Mary Ann Docktor-Smith

May 28, 2016

Speakers for CJCI Convention 2016

Costume Jewelry Collectors Int’l is pleased to announce the following speakers participating in CJCI Convention 2016: Mary Ann Docktor-Smith Mary Ann Docktor-Smith is a vintage jewelry […]
December 8, 2014

Tools for Dating Vintage Costume Jewelry

by Mary Ann Docktor-Smith – Exclusively for CJCI The information included in this article was originally presented by Mary Ann Docktor-Smith at the October, 2014 Costume […]
July 6, 2014

Past CJCI Speakers

THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE ARE PAST CJCI CONVENTION SPEAKERS: Elyse Karlin of ASJRA(Association for the Study of Jewelry and Related Arts) Elyse Zorn Karlin is a jewelry […]
April 17, 2013

Jewelry Manufacturing Concepts Part I by Mary Ann Docktor-Smith

CAPTURING THE DESIGN AND CREATING THE PIECE When we hold a piece of costume jewelry, we typically wonder, “Who made it?” followed by “When was it […]
April 3, 2013

Great Lakes Mini-Convention Report

The Great Lakes Glitzy Girl Friends held its Vintage Fashion Jewelry Convention in St. Joseph, Mich. on Oct. 1-3 with 44 people in attendance. Thursday started […]
April 3, 2013

Jewelry Manufacturing Concepts Part II by Mary Ann Docktor-Smith

In Part I of this feature, we explored three major metal fabrication methods: casting, die stamping and metal manipulation. We’ll now delve into the world of […]