Costume Jewelry Collectors
an original publication by RCJ and Dorothea Stringfield
Jewelry History / Jewelry Research Sites
Researching Costume Jewelry¬†¬†Find pictures of jewelry marks, information on designers and companies, articles, galleries and more at RCJ.
Antique Jewelry Online ¬†¬† your portal to antique and estate jewelry on the World Wide Web!
Antiquing Online Designer List¬†¬†List includes short blurbs about different designers.
American Arts & Crafts Movement at Chicago Silver.com ¬†¬†Great site with history and lots of pictures.
Autumn Gallery¬†¬†Jewelry cleaning and repair.
Azillion SPARKLZ Reference Tips ¬†¬†Jewelry Cleaning and Repair Guide. Info on how to identify different materials.
Bead Database¬†¬†Wonderful site for the bead collector!
Chicago Silver¬†¬†Very good educational site focusing on Arts & Crafts jewelry called Chicago Silver. The site contains lots of examples, marks, reprints of older articles, etc.
Ciro, The Great British Jeweler¬†¬†Interesting research by Mary Walden-Till on Ciro, with pictures from a 1953 catalog.
Coro Design Patents Site ¬†¬†Luda Tovey has put together many wonderful pages of old Coro Design Patents.
Costumer’s Manifesto ¬†¬† comprehensive site on period costume information.
Dog Jewelry Museum¬†¬†Nearly 500 pieces in this online resource for the collector and fancier of dog jewelry — Curator Deb Schneider
Emerald City Reference Pages¬†¬†Vintage Jewelry Ads, Patent Jewelry, Glossary and morey
The Ganoksin Project ¬†¬†The gem and jewelry world’s foremost free information resource on the Internet. – a library of articles, publications, reports, and technical data on gem and jewelry related topics.
Hattie Carnegie Website ¬†¬†Great website with much information on Hattie Carnegie
I Love Dress. Com ¬†¬†Great site with articles, links and lots of info on “dress” from different eras.
Jewel Chat on Morning Gloria Antiques ¬†¬†Wonderful articles on quality, value, particular designers and many beautiful pictures.
Jewelry Patents¬†¬†Founded by Jim Katz, now managed by Pretty Snazzy Jewelry & Supplies
Judy Lee Jewels Catalog¬†¬†c.1960
Discovering D&E aka Juliana Jewelry¬†¬†Great group for those who collect or sell D&E jewelry.
Metique: US & Canadian Patent Numbers, British Hallmarks¬†¬†Great links to many rescources!
Miracle Jewelry¬†¬†Wonderful picture reference site by Carole Morris.
Napier Jewelry Resource for vintage advertisements, online jewelry galleries and Napier blog.
Owl Pendant Collection¬†¬†Over 950 different costume jewelry owl pendants are displayed in this very well done gallery owned by Daniel W. VanArsdale.
Reproductions — Eisenberg and more¬†¬†Great pictures of reproductions of Eisenbergs and other designers — Bobye Syverson
Sarah Coventry Jewelry ¬†¬†with identification of designs.
The Collectors Weekly ¬†¬†a resource for collectors and people who love antiques, vintage jewelry and other vintage items
The Jewelry Stylist¬† A blog of jewelry related articles from Chanel to novelty jewelry.
Trifari History — Irving Wolf¬†¬†by Susan Corwin
Vintage Jewelry Patents¬†¬†A Research Site for Vintage Patents Jewelry and Period Collectibles — Owners Bob Brown, Jan Cox.& Judi Bollan
Vintage Jewelry Resource Site by Eclectic Vintage¬†¬†Informational site: popular designers, care & cleaning, how to identify
Weiss Jewelry — How to Spot Fakes¬†¬†Rebecca Fransway’s great site with side by side pictures.
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