Signed Beauties of Costume Jewelry: Identification & Values, Volume 2

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Collector Books, 2003 - Antiques & Collectibles - 175 pages
This book will teach any collector to identify the company that produced that enchanting piece of costume jewelry. Arranged alphabetically for the reader's convenience, the book highlights jewelry from 24 companies that is easily found and affordable. Home party plan Emmons, Sarah Ann Coventry, and Judy Lee; door-to-door Avon including Elizabeth Taylor and Kenneth Jay Lane designs; Monet, Napier, BSK, Art, Marvella, Western Germany, Gerry, Park Lane, B. David, Cathe, Dodds; the butterflies of La Roco; the whimsicals from JJ; and Les Bernard, Lisner, and Celebrity are all included in this beautiful book, which presents almost 400 full-color photographs. Tips on field identification and characteristics of the companies are included.

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About the author (2003)

Marcia Brown published her first book, Unsigned Beauties of Costume Jewelry, in 2000. She is the host and co-writer of the award-winning Venture Entertainment books-on-tape series Hidden Treasures: A Collector's Guide to Antique & Vintage Jewelry. She is a frequent contributor to the Vintage Fashion & Costume Jewelry newsletter. An antique and vintage jewelry historian, lecturer, and collector, Brown also provides private consultations for many dealers, mall owners, and collectors.

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