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Answers to Questions About Old Jewelry 1840-1950, 8th Edition: Identification and Value Guide by C. Jeanenne Bell, G.G.

Review by Troy Segal When people ask me “Why do you love vintage jewelry?”

Beyond Dior: The Jewelry of Jean-Louis Scherrer by Karin Zwaneveld for CJCI

This article is about the Parisian haute couture designer Jean-Louis Scherrer. To see his

Diamonbar Bracelets & the Men Who Made Them by Barbara Schwartz for CJCI

Many collectors of Art Deco costume jewelry are familiar with Diamonbar bracelets, but few

Who was Reinad? Creator or Copier? by Robin Deutsch for CJCI

Before delving into the Reinad “issue,” I must pay homage to the two of

Tools for Dating Vintage Costume Jewelry

by Mary Ann Docktor-Smith – Exclusively for CJCI The information included in this article

Attending a CJCI Convention: A First-Timer’s Perspective

by Kathryn Drury Wagner – Exclusively for CJCI An inside view of the year’s

Jewelry Displays: Organizing and Enjoying Your Collection

by Kathryn Drury Wagner – Exclusively for CJCI Don’t just cram your treasures into

Eisenberg & Ralph Singer Jewelry: A Tale of Two Companies

By Susan Klein Bagdade – Exclusively for CJCI I confess. I saw the Eisenberg

Design Cards: Eisenberg and Others by Ralph Singer Co.

Below are additional design cards and jewelry photos accompanying the article Eisenberg & Ralph

Renoir of California: Midcentury Copper Masters

By Kathryn Drury Wagner – Exclusively for CJCI Like its namesake, Renoir of California