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Vintage Costume Jewelry

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Most Collectible Vintage Costume Jewelry Brands | LoveToKnow

Check out the most valuable costume jewelry you can collect (or sell). These popular brands can be worth a lot of money, depending on how rare the piece is.

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VINTAGE JEWELRY I Price Guide I adirondackgirlatheart.com #vintagejewelry #vintage #jewelry #costumejewlery #priceguide #jewelrypriceguide #collecting

If you’re looking for some help determining the value of a piece of costume, then you’ve come to the right place. I’ve put together a guide containing photos and suggested values based on the jewelry that I’ve owned and/or sold myself. I hope this guide will at least point you in the direction of discovering what...

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how to test and identify vintage bakelite jewelry

Browse free vintage patterns, retro hair tutorials and affordable vintage clothing. Enjoy diy fashion crafts and classic style inspiration

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25 Amazingly Creative Ways To Repurpose Vintage Jewelry {Collection Created and Curated by DIYnCrafts Team}

Do you have a jewelry box full of costume jewelry that you just don’t ever wear? Have you ever wondered what to do with all that jewelry? I’ve been collecting vintage jewelry for years and

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All About Lucite- collecting, wearing and loving this vintage plastic  #lucitebrooch #lucite #collection

Browse free vintage patterns, retro hair tutorials and affordable vintage clothing. Enjoy diy fashion crafts and classic style inspiration

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A standard roll-over pin and clasp, which became the standard brooch fitting around the 1960s onwards to today. Note how short the pin itself has become, especially when compared to the long Victorian pins.

Many people want to know about dating vintage and antique brooches, and how they can tell if a brooch is old. As with anything to do with jewellery, things can get complex pretty quick, but here ar…

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The blobby undefined bulky appearance of the back of this vintage brooch suggests it may have a high lead content. On it's own this isn't conclusive - plenty of lead-free jewellery is undefined and blobby - but coupled with the fact is was very heavy for its small size, and the metal was soft and malleable, led me to conclude it contained lead.

Many people want to know about dating vintage and antique brooches, and how they can tell if a brooch is old. As with anything to do with jewellery, things can get complex pretty quick, but here ar…

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Fig. 2 Prongs on reproduction costume jewelry are wider, thicker and longer than original prongs. The new prongs shown left extend almost to the top of the stone. Prongs on vintage jewelry are typically just long enough to hold the stones in place.

As the popularity of classic costume jewelry has increased, so too have the fakes and reproductions. The best way to avoid the new pieces is with a careful examination and to know the differences which exist between reproductions and the originals.

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Tips and tricks for how to clean costume jewelry like necklaces and bracelets. Learn how to clean sterling silver and gold-plated costume jewelry at home. Use these simple methods to remove tarnish and discoloration using baking soda. #clean #costume #jewelry #tarnish #DIY

Tips and tricks for how to clean costume jewelry like necklaces and bracelets. Learn how to clean sterling silver and gold-plated costume jewelry at home. Use these simple methods to remove tarnish and discoloration using baking soda. #clean #costume #jewelry #tarnish #DIY

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