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September 4, 2020

Identifying DeLizza & Elster (Juliana) Jewelry 101

Juliana – a collector’s nickname given to jewelry made by DeLizza & Elster – pieces were originally marked only with paper hang tags and only on []
September 2, 2020

Looking Back: A Conversation with Kenneth Jay Lane

August 24, 2019

1956 British Fashion Accessories and Costume Jewellery Leaflet

Costume Jewelry Collectors Int’lis pleased to host this article fromResearching Costume Jewelry  originally published by Dotty Stringfield on IllusionJewels.com   Information & images on RCJ are []
August 24, 2019

Les Bernard Jewelry

Costume Jewelry Collectors Int’lis pleased to host this article fromResearching Costume Jewelry  originally published by Dotty Stringfield on IllusionJewels.com LES BERNARD JEWELRY from Inside The Jewelry []
June 16, 2015

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 people know much about the company that made these beauties. And with []
June 16, 2015

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 the finest jewelry collectors and historians of costume jewelry we know: Roberto []
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 []
December 7, 2014

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

An inside view of the year’s biggest costume jewelry event. When I told my husband about the upcoming conference for Costume Jewelry Collectors International, I said, []
August 2, 2013

Monet Jewelry of the 1930s by Pamela Y. Siegel

Monocraft Before Monet Monocraft made its mark in the jewelry business by focusing on initial jewelry with interchangeable letters allowing the pieces to be easily customized. []