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The author of this article is merely giving readers advice and information on how they may dateidentify their antique and vintage jewelry themselves. Im not sure what is giving people the impression someone will be appraising their jewelry, or even answering their questions, as nowhere is it even suggested - much less stated - that these services will be provided. Learn to identify and date vintage and antique jewelry using vintage jewelry hardware. This wonderful and thorough reference book covers the collectible costume jewelry designs of 97 companies with over 1,200 photographs. The detailed close-up photos show hardware traits, construction. 25 (vintage costume jewelry show - austin, tx 1006)-pamela wiggins forbidden fruits grapes pin and earring set. Mark (crown over the t and no copyright symbol) dates these pieces to the late 1940s. How to date vintage jewelry doesnt come overnight, especially if the jewelry doesnt have hallmarks or the makers mask but it is achievable. A makers mark is usually a big help if you are trying to learn how to date vintage jewelry. Many books also include photos of vintage advertisements and catalog pages. For example, in the book popular jewelry of the 60s, 70s & 80s by roseann ettinger, on page 35, the florenza design pictured at right appears in a 1963 sears catalog. The palm royale brooch and earrings design pictured below was found in a vintage advertisement that appeared in charm magazine in. Vintage costume jewelry collectors shouldnt shun avon jewelrywhile avon may be better known for their cosmetics and beauty creams, their costume jewelry particularly from the mid-1970s to the late 1990shas become highly sought after. Although mass production of avon jewelry means that many pieces are easy to. All types of semi-precious and precious gemstones, manufacturing and trading gemstones.