20 Vintage Objects That Continue To Charm

“This is my great-great-grandmother’s ring.”

“I really like how it’s nothing too fancy or anything. I can wear it with almost anything and think about my family while I wear it.”

“My great-great-grandma’s engagement ring, about 120 years old”

“My grandmother’s hair dryer — it was bought in 1963 and still works.”

“An exercise bike at my in-laws’, it looks a few decades old. Lacks adjustable resistance but still delivers great workouts!”

“Instead of buying the new version of this Fisher Price farm set for my son, I thrifted a much older version a couple of years ago.”

“It’s been played with almost daily since, and I see it lasting another 30+ years!”

“My mom still uses her 49-year-old General Electric Go Dryer 400.”

“Today, I finally got to say yes to the very same ruby and diamonds that my great-great-grandmother said yes to in 1911.”

“This ring is valuable to me because more than 20 years ago, my dad gave it to my mom.”

“And today, a jeweler said it’s from the 1890s-1930s at the latest. I was fully expecting it to be a very good reproduction of an Art Deco-style ring. It had probably been worn for decades before my father got it.”

“A purse from my grandmother”

“My 18k gold French chainmail coin purse”

“My great-grandmother left behind a Rolex from 1925.”

“Never thought I would be excited to spend $30 on a garbage can.”

“I inherited a lot of my grandmother’s jewelry when she passed, and these are my favorite pieces.”

“There’s an inscription from my grandfather in the wedding band that’s hard to see.”

“This is a Christmas tree from the jewelry of my great-grandmother. She made it herself.”

“My vintage knitting basket. It used to be my grandmother’s!”

“Even mundane objects like a toaster had style back in the day.”

“Just realized I have a vintage meat thermometer and a modern one, both from the same company.”

“This is the coolest vintage lamp.”

“I just inherited this vintage vanity set that was my great-aunt’s. What are the dexter-looking tools at the bottom used for?”

“The jar with the little hole is called a “hair bowl.” They were used to literally hold the lost strands of hair after brushing. The other bowls were for powders and the lidded box was for soap”

“The scissors and scalpel-looking tools are for the nails. The thin hooked one is a button hook. As for the 2 that look like little spoons… They might be ear cleaners.”

“I’m using this powder case now.”

“A breakfast box that has been used for more than 30 years”

Source: brightside.me

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