A Field Guide to American Jewelry
What many consider to be the finest jewelry price guide, Warman's Jewelry, 2nd Edition, is bigger and better than ever, which means more listings and photographs of the most popular and collectible jewelry from the 19th and 20th centuries. A "field guide" to styles and types of antique, period and vintage collectible jewelry on the U.S. market today, this book is for anyone who owns old jewelry.
Not only does Warman's Jewelry feature the most current prices, it gives fascinating, informative and valuable background information in these categories:
- Late Georgian, Early Victorian, Mid-Victorian and Late Victorian
- Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau and Edwardian
- Mid-Century Mexican Modernist
- Native American, Mexican and Scandinavian
No matter how they've acquired it, most people want to know the same basic things about a piece of jewelry: how old it is, where and how it was made, who made it, what it is made of, and what is it worth. As greater numbers of collectors have entered the field, there has been a growing need for more information about the many varieties of collectible jewelry being bought and sold today. Loaded with highly detailed listings and other pertinent information, Warman's Jewelry is a complete guide for beginners or experts.