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5 Ways to Reset Vintage Jewelry


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If your jewelry box is full of vintage pieces you'd like to update, refurbish or even recycle, there are lots of easy ways to turn Grandma's treasures into fashionable accessories. There's nothing wrong with tradition, but when your baubles look like they'd be more at home in a museum display than on your person, it's time to try a few creative renovations.


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