ANTIQUE ENAMELED JEWELRY

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Antique Enameled Jewelry

Author : Dale Reeves Nicholls
ISBN : 0764319914
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Exquisite, exciting, enameled jewelry - powdered glass fused onto metal to create gorgeous, delicate color and detail, beautiful enough to be considered art. Here is the first book to focus exclusively on enameled jewelry, an integral, important, and innovative part of American and European jewelry design at the turn of the 20th century. Attention is given to significant developments in enameling techniques and to the symbolism found in Victorian, Art Nouveau, and Arts and Crafts jewelry design during the nineteenth century and later Edwardian and Art Deco styles. Important jewelry manufacturers such as Krementz and Meyle and Mayer are included as well as more modern designers such as David Andersen and Margo de Taxco. Attention is given to the highly collectible Newark, New Jersey, and New York enamels that are often dated c. 1900. Each chapter includes values for many of the pieces illustrated. Over 450 stunning color photographs illustrate this comprehensive volume. This is an important reference for jewelry designers, historians, and collectors.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Answers To Questions About Old Jewelry

Author : C. Jeanenne Bell
ISBN : 9781440219184
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Make smart sense of today's dynamic world of collectible jewelry when you rely on the answers to key questions about vintage jewelry covered in this new full-color edition of the jewelry collector's classic must-have. Authoritative details, such as maker's marks, outlined in this guide help collectors and dealers identify, date and assess everything from brooches and pins and pendants, rings and lockets of the mid-1800s through the 1950s. This new color edition also includes coverage of Modernist jewelry; as well as an expanded section devoted to Mexican jewelry, a market where many pieces are selling for thousands of dollars each.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Gems And Jewelry Appraising

Author : Anna M. Miller
ISBN : 9781468414042
Genre : Science
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Only a few years ago, if you needed an appraisal of The revolution in the personal property appraisals gems and jewelry for any reason, you asked your local field (of which jewelry is a part) is a little more than a jeweler, who hastily scribbled a one-line handwritten decade old. There now exist uniform standards and note. He or she usually performed the appraisal for procedures for personal property appraisers, classes free, and did so with reluctance, accommodating you in valuation techniques, and degree programs in the only because as a customer you held the promise of a valuation sciences. future sale. The price your jeweler may have assigned Professional jewelry appraisers are on the edge of to the jewelry was granted without the least regard a new vocation. Banks, insurance companies, and for market research, legalities, or ethics. In most in governmental agencies have all helped bring about stances, the estimate was no more than a properly the changes and contribute to the birth of the profes completed sales receipt. sion; they have realized that they can demand and Gemologists were usually pushed into the role of get high standards of performance and integrity from appraiser by their jeweler employers, who were eager jewelry appraisers, as they can from appraisers of real to gain an advantage over their competitors by adver property.
Category: Science

Antiques Investigator

Author : Judith Miller
ISBN : 9780756659547
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Judith Miller's super-sleuth guide to spotting, buying and collecting antiques, now in ebook(PDF) format If you are looking to discover a valuable treasure or nab a bootsale bargain then antiques and collectables expert Judith Miller shows you how to solve any collecting case. Find out how to tell a genuine antique piece from a fake. Spot signs that indicate an object has been restored. Discover makers and styles to look out for, and whether an object should be kept, or not. Includes expert advice on makers, questions to ask, tips for identifying the best examples in furniture, ceramics, glass, silver, dolls, teddy bears, textiles and more. With hundreds of photographs that reveal every detail of each piece, you'll soon know exactly what to look for. Get more at www.antiques.dk.com with over 30,000 photos, descriptions and price guides. "Super-easy to use, may save or make you a bob or two." 5-star rating, Web User Magazine.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Antiques Roadshow Primer

Author : Carol Prisant
ISBN : 0761116249
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 75.48 MB
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Tells how to investigate the history of furniture, silver, jewelry, clocks, toys, and books, and how to select an appraiser
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Cloisonn Enameling And Jewelry Making

Author : Felicia Liban
ISBN : 9780486136004
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Critically acclaimed book — widely considered the best on subject — discusses tools, materials, processes for creating lovely pendants, rings, pins, buckles, and more. 164 illustrations.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Zachys Christie S East

Author : Christie's East (Firm)
ISBN : UCAL:$B205515
Genre : Art auctions
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Category: Art auctions