Round two of the Five and Dime Style Jewelry challenge will be brooch and earring set.
This has been a bit of a stumper for some of us because brooches aren't what most people make of late, and some of us are a little too young to know what a Woolworth or J.J. Newberry store was.
So....first, I'd like you to watch this video of Nanci Griffith singing "Love at the Five and Dime", and listen especially to her explanation of what it was like to go to a Woolworth's store:
I especially enjoyed the video as this song is one I have always loved, it tells a story.
Here's a quote from my Facebook Fan Page (find it here) under the Discussion Tab on the next round of the challenge (find the discussion under the DISCUSSIONS tab at the top of the page---you'll want to check it, it's a deep discussion with A LOT of commentary):