Solving the mysteries that surround the jewellery world, this text provides clues to separate old from new, gold from gold-plate, diamonds from rhinestones, and junk from jewels. The book features comprehensive lists of designers and marks, and information about fine, costume and Mexican jewellery.
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With 30 years experience , C. Jeanenne Bell is well known throughout the country as an expert in all phases of the jewelry business. Her national television apperances include Pax TV's "Treasures in Your Home", "The FX Collectable Show" on the Fox Network, Nostalgia TV, and "The Antiques Roadshow". She travels extensively through the United States ,Great Britian, Europoe and Asia, collectig and researching antique jewelry and its history. Her books include " Answers to questions about Old Jewelry,1840-1950" now in its 5th Edition and "The Collectors Encyclopedia of Hairwork Jewelry".Review:
"---A most informative book giving the basics to help any colector or dealer---" -- "Old Stuff " Feb./March 2001
This elementary handbook supplies the necessary knowledge and tools to uncover the mysteries of fine, costume, and Mexican jewelry. -- Naine Antique Digest, December ,2000
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Descripción 2000. Soft Cover. Estado de conservación: New. Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry. Jeanenne Bell - One of America's leading authorities on antique jewelry, will help you discover: How to find clues that tell you if a piece is costume jewelry with rhinestones, or fine jewelry set with gemstones. How the "cut" of a stone can help you tell how old it is. What the marks and numbers inside a ring or on a brooch or pendant mean. What the terms gold, gold filled, gold plated, silver, silver-plated, and white metal tell about a piece. How the back of a piece can help determine its age. How to separate plastic from other plastic-looking materials such as amber and tortoise shell. Easy tests to determine if your black beads, bracelets, brooches, or lockets are jet, bakelite, gutta percha, vulcanite, onyx, or glass. How easy it is to use your basic tools-your eyes, ears, mouth, nose, and hands-to help solve the mysteries of a piece. Nº de ref. de la librería ADI-2000-0970337809-WH1
Descripción A.D. Publishing, 2001. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 5th. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0970337809
Descripción A.D. Publishing, 2001. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0970337809
Descripción A.D. Publishing, 2001. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110970337809
Descripción A.D. Publishing, 2001. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New!. Nº de ref. de la librería VIB0970337809
Descripción A.D. Publishing. PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: New. 0970337809 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW7.0542119
Descripción Estado de conservación: Brand New. New. Nº de ref. de la librería A4615