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Costume Jewelry History
And Jewelry Marks

August 12, 2014

The Value Of Signed Vintage Jewelry!!

Women love jewelry of all kinds. Unfortunately, men think we only love diamonds. Diamonds can be a girl's best friend, but we like other types of gems as well. As styles become popular, more women can be seen wearing Signed Vintage Jewelry []. Yes, costume jewelry is not just for the stage or for costume balls. It can bring color and style to any outfit. Little girls like to play dress up. Well, women are just little girls all grown up. We do prefer to wear vintage jewelry that has some amount of value. To some women this type of jewelry is priceless and to others it is about setting off their outfit with the perfect accessories.
Remember the jewelry Grandma used to wear? Some of her pieces seemed more gaudy than decorative, but when she passed away, those pieces became a link to her memory. They have sentimental value to you, but they may be worth even more if they are signed pieces of vintage jewelry. If you are interested, you can check the book value and find out if the pieces were signed or not. If they are signed, they are worth more than you may think. It is very possible that you could find an antique dealer who deals specifically in Signed Vintage Jewelry.
Signed Vintage Jewelry can be found in thrift stores, flea markets, estate sales, and antique shops. Prices vary depending on the condition of each piece, when they were made, and who the designer or manufacturer was. Keep in mind that the jewelry you find may be worth more to the person selling it because it may have the sentimental value we discussed. Monetary value will sometimes be determined by what an item means to someone.
The good news is some people do not know if the jewelry they have is signed or unsigned. Once you know what to look for, it is quite possible that you will find some really great deals on Signed Vintage Jewelry.
If you have jewelry you would like priced, you can check with your local library or a bookstore for books that list the prices of Signed Vintage Jewelry. If you see jewelry that seems very similar to what you have, compare prices to help you determine worth.