Published on April 26, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

1914 Atlantic City Imperial Council Gathering Compass

Nautical Inspired Compass

French Family Medal Celebrating Families of Five Children or More

Belgian Professional Dancers and Fitness Union

Published on July 25, 2012, by in Uncategorized.

Celebrating concrete manufacturing, boxing, Hungarian national day…

Each carries a historical narrative, a timeless tradition of celebrating human achievement.

Published on May 18, 2012, by in Uncategorized.

This year Blue Ribbon Salvage shared booth 69 with the amazing Double Parlour! For the 2nd year in a row I was honored with being distinguished with an Editor’s Choice Award! This is a powerful event that truly highlights, celebrates and inspires the talents and creative energy of thousands of amazing creators, artists, and makers.


Published on January 17, 2012, by in Uncategorized.


Congratulations to David Munro of San Francisco~ the Love Letter contest winner! Congratulations are also in order to his  lovely wife Xandra~ the recipient of the prize necklace, a beautiful love letter, and of course David’s heart!


Here is the prize submission~ what is X?

In the Spirit of Valentine’s Day we are pleased to announce our Love Letter Contest!

To enter:
* Please send your original, unpublished letter (in English)  for consideration along with the your name, address, and phone number.
* Limit your entry to under 100 lines.
* The winning letter may be excerpted for display on
* Submit your entry  by email to by 5:00 PM on February 7, 2012.
* There will be one winner and he/she will be notified on February 8, 2012.

The prize is a necklace comprised of a 1924 Medal from the Belgian Newspaper Le Soir~ “The Evening”, faceted round Garnet beads, antiqued brass chain and a hook closure for an adjustable length. Make your sweetheart feel prized!



Published on October 7, 2011, by in Uncategorized.

1927 Spirit of St. Louis commemorative compass necklace.

1930′s French motorcycling necklace.

Turn of the century steering wheel compass necklace.

1930′s Boxing Mandallion.

During World War II, many American troops were transported from Germany to France for return to the States in a rough-riding boxcars which carried 40 men or 8 horses (40 hommes et 8 chevaux). Veterans’ memories of travel in the rickety, unheated cars are pretty vivid; some men even resorted to building fires inside them to keep warm on the long, slow trips.

1880′s French Cycling Sterling Medal ~ absolutely stunning necklace.