Dating vintage jewellery
When looking at a piece, examine it carefully both front and back.A genuinely old piece will have all the ingredients to confirm its authenticity.
If you have searched through my items for sale you are sure to notice that I have considerable more Monet jewellery pieces listed compared to any other designer.
A utility patent First ask yourself "what do I like? Start collecting earrings from a particular era, designer or manufacturer. There are many books and websites dedicated to the subject of vintage costume jewelry. Try our vintage costume jewelry library of jewelry articles for a good starting point.. When you are examining the stones, you should look for variances in its color as well as chips or scratches.