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Starting to Collect Antique Jewellery by: John Benjamin
Starting to Collect Antique Jewellery by: John Benjamin
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Antique Collectors' Club Starting to Collect Antique Jewellery by: John Benjamin
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Author: John Benjamin
Binding: Hard Cover with dust jacket
Copyright: 2003
Pages: 191
Size: 8 x 9.75 in.

Product Code: SO-ACC-2003-1851494073-WH2

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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.

Table of Contents

Starting to Collect Antique Jewellery explores a wide range of topics which students, dealers, private collectors and historians expect to encounter when embarking on this fascinating and absorbing subject. From cut steel to Cartier, pinchbeck to platinum, the book discusses a myriad of contrasting disciplines as well as offering practical advice upon problem areas such as valuations, fakes, forgeries and repairs.

The text is accompanied by several hundred high resolution colour photographs which have been carefully selected to represent most aspects of jewellery collecting, embracing affordable subjects such as paste and tiepins as well as high jewellery including Faberg, fancy diamonds and Lalique. The book is divided into over twenty key subject headings enabling the reader to locate any number of topics with ease, while the development of jewellery design is tracked chronologically from ancient times to the Second World War.


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