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Solving the mysteries that surround the jewellery world, this text provides clues to separate old from new, gold from gold-plate, diamonds from rhinestones, and junk from jewels. The book features comprehensive lists of designers and marks, and information about fine, costume and Mexican jewellery.
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Book Description 2000. Soft Cover. Condition: New. Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry. Jeanenne Bell - One of America's leading authorities on antique jewelry, will help you discover: How to find clues that tell you if a piece is costume jewelry with rhinestones, or fine jewelry set with gemstones. How the "cut" of a stone can help you tell how old it is. What the marks and numbers inside a ring or on a brooch or pendant mean. What the terms gold, gold filled, gold plated, silver, silver-plated, and white metal tell about a piece. How the back of a piece can help determine its age. How to separate plastic from other plastic-looking materials such as amber and tortoise shell. Easy tests to determine if your black beads, bracelets, brooches, or lockets are jet, bakelite, gutta percha, vulcanite, onyx, or glass. How easy it is to use your basic tools-your eyes, ears, mouth, nose, and hands-to help solve the mysteries of a piece. Seller Inventory # ADI-2000-0970337809-WH1
Book Description A.D. Publishing, 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. 5th. Seller Inventory # DADAX0970337809
Book Description A.D. Publishing. Condition: New. Paperback. Worldwide shipping. FREE fast shipping inside USA (express 2-3 day delivery also available). Tracking service included. Ships from United States of America. Seller Inventory # 0970337809
Book Description A.D. Publishing, 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110970337809
Book Description A.D. Publishing. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0970337809 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0542119