Tag Archives: Vintage Jewelry

Cleaning Silver JEWELRY – Cleaning Acording To Collectors

Hello Bling Lover!   I love vintage silver jewelry. I love the sterling art deco and marcasite pieces. Personally, I like them looking shiny and new.  But most vintage silver r collectors like what I call tarnish. They call this look, patina. Many … Continue reading

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My Necklace Is Bone, Not Ivory!

Hello Bling Lovers,  I am so grateful to the Jewel Collect members who took their time and helped me identify the material used in my carved vintage necklace. I know it is bone and not ivory. There are no ivory beads … Continue reading

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Ivory or Bone; How Do We Tell The Difference?

Hello Bling Lovers!  I have been in Hawaii and taking my time to remodel our condo and snorkeling.  I am back and loving my jewelry. I don’t know about you but old jewelry and old pretties just make me happy. I found … Continue reading

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Jewelry Books – Researching Value and Identity of Your Jewels

Hello Bling Lovers! I continue to read and read. I visit  other jewelry collector and seller’s sites. I have been on Amazon looking for books to help me understand my Bling aka Vintage Jewelry. I am so confused, but I know … Continue reading

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Selling – When will it happen?

Hello Bling Lovers! The holidays are over. It is time to sell jewels. And, I ask, just how can I sell my collectibles, especially vintage jewelry. I must say this endeavor is daunting. There is so much to learn about … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – Resolved to learn more about Jewelry!!

Hello Bling Lovers, My New Year’s resolution is to learn more about vintage and antique jewelry. I want to know the designers, how to clean my jewelry, photograph jewelry, repair jewelry and how to price jewelry for sale. Other collectors have … Continue reading

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Scanning Jewelry

Hello Bling Lovers, Getting a decent photo is difficult. I am working on scanning jewelry. I would like to capture the true color of my red pieces. I have photographed my red Christian Dior necklace and earrings. https://berniesvintage.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/jewelry-for-sale-029.jpg?w=80 I was not … Continue reading

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