Costume Jewelry Designers

Do you know the famous and valuable costume jewelry designers to look for in a thrift store or jewelry jar? Dr. Lori lists well known and not so famous but valuable costume jewelry designers like Mazer Bros., Benedikt NY and Ben Amun.

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Trifari Costume Jewelry

Learn how to value Trifari costume jewelry pieces by the different marks the jeweler used throughout its history. Plus, learn about Trifari’s history and how the different materials they used can help you date and value the costume jewelry pieces.

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Kenneth Jay Lane Costume Jewelry

Tips to find valuable Kenneth Jay Lane costume jewelry using marks, how pieces are made and its interesting history. See list of popular pieces including earrings, neck collars, and faux pearls to determine value.

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Presidential Campaign Collectibles

List of valuable Presidential campaign collectibles including buttons, posters, ribbons, and photographs. Find out what makes a campaign collectible valuable and discover oddities like figurines, soap, lighters, salt and pepper shakers and more that collectors buy and sell.

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Eisenberg Costume Jewelry

Find out what to look for when identifying and valuing Eisenberg Costume Jewelry including the different marks used. Also, learn about its history, how it became popular, who designed its pieces and how you could you miss a valuable piece it you only rely on marks.

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Sterling silver

How to identify sterling silver by its various marks like 925, sterling, sterling silver and others. Understand valuable differences between other types of silver like nickel, coin, and German and beware of polishing your silver.

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Old Pawn Native American Jewelry

How to find valuable Old Pawn Native American jewelry made of silver, coral, gaspite and turquoise by known Native American artists Ortega, Loloma, Becenti and Yazzie. Discover pieces made during particular times that are more valuable.

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Valuable Pearls

Tips to identify fake and real pearls with different pearls like Baroque, cultured, seed, fresh water, and Tahitia with pearl colors of white, black, silver and pink. [Video]

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Girl Scouts memorabilia

Resale markets, values and history of Girl Scouts' memorabilia items such as magazines, pins, badges, jewelry, cookie tins, uniforms, cameras, dolls, pocket knives, watches, and more are discussed.

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Renoir and Matisse Costume Jewelry

Tips to identify valuable Renoir and Matisse costume jewelry by its shapes, forms, materials used, and its unique mark on pieces. Popular with Hollywood celebrities and often overlooked at yard sales.

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