How to Buy Antique and Estate Jewelry

How to Buy Antique and Estate Jewelry

When you decide you want antique or estate jewelry, you are making a decision to get a piece that holds history and a story. Antique and estate jewelry shopping is a unique experience compared to shopping for new or mass-produced jewelry because there are more questions you need to ask before purchasing the perfect piece. […]

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Tips for Cleaning Your Vintage and Antique Jewelry

Tips for Cleaning Your Vintage and Antique Jewelry

When you find the perfect vintage or antique jewelry piece, you will be eager to take it home and style it with different outfits or display it proudly in your home. Vintage and antique jewelry pieces may sparkle and shine when you take them home, but they need to be kept up and maintained to […]

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18" Golden Pearl Necklace

All About Pearls

Where they come from, meanings, and how to care for them Pearls are a staple to many wardrobes. They may be natural, but most likely are cultured. Pearls are usually thought of as round, but can come in many forms, usually referred to as baroque. Pearls can come in many colors naturally, but may also […]

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Ways to Spot a Fake Antique Watch

Ways to Spot a Fake Antique Watch

  It can be easy to fall victim to the words of a dishonest antique dealer. They know what to say and what places to point your eye toward, distracting you from noticing subtle and not-so-subtle things within the item that could raise a red flag on its authenticity. Antique wristwatches are frequently counterfeited. Many […]

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Differences Between Estate, Vintage, and Antique Items

Differences Between Estate, Vintage, and Antique Items

Shopping anywhere you may have heard the terms “vintage” attached to many items in stores or seen an old piece of furniture called an “antique,” but not really understood the parameters of these terms. Avid shoppers of older items might be well-versed in the terminology, but many people misuse the terms. Dealers can also be […]

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