Some of the items have added "view" links so you can see more pictures. There is a great deal of 's jewelry featured at Enchantment; so, for this page, we have selected only those pieces most definitive of the decade. The first part of the 's jewelry styles are still reflective of the 's retro jewelry including pieces with Victorian design elements such as bows. Soon the 's developed it's own definitive styles which include multi strand beaded necklaces with much larger beads than seen in the faux pearls in previous years. Lucite thermoset inserts of the '40s became the rage along with Confetti Lucite and embedded Lucite jewelry.
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How Do I Sell It? Now for a much more seasonal post: You may find answers to fur price questions. Another image courtesy of Digitalpix! I am dealing with a spate of questions from people about vintage furs. I love both taxidermy and vintage clothing — the stuffed dead animals in my retroish living room make me a go-to person for this.
Tussie Mussie Lapel Pins (Posy Pins) and Brooches
Etymology[ edit ] The term costume jewelry dates back to the early 20th century. It reflects the use of the word "costume" to refer to what is now called an " outfit ". Components[ edit ] An example of gold plated jewelry Originally, costume or fashion jewelry was made of inexpensive simulated gemstones, such as rhinestones or lucite , set in pewter , silver , nickel , or brass.
Or you found some nice vintage jewelry at a yard or garage sale or at the thrift shop. Whether you plan to keep the jewelry as a family heirloom or would like to resell it, a knowledge of vintage jewelry marks will help you to identify and date it properly. Marks commonly used in vintage silver jewelry Purity marks for older silver pieces can differ from those commonly seen today.