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The Family Jewels: Transforming trinkets into treasures of lasting meaning

Family jewels made into decorative ornament by Lucia Reale. Photograph by Franco Vogt
All photographs by Franco Vogt

A box of family costume jewelry provides an opportunity for reimagining keepsakes and memories

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A dear friend approached me this past holiday season with an inquiry about making some special gifts for her family from her parent’s costume

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