#0916 .00 A pretty pale pink 2 strand necklace marked Japan on the J hook clasp.
All beads are separated by blue spacer glass beads. This necklace has purple, lavender, pink, AB red, gold, bronze and spacer beads. Some of the beads have a little wear due to rubbing against each other but not noticeable when worn. This tear drop pendant is loaded with ab rhinestones in gold tone. This necklace has bright pink chaton rhinestones, pink round and marquise cabochons.
The older and more rare the piece of jewelry, the more valuable it will be.
These were used almost exclusively through the Georgian era right up until 1900.Instead, articles are added on a regular basis to JEWEL CHAT on line Magazine, a wonderful reference for information on many makers and styles of vintage jewelry.For information on valuing your jewelry, click HERE.Collecting vintage jewelry requires learning the various clues to dating a piece.For example, old c clasps on brooches generally indicate that piece is before the 1900's and the longer the pin extends beyond the brooch, the older it's liable to be dating to the mid 1800's. #815091 A gorgeous aurora borealis hot pink rhinestones collar necklace marked Hollycraft Corp 1958. This necklace has faux pink pearls, pink speckled white beads and small clear spacer beads. #8210818 .00 A pretty summery necklace marked Japan. All of the beads are separated by small clear spacer beads. You can also see this necklace in the book Inside The Jewelry Box by Ann Pitman on page 66. #9010920 A pretty multi strand necklace marked Japan. This 3 strand necklace has plastic rose flower beads in graduating sizes, small clear spacer beads, and oblong cylinder style beads. This necklace has a light pink strand followed by a satin darker pink, followed by glossy pink beads, then followed again by the satin pink beads. In order of date, the styles are named as follows: shepherd hook, image two is not named, kidney wire, screw-back (pierced), lever back, screw-back, post & butterfly, spring clip, and omega back. Thread stud earrings from 1890 are thicker in diameter and the nut is much heavier than those that are made today.Tamara is a busy mother of two who designs funky jewelry.A fun happy Buddha pendant necklace marked HMS in a crown. This guy is gold tone with a green spinach plastic belly and head. The rhinestones are multi prong set in antiqued gold tone. This necklace is adjustable with a J hook, where it is marked Japan. It is multi-stranded with white milk glass, iridescent green and irregular shaped plastic white beads. He is holding a gold tone bamboo house with Chinese characters inside. 4-1/2" x 1-5/8", with the chain necklace being 24" long. This necklace has 15 plastic red strawberries graduating in size towards the middle. In between the glass beads are small hand tied knots. Again and again I'm stunned by people dating vintage pieces with aurora borealis stones as Victorian or Edwardian. Screw earrings are older than clip earrings yet pierced earring with a French Hook can date back to the early 1900's.Christian Dior and Swarovski developed the Aurora Borealis process in 1956 which is paramount to dating pieces. Over the years the Designer's Hallmarks changed and there are some excellent websites showing which signature dates to which time. The beads are art glass and plastics of various shades of blue. #1111101 .00 A very unique beaded necklace made in Japan. The silver is more then likely coin silver and would have been handmade. The chain is made of small oval links with small silver crosses as clasps. A gorgeous heavy pendant necklace marked with the Joan Rivers Hang tag. This gorgeous necklace is marked Joseph Warner at the J hook clasp. 15" long, with the center being 7" x 2" at the center dangles. #7260898 What a great necklace marked Kenneth Lane. The pendant is a Maltese cross and measures approx. This necklace has round and square rhinestones that are prong set in silver tone.