Classic American Costume Jewelry Volume II

Overview

Jacqueline Rehmann, author of Classic American Costume Jewelry has done it again! In Volume 2, Ms. Rehmann features vintage costume jewelry made of wood and plastics. In a section entitled Bling she includes photographs of fashion jewelry made with rhinestones. The wood pieces can be considered novelty jewelry and the designs are often whimsical, novel, amusing, and even quirky. The history of plastics is described in the next section and includes a timeline of plastics. Many photographs of plastic novelty ...

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Overview

Jacqueline Rehmann, author of Classic American Costume Jewelry has done it again! In Volume 2, Ms. Rehmann features vintage costume jewelry made of wood and plastics. In a section entitled Bling she includes photographs of fashion jewelry made with rhinestones. The wood pieces can be considered novelty jewelry and the designs are often whimsical, novel, amusing, and even quirky. The history of plastics is described in the next section and includes a timeline of plastics. Many photographs of plastic novelty jewelry as well as fashion jewelry made with plastic embellishments are included. Historical information includes copies of patents and vintage advertisements that help identify and date jewelry. All photographs are accompanied by detailed descriptions that include estimated values. The table of manufacturers/designers, a popular item from her first book, is updated and expanded in Volume 2. 2011 values.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781574326895
  • Publisher: Collector Books
  • Publication date: 10/26/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 874,554
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Jacqueline Rehmann is an avid collector of vintage costume jewelry whose passion for jewels began when she was just 11 years old. Since that time she has amassed a collection of over 400 pieces that include the best of American costume jewelry. She is the author of Classic American Costume Jewelry and has written dozens of articles on jewelry collecting, jewelry care, and selected designers/manufacturers.

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