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What Made a Piece Copy Worthy? by Robin Deutsch for CJCI

Recognizing Quality in Vintage Costume Jewelry Costume jewelry is a very democratic medium. Whether

Are My Flea Market Find CHANEL Earrings Real or Fake? by Pamela Y. Wiggins

An Illustrated Guide to Identifying Genuine CHANEL Earrings Made in France Most collectors know

Juliana Jewelry Reference – Supplemental Index by Pamela Y. Wiggins

While “Juliana Jewelry Reference DeLizza & Elster Identification & Value Guide” by Ann Pitman

Jewelry Manufacturing Concepts Part I by Mary Ann Docktor-Smith

CAPTURING THE DESIGN AND CREATING THE PIECE When we hold a piece of costume

Napier Enameled Jewelry 1950-1990 by Melinda L. Lewis

Just as design and the nature of its execution methods (cast, die stamped or

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

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

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,