My 3 Fave Instagram Feeds for Vintage Jewelry Inspiration

Do you love vintage jewelry as much as I do?

Since I was I was a girl, I’ve been obsessed with the jewelry that was in my mother’s jewelry box. As an adult, I started collecting my own vintage jewelry and antique pieces from all over the world. In fact, vintage jewelry has become an inspiration for design elements which I incorporate into my designs.

So it’s no surprise that I have some favorites on Instagram. I thought I would share for you my top 3 fave Instagram feeds today…and yes, they are all vintage jewelry dealers in one way or another.


Metier Images

Ahh, Metier! Metier was one of my first wholesale accounts back in 1998. Shari and her cohort Trina, always curate the most amazing jewelry (contemporary, vintage and estate) since she had her shop on Maiden Lane.

Over the years, they’ve evolved. Lucky for us, Metier is now online with one of the best instagram feeds ever. I am drooling over this Victorian Turquoise Enamel Ring. I think it might be mine really soon!


Gem Gossip and Tracy Matthews

Duh, for jewelry lovers who doesn’t follow GemGossip. I serendipitously ran into Danielle on the streets of Soho which is funny because I Barely recognize celebrities walking around in my hood but felt compelled to shout out “you’re the GemGossip girl!”

Sometimes you just gotta do it. GemGossip has the most beautiful images consistently posted and quite frankly I buy want to buy everything.


Ageless Heirlooms

Recently I started following Ageless Heirlooms and I’m loving some of the simpler Vintage pieces she always shows.

She a collector, an appraiser and a dealer so she is always showing some really beautiful pieces in her feed.

So what did you think? Make sure you pop on over to say hi and follow me on Instagram.

Are you on Instagram? If so, tell me in the comments below:

1. Who are your favorite people to follow? and Why?

2. Post your Instagram handle.

If you are on Instagram, make sure you follow me @tracymatthewsny and I promise to give you a glimpse into my favorite jewelry pieces, some cool lifestyle tips and a peek inside all that’s fun in NYC.
Of course, I love to design, so if a vintage inspired custom designed piece hits your fancy, then hit me up over here.


  1. Michelle @ Adirondack Weddings Magazine on April 23, 2014 at 5:41 pm

    I love the vintage rings; they are one of my favorite looks right now in jewelry!

  2. Kapsalon Amersfoort on December 10, 2015 at 1:13 pm

    Not really my style, too much jewelry. I do love the vintage jewelry but on the pictures its a bit too much for me. A few jewels on your body is enough.

  3. Emmy on March 16, 2017 at 7:55 pm

    All three of those choices are new to me! Thanks for sharing, Tracy =)

  4. Mary Tadlock on June 18, 2017 at 8:05 am

    I think I have a one of a kind ring in the whole world. I just need to know what to do

  5. Anna on October 16, 2017 at 8:31 pm

    You have a nice set of rings! lovely collection 🙂

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