This elementary handbook supplies the necessary knowledge and tools to uncover the mysteries of fine, costume, and Mexican jewelry. -- Naine Antique Digest, December ,2000
It helpede to glean about $100 in costume jewelry from five lbs of "junk" including a 1940's rheinstone brooch with open back construction. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Rosemary Strobel
This is a well written paperback with lots of helpful clues as to buying both used and new jewelry. I feel a lot smarter now about my future purchases. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
Very informative. I collect Czech jewelry and this is very helpful. fast safe shipPublished 9 months ago by Judith Lundy
Very basic info, most of which I've gotten from other books.
Shows how to distinguish metals, stones, etc., but uses a "hot" needle or hot water for some. Read more