The Endless Fascination of Antique Jewellery
Inga Jonson grew up within a world of antiques in the Adelaide Hills. Her Grandfather was a watch and jewellery dealer who ran a shop in Adelaide, thus passing the fascination on to her mother, the inimitable and unforgettable Helen Badge, whose shops, The Gold Brooch, and later, The Jewel Boutique; Helen Badge Jewellery, in Adelaide and Melbourne were both treasure troves of antique and stylish unique handmade jewels.
Helen Badge's Jewel Boutique, antique and vintage jewellery shop in Melbourne delighted passers by on bustling Little Collins street with its unique array of stylish, stunning antique and contemporary jewellery.
Inga completed an Arts Degree at Adelaide University, whilst still dashing back and forth to The Gold Brooch in between lectures, to help out and to peruse the latest treasures. Despite completing her degree majoring in English Literature; It was too late for she too was infected with the family obsession for Antique Jewellery!
After finishing University, she worked side by side with Helen in the business, buying, selling and endlessly discussing antique jewellery. Jewellery from all the eras, from Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian, Art Deco, Retro and through to unique contemporary handmade jewellery was showcased.
Some years, a further Masters business degree, and four teenage children later- Inga has the time and energy to devote to her first love, antique jewellery.
Her online store offers a selection of beautiful antique jewellery.
Quality and affordability are the 'hallmarks' of Darling Deco Jewellery and she offers a no fuss money back return guarantee for all purchases.
Free shipping, free resizing and after sales care for all purchases made at Darling Deco jewellery.
She offers an extra personalised service and an immediate delivery of jewellery with an unconditional, no fuss, no quibbles Money Back Guarantee for all purchases.
Based in Melbourne, she is available for appointments to view rings/jewellery in Melbourne, travels to Adelaide, Sydney, Perth, Hobart and Brisbane.