Tear Stamp Earrings

Jewelry with a unique history

By KIM PEIFFER
|  Monday, Sep 7, 2009  |  Updated 11:15 PM CDT
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Tear Stamp Earrings

Fox Glove Accessories

Earrings made from global postal stamps.

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WELL-TRAVELED: Designer Betsy Treacy Siber takes eight different vintage stamps from around the world, mounts and laminates them on cardstock paper, then cuts each out individually to get her finished product; handcrafted earrings that have a story to tell. Don’t plan on ever seeing someone else wearing these, each pair is one of a kind. Tear Stamp Earrings, available at Zola Jones; 1944 West Montrose Avenue; 773 275 1845; or online at foxgloveaccessories.siberart.com

HOLIDAY SHOPPER: Shop new shipments of Asian artifacts and furniture pieces on Wednesday, Sept. 9 at Pagoda Red, where they're throwing a Triple Nine party in honor of a traditional Chinese holiday; sip Chrysanthemum cocktails and nosh on apps while you peruse. Pagoda Red; Wednesday, September 9th, 6-8:30 p.m.; 902 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka; rsvp to 847.784.8881
MOD FOR LESS: Head to I.D. in Boystown Tuesday for a deal on Blu Dot furniture; the sale means 20 percent off all Blu Dot products. Tue 11am–7pm; I.D.; 3337 N Halsted St, between Buckingham St and Roscoe St; 773.755.4343
Bored at work? Got a tip? Bored at work? Send your shopping suggestions to Kim Peiffer at kpeiffer@gmail.com
 

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