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.
So enjoyed my book, I purchased another to give to my friend who also appreciates vintage jewelry. What a wonderful book, full of awesome pictures, descriptions and related... Read morePublished 23 days ago by Diane
I like this book a lot. It has great indepth information & good helps in identifying makers. And I like her format.Published 1 month ago by Lewann Sowersby
Love this book it has really helped me in identifying old jewelry. I'm a novice an reading books to learn about antique jewelry.Published 1 month ago by Kathy
I have enjoyed every chapter of this book. Very informative.Published 1 month ago by Dawn Lewandowski
This book is beautiful and interestingly written. I'll use it as a guide.Published 2 months ago by Debbie Blake
This book is has a lot of valuable information, much that I haven't seen before in other jewellery information guides. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Brigitte Gervais
This book is chock full of information and beautiful photos of vintage costume jewelry - a great reference book with pieces to drool over! Read morePublished 2 months ago by Pamela In Santa Monica