Antique collectible costume jewelry - Bookshelf
Pocket Collectibles: Costume Jewlery covers major "Golden Era" designers and includes an A-Z list of other designers. This guide features detailed captions for enthusiasts and collectors.
About this book
Covering all the major designers and styles from the 1920s through the present day, Pocket Collectibles: Costume Jewlery features unsigned pieces, hot collecting trends, and spotlights major designers. Pocket Collectibles: Costume Jewlery covers major "Golden Era" designers and includes an A-Z list of other designers. This guide features detailed captions for enthusiasts and collectors.
Provides descriptions and prices for more than seven hundred-fifty pieces of costume jewelry, including background information, dating tips, and manufacturer facts.
About this book
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 jewelry Valuable background information about jewelry designers and manufacturers Tips on dating and identifying costume jewelry Warman's Costume Jewelry offers a brilliant showcase for all the glitters!
Brilliant full-color photos accompany updated values for more than 670 items. Learn to identify and evaluate a wide variety of jewelry. Includes a broad range of varied designs and materials, including sterling, enamel, glass, and plastic.