Warman's Costume Jewelry: Identification and Price Guide

Warman's Costume Jewelry: Identification and Price

From disposable bauble to collectible art form!Stylish and beautiful, vintage costume jewelry ignites the passions of collectors and fashionistas alike. Originally created as an inexpensive accessory to be worn and then discarded, costume jewelry is now considered an art form worth many times its original purchase price!Warman's Costume Jewelry sparkles with wearable art creating during the past 100 years, spanning the Victorian era through the early part of the 21st century. Dazzling jewelry images, histories, profiles, and current market values are presented by one of the most highly regarded jewelry experts in the country, Pamela Y. Wiggins.Detailed descriptions and up-to-date pricing information for more than 750 pieces of jewelryValuable background information about jewelry designers and manufacturersTips on dating and identifying costume jewelryWarman's Costume Jewelry offers a brilliant showcase for all the glitters!

  • Brand: Warman's
  • ASIN: 1440239444
  • UPC: 884673682110

Vintage Jewelry Design: Classics to Collect & Wear (Vintage Fashion Series)

Vintage Jewelry Design: Classics to Collect & Wear

This gorgeous coffee-table book, with a foreword by influential jeweler Gerda Flöckinger, showcases classic vintage jewelry from the past 100 years. Featuring examples that epitomize the iconic styles of each decade, it offers an overview of the most influential designers (including Tiffany, Cartier, Fabergé, and Chanel), their sources of inspiration, and materials of choice. Photos display a selection of rare and remarkable pieces from museums and private owners, and a vintage shopping guide gives tips on spotting fakes, caring for purchases, and other important facts collectors should know.

  • Brand: Brand: Lark Crafts
  • ASIN: 1600597149

Vintage Revised Jewelry: 35 step-by-step projects inspired by lost, found, and recycled treasures

Vintage Revised Jewelry: 35 step-by-step projects inspired by

Transform vintage finds and broken objects into jewelry to treasure with Vintage Revised Jewelry.Nichole Bush has a passion for creating one-of-a-kind jewelry by combining antique and vintage treasures to make distinctive and unique statements, and in these 35 projects, she shares that passion with you. Old keys become quirky earrings or hang on chains as a pretty necklace. Pieces of watches capture a moment in time —combined with other trinkets, they're turned into a lapel pin or wrist cuff. Anything can be a charm for a necklace or bracelet—from beads to brooches and earrings, even door knobs. Metal locker number tags act as intriguing focal points and tintypes (photographs on metal rather than paper, made in the late 19th century) provide an instant echo of the past. Some designs are deeply personal, incorporating things that remind Nichole of family and friends, and she suggests what you might include for your own individual pieces. With clear, step-by-step artworks and instructions, a helpful techniques section, and lots of inspiration throughout, you will soon become skilled in making your own pieces of nostalgic, stunning jewelry.

  • Brand: Cico
  • ASIN: 190886270X
  • UPC: 499991619856

7000 Years of Jewelry

7000 Years of

The most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated history of jewelry. The previous edition of this exhaustive survey was published to critical acclaim by the British Museum Press. Since publication, the museum has expanded its collection, with major acquisitions of pieces from Europe and Asia. The new edition includes a complete revision of the section on Europe after 1700, plus revisions to the sections on Celtic Europe, Roman Britain, cameos and finger rings. The book explores the varied styles, techniques and materials used to make jewelry in many civilizations throughout the world and across the millennia. Egyptian necklaces, Celtic torcs, South American gold masks, Renaissance pendants and Art Nouveau buckles are examples of the range of the masterpieces described and illustrated with 400 superb photographs. 7000 Years of Jewelry takes readers on an impressive tour that includes, among other times and places: The Middle East: 5000-2000 BC Egypt: 1500-900 BC Phoenician, Greek, Etruscan and Persian Lands: 850-325 BC China, Celtic Europe, Mexico and Peru: 600 BC-AD 600 The Mediterranean, India, Egypt, Roman Britain and Byzantium: 325 BC-AD 600 Europe, China, Korea and Japan: 300-1000 Mayan Central America: 600-1000 Central and South America: 500-1500 Europe, Islam, China, ...

  • ASIN: 1554073952

Collectible Costume Jewelry: Identification and Values

Collectible Costume Jewelry: Identification and

Collectible Costume Jewelry simplifies the understanding of historical and social influences which will aid in identification. All the major designers and manufacturers like Haskell, Coro, Eisenberg, and Trifari are featured. There are dates given and examples of the jewelry for which the designer/manufacturer is best known. A time chart shows what was in style during each period of time as do the fascinating vintage ads. There are examples from the Victorian era to the present, even featuring recent pieces by designers such as Anne Klein and Joan Rivers. There is a helpful glossary of jewelry terms with picture examples. Nearly 600 full-color pictures arranged by subjects. Current values, marks, and detailed descriptions. 2005 values.

  • Brand: Brand: Collector Books
  • ASIN: 0891457623

Field Guide To Costume Jewelry: The Crash Course In Costume Jewelry (Field Guide to Jewelry Book 1)

Field Guide To Costume Jewelry: The Crash Course

Written by an Ebay seller with 14 years experience this is a great guide to spotting fabulous costume jewelry. 175 beautiful photos illustrate a cornucopia of famous jewelry designers and manufacturers. Excellent detailed bibliography with short reviews helps you find additional resources. Includes a handy field checklist.Maureen blogs at She is a member of Costume Jewelry Collectors International.

  • ASIN: B00J1O9HWI

Answers to Questions About Old Jewelry, 1840-1950: Identification and Value Guide

Answers to Questions About Old Jewelry, 1840-1950: Identification

A Jewelry ClassicFor three decades, Answers to Questions About Old Jewelry has served as the most respected and authoritative reference to the subject of vintage jewelry on the market. The new edition of this timeless classic finds acclaimed jewelry expert C. Jeanenne Bell at her best û sharing her impressive understanding of the subject with unbridled passion for her life-long pursuit.Offering significant historical information and lavish images of remarkable pieces, this best-selling guide to antique jewelry takes you on a beautiful and edifying adventure. Bell's historical sense, coupled with her keen eye for detail and value, makes her work a cherished addition to the library for both the beginning or veteran jewelry collector.This new edition features nearly 1,000 all-new color photographs of the most collectible jewelry today from 1840 to 1950, fully vetted values, and offers indispensable insight for various jewelry styles, including:VictorianEdwardian and Egyptian RevivalArt Nouveau and Art DecoRetro ModernBakelite, Costume, Mexican and Modernist A former appraiser for "Antiques Roadshow," Bell also provides additional information on maker's marks, trademarks, designer marks, and circa dating clues.

  • Brand: Krause Publications
  • ASIN: 1440240183
  • UPC: 074962017185

Warman's Vintage Jewelry: Identification And Price Guide

Warman's Vintage Jewelry: Identification And Price

Trinkets and treasures, that's the story of vintage jewelry. Today, jewelry is one of the most popular areas of collecting, and with millions of pieces on the market, there are plenty of possibilities for finding the piece that fits your interest and budget. Warman's Vintage Jewelry contains more than 800 color photos, descriptions and prices of stunning pieces of white metal and rhinestone jewelry. As a bonus, you will gain access to a history of rhinestones, including cuts and shapes.

  • ASIN: B0050550RS

Secrets of the Gem Trade: The Connoisseur's Guide to Precious Gemstones

Secrets of the Gem Trade: The Connoisseur's Guide

Completely revised and expanded with 11 new chapters: Jade / Demantoid Garnet / Natural Nacreous Pearls / Conch Pearls / Sunstone / Moonstone / Peridot / Cobalt Blue Spinel / Red -Pink Spinel / Golconda (Type IIa) Diamonds. Five new introductory essay: Blue-white diamonds / Jadeite / Natural Pearls / Spinel / Feldspars. Plus 278 color photographs (171 additional) which include exclusive images from major museum collections and the latest auction market icons. The definitive book for anyone wanting to learn how the best gemologists in the world evaluate precious gems, and what makes one stone merely a good stone versus a truly fabulous museum quality gem. The author, Richard Wise, is one of the world's foremost gemologists.

  • ASIN: 0972822321

Schreiner: Masters of Twentieth-Century Costume Jewelry

Schreiner: Masters of Twentieth-Century Costume

  • ASIN: 0998747408

How to Sell Vintage & Gold Jewelry Online: A snarky, opinionated guide to selling smalls and all.

How to Sell Vintage & Gold Jewelry Online:

Do not surrender good jewelry to the gold buyers! Written with heart and humor, this sassy little book explains how to sell vintage and gold jewelry on eBay for top dollar. Since success can lead to obsession, the author explains how to buy online to resell online. Explanations of the entire process are peppered with the author's real world wins and woes. Micki Suzanne is a freelance marketing writer and lifetime collector who has owned her own brick and mortar antique shop. Lyme disease turned her world upside down, forcing her to turn to eBay for inventory and much-needed additional income. She is a former eBay Voices of the Community member with 100% positive feedback.

  • ASIN: 0978739329

Vintage Jewellery Sourcebook

Vintage Jewellery

From Lalique's Art Nouveau enamelwork through 1940s Bakelite and 1980s costume pieces, this stunningly illustrated guide captures 100 years of jewelry. For every decade from 1890-1990 there's a historical introduction, a look at key styles, and an at-a-glance view of the designs that defined the era. For those hoping to buy (or sell), Vintage Jewellery Sourcebook offers pointers on sourcing and caring for original antique pieces.

  • Brand: Sterling Publishing
  • ASIN: 1780974280

Inside the Jewelry Box, Vol. 2: A Collector's Guide to Costume Jewelry: Identification and Values

Inside the Jewelry Box, Vol. 2: A Collector's

Ann Mitchell Pitman brings a touch of Southern humor to the vintage costume jewelry collecting field with her Inside the Jewelry Box, Volume 2. Her second volume features nearly 1,000 full-color photographs and websites devoted to selling vintage costume jewelry, and details companies previously given little or no coverage in other reference books. More vintage magazine ads are featured, along with the California ceramic jewelry companies like Ruby Z, Parrot Pearls, and Flying Colors. Specific information is given on selling jewelry on eBay. Designers such as Miriam Haskell, Chanel, Stanley Hagler, Schiaparelli, Joseff, Hattie Carnegie, Hobe, Mazer Bros., Trifari, Ian St. Gielar, Eisenberg, and Coro are represented. Forbidden Fruit, Deco, Fruit Salad, Bakelite, and Lucite jewelry are also presented, making this a wonderful all-around reference for vintage costume jewelry collectors and dealers. 2007 values.

  • Brand: Brand: Collector Books
  • ASIN: 1574325426

The Jewelry Face Book of Pins & Pendants: Vintage Visages

The Jewelry Face Book of Pins & Pendants:

Famous faces of the jewelry world, from anonymous beauties to celebrities so big they had jewelry made of their mugs. Figural face pins, pendants and earrings made of Lucite, wood, Bakelite, metal and more, with history, background and prices.

  • Brand: Brand: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • ASIN: 146817875X

Vintage Jewelry: A Price and Identification Guide, 1920 to 1940s

Vintage Jewelry: A Price and Identification Guide, 1920

As good as gold, this book satisfies the tastes of anyone with a curiosity for old white metal and rhinestone jewelry. The award-winning producer of the Hidden Treasures: Antique and Costume Jewelry video series brings you this beautiful book, featuring more than 1,000 pieces of jewelry. Filled with 400 color photographs that bring these glittering baubles to life, the book details white metal and rhinestone jewelry of the 1920s-1940s. Readers will learn the history of rhinestones, the different types of metal and rhinestones used during this era, and the fashion trends that influenced the designs. An extensive pricing and identification guide covers signed and unsigned foreign and American pieces. Leigh Leshner has been collecting vintage jewelry since she was 11 and has been a dealer for more than 12 years. She participates in antiques shows, provides appraisal services, and is considered one of the foremost experts on vintage jewelry. • Features more than 1,000 pieces of jewelry • Extensive pricing and identification guide • Showcases both signed and unsigned pieces, as well as foreign and domestic

  • Brand: Brand: Krause Publications
  • ASIN: 0873494237
  • UPC: 046081004230
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