Pamela Y. Wiggins' passion for costume jewelry includes studying pieces in her own collection and items she offers through her business--Chic Antiques by Pamela Wiggins--as well as exploring how popular culture and historical events shaped adornment worn decades ago. She is the co-founder of Costume Jewelry Collectors International, a global organization dedicated to costume jewelry education and holding renowned events for collectors. Wiggins also works as a free-lance writer and editor specializing in antiques and collectibles, serving as the antiques expert for About.com. She is a contributor to a number of national and regional publications on a variety of topics with a focus on collectible jewelry.
This beautiful, well written and photographed book is a must have for any vintage costume jewelry collector or someone interested in collecting vintage jewelry. Read morePublished 21 days ago by ggmsmolly
Great photography and information but didn't cover the less expensive costume jewelry makers.Published 24 days ago by Pamela Fuller
Fabulous book!!! Great pictures, detailed information & must-have! My compliments to the Author!Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Very informative book with beautiful color photographs!!!Published 2 months ago by Whitney S. Dykhouse