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The Vintage Contessa is a internationally respected boutique based in Houston, Texas, with a website catering to global collectors of vintage/estate designer/signed watches, jewelry, handbags and GIA certified diamonds. 
 
Owners Donae & Rob Chramosta are a dynamic husband and wife team.  They scour the globe in the quest to purchase the finest authentic timeless luxury pieces including fine watches, estate signed jewelry, GIA diamonds, collectible coins and designer handbags by Chanel, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Rolex, Cartier, Patek Philippe, Van Cleef & Arpels, Tiffany, Bvlgari, and more. 
 
Donae, fondly known to friends as The Vintage Contessa, left her family business to follow her passion for fashion, joining forces with husband Rob.  With over twenty years experience as a numismatist, watch purveyor, estate jeweler and GIA diamond specialist, Rob's international buying expertise is unsurpassed.   Combining her twenty plus years of luxury marketing experience with Rob’s value honesty and integrity in business dealings, they offer one stop shopping for a curated collection of authentic timeless luxury pieces.
The Vintage Contessa is first time buyers and collectors alike.  Each item they sell has been purchased personally by Rob and Donaerather than offering products on a consignment model like many other sites. Throughout the year, they travel the world to source the most beautiful items, all of which are 100% authentic with an authenticity promise. 

If you are looking to sell one of your bags, they would love to buy it! You can find out more about selling to The Vintage Contessa here
 
The Vintage Contessa is a internationally respected boutique based in Houston, Texas, with a website catering to global collectors of vintage/estate designer/signed watches, jewelry, handbags and GIA certified diamonds. Owners Donae & Rob Chramosta are a dynamic husband and wife team.  They scour the globe in the quest to purchase the finest authentic timeless luxury pieces  by Chanel, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Rolex, Cartier, Patek Philippe, Van Cleef & Arpels, Tiffany, Bvlgari, and more.