Author Archive

A Mother’s Legacy Lives On by Linda Lombardo

Back in 1988, I was married with a 7 year-old son making my way

Jewelry as Art: The Hollycraft Christmas Brooch Collection

Many times the artist’s renderings of costume jewelry are just as lovely as the

Sherman Enduring Elegance Story and Photos by Evelyn Yallen & Sandra Caldwell

Sherman jewelry, beloved by women for its extraordinary sparkle and quality when it was

Remembering the Legendary Joan Castle Joseff by Leigh Leshner

Joan Castle Joseff was indeed a force to be reckoned with. Described in a

Jewelry as Art Selections from The Thomas Portzline Collection Photography by Carolyn Louise Newhouse

Best Friends Forever or BFF If You’re Into Texting Linda Lombardo

BFF. That’s what Miranda writes as she and her mother, Jo, sit at the

The Great Mystery: Watermelon, Vitrail & Heliotrope by Katerina Musetti

Most collectors of costume jewelry are mesmerized by the spellbinding brilliance and varying shades

Great Lakes Mini-Convention Report

The Great Lakes Glitzy Girl Friends held its Vintage Fashion Jewelry Convention in St.

Finding Hidden Treasures: Hunting Jewelry at Garage Sales by Jenny Braun

Garage sales can be a treasure trove when you’re looking for jewelry. I have

Jewelry Manufacturing Concepts Part II by Mary Ann Docktor-Smith

In Part I of this feature, we explored three major metal fabrication methods: casting,