List of Gold Jewelry Karat Marks

Trying to figure out what the mark means on a piece of gold looking jewelry? Why are there so many different marks? Read how to determine the different types of gold jewelry karat marks so you can value, date and understand where a piece of jewelry was made. Critical to valuing gold jewelry.

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Identify Costume Jewelry Fakes

Is your piece of costume jewelry real or fake? Get your loupe and black light and learn the secrets to identify costume jewelry fakes. Use tips to notice shiny or dull enamel materials and how the sizes of pins, brooches and other pieces can help you tell. Plus, spot the famous costume jewelry fakes by their marks and other features.

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Silver Jewelry Marks and More

Is your piece of jewelry silver or another type of metal? Can you tell what the mark means or are you having problems even finding a mark? Read to learn the differences in silver and silver looking jewelry as you master the list of silver jewelry marks so you can identify quality and valuable jewelry at the thrift shop and when reselling.

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How to Tell Fake Costume Jewelry

Costume jewelry can be valuable, but there are fakes out there to avoid when shopping. Can you tell the fake from the real pieces? Read to learn the marks, stamps, and settings and how to tell fake costume jewelry. Use a black light to see what to look for to spot a fake. Leave the fakes at the yard sale and thrift store.

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List of Vintage Jewelry Trends

Does your piece of jewelry make the list? What jewelry should you buy so you can resell it for the biggest profit? Dr. Lori offers a list of vintage jewelry trends that you can use to identify valuables during your next thrift shop visit. Understand why these pieces are popular plus discover a few pieces to avoid.

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Gold Jewelry List of Marks

Need to identify the marks on your gold jewelry finds? Not quite sure what each mark means when it comes to valuing your earrings, brooches, necklaces and other pieces of gold jewelry? Use Dr. Lori’s ultimate gold guide with its gold jewelry list of marks to identify and value your thrifting and shopping finds for value.

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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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