These sunglasses are in excellent condition, never worn.

Check out these cool sunglasses here.

Vintage Blue Czech Glass Bracelet
Starting Bid: US$4.99
Auction End: May-04-08 07:50:07 PDT (6 days 23 hours)

This Art Nouveau style Czech bracelet has beautiful cut steel connectors between each of the dazzling oval blue glass stones. Each stone is faceted and sits in a steel bezel and is held in place with prongs. It is in good condition except for a few flea bites, a small chip in a stone and a broken loop.

Get this beautiful bracelet here.

Vintage Royal Blue Leather Cinch Belt
Starting Bid: US$9.99
Auction End: Apr-29-08 09:35:16 PDT (2 days 1 hour)

This is a fantastic vintage 80s buttery soft unlined leather belt in royal blue. It is 1 7/8" wide with a 2 1/8" wide buckle. The buckle features silver toned metal tips. It is in excellent condition.

If you like this great belt, get it here.

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