Antique Jewelry: A Practical & Passionate Guide

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iUniverse, Mar 21, 2000 - Antiques & Collectibles - 172 pages
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This down-to-earth information-packed book is the very best kind of collecting companion. Among its practical features are recommendations for choosing, evaluating and caring for a collection, how to negotiate the best possible price, and a glossary bristling with facts and definitions.

Rose Leiman Goldemberg learned, bought and wrote this book through her own practical and passionate love of antique jewelry.

 

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Contents

A Little Bit of History
8
Chapter Three
15
Chapter Four
31
Chapter Five
41
Chapter
53
Chapter Seven
62
Chapter Eight
75
Chapter Nine
89
Bibliography
135
Index
141
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Page 138 - Sinkankas, John. Van Nostrand's Standard Catalog of Gems New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1968.
Page 136 - Burton, Elizabeth. The Pageant of Georgian England New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1967.

About the author (2000)

Goldemberg is an aficionado and collector of antique jewelry, and has been a protegee of a number of expert dealers. Among her other skills and interests are writing and teaching, particularly in the field of the theatre, for which she studied at the American Theatre Wing and at Columbia University.

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