Using , vintage, antiques, healing crystals, hand crafted bronze and silver artisan pendants.... to Thai Budha amulets, handmade and blessed by Thai monks .... The London designer Natalie Barton creates objects of beauty.
Welcome to Barton Boutique.
Here you will discover a collection of unique jewellery creations, using a variety of wonderful gems .
From vintage, antiques, healing crystals, hand crafted bronze and silver artisan pendants .......To thai Budha amulets, handmade and bless by Thai monks.
I am a designer who loves to constantly create works of art. I have always had a real a passion for Jewellery of all kinds, and the true history and origins behind it all. I adore up-cycling and creating something new out of something old.... To bring new life to vintage, retro and natural objects, then turning them into super-special pieces.
I research everything very carefully and source my vintage elements from flea markets around the world and feel it very important to keep it's history in tact.
Each beautiful hand made piece has been designed and handmade by myself , to be adorned by you and your loved ones.
Have a great shop and I really hope you enjoy your purchase.
This stunning range of antique gem set Threepences 'Porteur de Fortune' , will melt anyone's heart. Each one of these antique Good Luck / Love tokens are completely unique
An old English superstition decreed that a bent coin should always be kept in a pocket or purse to ensure that it's owner would always have a good amount of money.
There were other purposes too. In medieval times, until at least the late 16th century, it was customary for a man to bend a copper coin and give it to his sweetheart as a token of his love and intention of marriage. They were never spent and were always carried by the woman as a demonstration of her loyalty and as a constant reminder to her each time she opened her purse.
In later centuries, especially the 18th and 19th centuries, coins were still used as love tokens. They were hand made; created by the young people to give to their sweethearts, and in some instances were given by soldiers and sailors before they went abroad as a keepsake of them.
Barton Boutique Jewellery is designed and hand made by myself to bring old and new together in harmony, to create something unique and special. So, all these element have been brought together to bring you my new little range of lucky love tokens which I have named 'Porteur de fortune'. ( All of these beautiful antique love token coins are original with their settings), ready to be adorned.
From Vintage silver and gold to natural raw crystals and VINTAGE coins.
Here are just a handful of peices here for Summer 2018:
HAND PAINTED GANESH AND LAKSHMI PENDANT NECKLACE.
HAND PAINTED BUDHA PENDANT NECKLACE.
HAND PAINTED MURLIDHAR KRISHNA WITH COW PENDANT NECKLACE.
HAND PAINTED SMALL PARAKEET PENDANT NECKLACE.
EACH NECKLACE UNIQUE, ETHICALLY SOURCED AND LOVINGLY HAND PAINTED IN INDIA BY AN INDEPENDENT ARTIST. AFTER BEING PAINTING AND DRIED, THEY ARE FRAMED UNDER GLASS AND ENCASED IN A SOLID SILVER CASKET.
EACH FRAMED PIECE OF ART IS MARRIED WITH STERLING SILVER BELLS OR TRINKETS , WHICH ARE THEN STRUNG TOGETHER WITH HAND DYED SILK RIBBONS (ALL CAREFULLY CHOSEN TO BRING OUT THE BEAUTIFUL COLOURS IN EACH PIECE).
EACH LITTLE INDIAN PENDANT HAS IT’S OWN SYMBOLISM : GANESHA IS ONE OF THE BEST-KNOWN AND MOST WORSHIPED DEITIES
IN THE HINDU PANTHEON. AS THE GOD OF BEGINNINGS, HE IS WIDELY
REVERED AS THE REMOVER OR OBSTACLES, THE PATRON OF ARTS AND SCIENCES,
AND THE DEVA OF INTELLECT AND WISDOM.
HE IS POPULARLY WORSHIPPED AS A REMOVER OF OBSTACLES, BOTH OF A
MATERIAL AND SPIRITUAL ORDER, AND PLACES OBSTACLES IN THE PATH OF
THOSE WHO NEED TO BE CHECKED.
GANESHA HOLDS, SUPPORT AND GUIDES ALL OTHER CHAKRAS, THERBY
“GOVERNING THE FORCES THAT PROPEL THE WHEEL OF LIFE”.
WITH A HISTORY DATING BACK 3000 YEARS, KUCHI JEWELLERY IS A TRADITIONAL ETHNIC STYLE OF JEWELLERY ASSOCIATED WITH THE KUCHI TRIBE OF AFGHANISTAN.
ALSO KNOWN AS PASHTUN OR PAKHTOON PEOPLE. KUCHI TRIBESPEOPLE ARE NOMADIC GYPSIES FROM THE MOUNTAINOUS REGIONS OF SOUTHERN AND EASTERN AFGHANISTAN, AND MORE RECENTLY PAKISTAN. FOR CENTURIES, THE KUCHI TRIBE TRAVELLED FREELY ACROSS THE BORDERS OF THE MIDDLE EAST AND CENTRAL ASIA, AND WERE ONCE THE MOST PROLIFIC GROUP OF MERCHANTS WHO TRAVELLED THE OLD TRADE ROUTES OF THE REGION.
BARTON BOUTIQUE JEWELLERY IS DESIGNED TO BRING OLD AND NEW TOGETHER IN HARMONY:
THE RICH AND FASCINATING HISTORY THE KUCHI TRIBE IS REFLECTED THROUGH THESE LOVELY JEWELLERY PIECES THAT RADIATE TRIBAL ENERGY, EXUBERANT COLOUR AND A MODERN TWIST..... THIS COLLECTION CARRIES THE SPIRIT OF AN ANCIENT GYPSY TRIBE THROUGH TO THE PRESENT DAY.
BARTON BOUTIQUE JEWELLERY IS DESIGNED TO BALANCE THE BODY USING THE HEALING PROPERTIES OF GEMSTONES AND CRYSTALS. FOR THOUSANDS OF YEARS, ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS HAVE UTILIZED THE POWER OF CRYSTALS TO RELEASE MENTAL, PHYSICAL AND SPIRITUAL BLOCKAGES, THUS FACILITATING THE FREE FLOW OF THROUGHOUT THE BODY. ON A CELLULAR LEVEL, OUR BODIES AND QUARTZ CRYSTAL ARE BOTH MADE UP OF MINERAL SILICON-DIOXIDE. BECAUSE OF THIS, WE ARE NATURALLY RECEPTIVE TO THE VIBRATIONS OF CRYSTALS AS THEY TRANSMIT, REFLECT, STORE LIGHT AND RECEIVE ENERGY. WHEN CRYSTALS ARE PLACED DIRECTLY ON YOUR BODY, THEY HAVE A POWERFUL VIBRATORY EFFECT THAT SURGES FROM THE CRYSTAL TO YOU. ACCORDING TO THE LAW OF PHYSICS, THOUGHTS DIRECT ENERGY AND ENERGY FOLLOWS THOUGHT. EACH OF OUR CRYSTAL ENERGY PIECES SERVE AS A TOOL TO HELP THE THOUGHTS OF OUR CONSCIOUSNESS CONNECT WITH OUR BODY.
A BEAUTIFUL PALE CYAN NATURAL 'EVIL EYE SOLAR QUARTZ' RING. THESE ARE NATURAL FREE FORM RINGS, ADJUSTABLE TO FIT ANY SIZE SEMI PRECIOUS STONES, EACH SET IN 24K GOLD EDGE PLATE ON BRASS.
AS WITH ALL QUARTZ IT IS AN ENERGY ENHANCER, CONNECTING TO SPIRIT AND HARMONY. SOLAR QUARTZ IS SAID TO BRING EMOTIONAL STRENGTH AND UPLIFTING WITH GREAT POWER AND ENERGY.
THIS PURPLE AGATE GEODE RING HAS A CONNECTION TO THE VIOLET FLAME OF ST. GERMAIN.
IT BRINGS A VERY LOVING AND HEART FELT FREQUENCY TO THE
CARRIER OF THIS STONE.
IT ALSO CONNECTS TO THE CROWN CHAKRA MAKING THIS A POWERFUL
SPIRITUAL STONE FOR THE HEART TO THE CROWN AND DOWN.
BALANCES YIN AND YANG OF THE MENTAL, EMOTIONAL, AND PHYSICAL. IT STABILIZES THE AURA AND ELIMINATES NEGATIVITY. AIDS IN STRENGTHENING SIGHT, AND PROMOTE FIDELITY IN A MARRIAGE.