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    Default Where to buy a nice brooch?

    Hey learned ladies!
    My aunt is turning 70 next month and I'd like to get her something small but nice. I was thinking a brooch?
    She's the kind of woman who is very elegant, doesn't look her age, dresses modestly, quite upmarket, always immaculate.
    I want to get something thoughtful for her as she lost her only child to cancer 18 months ago buuuuut I only want to spend up to $100 though
    Any ideas where to get a nice little brooch or any other ideas for a gift?
    I'm so hopeless at this so any ideas welcome!!

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    Adelaide exchange jewellers ? They have vintage pieces I would imagine but have no idea how much they would charge. There is also a lady on fb called lily buds buttons and bestokes she is based in Perth and does individual and custom piece s

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    Try looking on Etsy. Not just handmade but lots of vintage pieces on there too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TeaAndToast View Post
    Try looking on Etsy. Not just handmade but lots of vintage pieces on there too.
    I always find etsy completely overwhelming

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    Quote Originally Posted by gingermillie View Post
    I always find etsy completely overwhelming
    I understand! I just did a quick search under vintage brooch and then filtered to include only australian sellers and items between $50-80 and there were some really lovely pieces of you don't mind giving vintage/pre-loved.

    This one is really pretty. But lots of others from different eras depending of the style you are looking for.

    https://www.etsy.com/au/listing/2716...marcasite-leaf

    Of course there is always handmade as well but you have to sift through a lot more in terms of quality.

    I love Etsy!

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    Etsy would be great for a brooch. You may have luck at an independent jeweller, too.

    Another idea is a shawl.


 

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