Vintage pieces in brass and bronze: from something old come something new.

By Real Simple
Updated October 14, 2009
Charles Masters

These beautiful pieces of jewelry have a surprising storybook story line: They’re cast from the original door numbers and letters from New York’s Plaza Hotel. Sweet but sophisticated, the creations are as enduring as Eloise.

To buy: Lulu Frost Jewelry pin, $260; bracelets, from $240; and necklaces, from $300: Sucre, 212-352-1640 to order.