Saturday, June 28, 2014

July's Birthstone: Ruby

July's birthstone is the ruby.
We have a selection of stunning ruby colored vintage items at Bumbershoot Supplies and Bumbershoot Designs

Vintage Swarovski Crystal Rhinestone Earrings Ruby Red Gold.
Vintage Flower Buttons Ruby Red Plastic Shanks.

Vintage Glass Rhinestone Jewel Ruby Red Oval.
Rubies have for a long time been valued for their rarity and beauty. The color ruby has often held a treasured place in popular culture with references such as Dorothy's ruby slippers in The Wizard of Oz movie. 

Vintage French Sequins Ruby Red Satin Cupped Strand.
Vintage Swarovski Crystal Rhinestone Ruby Red Heart.
Vintage Rhinestone Ruby Red Crystal ss20.
 In 1870 Tiffany & Co. published a birthstone poem in one of their pamphlets. The July poem goes:

"The glowing ruby shall adorn,
Those who in July are born;
Then they'll be exempt and free
From love's doubts and anxiety."

Vintage Swarovski Rhinestone Chain Ruby Crystal.
Vintage Glass Flower Cabochon Ruby Red Star.
For carefree inspiration, we invite you to browse our vintage faux ruby collections at Bumbershoot Designs and Bumbershoot Supplies.

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Bumbershoot Designs and Supplies June 2014 Special for Newsletter Subscribers

Vintage Czech Glass Pearl Buttons, free with purchase! – Our treat for June for our newsletter subscribers is two of these simply gorgeous vintage Czech pearl buttons adorned with rhinestones. Pearl is the birthstone for June and these buttons would be a wonderful feature in any of your June creations. They would also look lovely sewn onto your favorite blouse or maybe even your wedding dress, or used as a bracelet clasp.

Our newsletter subscribers can receive these buttons free with any purchase at Bumbershoot Supplies or Bumbershoot Designs.  See your June 1 and June 15 newsletters for details and the coupon code.
Also, don't forget your 1-time free shipping offer that you received when you signed up for our newsletter.
And YES, you can combine specials. So you can have the buttons plus the free shipping code you received upon signing up for the newsletter in the same order!

Not yet a newsletter subscriber? You can read past issues and you can sign up right here and get your free shipping and earring kit at your next purchase!