Do you have a fascination with the jewelry and style of the past? Do you love the Victorian era of the 1800’s or the Art Deco period of the 1930’s? Are you looking to add to your wardrobe with fun jewelry accessories? If you are in the market to buy such items, than look no further than your local antique jewelry seller. An antique jewelry seller will have vast knowledge on all types of antique jewelry. A good antique jewelry seller will immediately know the difference between antique and vintage jewelry. A reputable antique jewelry seller will know the famous names in regards to antique jewelry. A reputable antique jewelry seller will be well acquainted with the maker’s marks and signatures of many important antique jewelry craftsmen. Antique jewelry seller will often have a large collection of time periods to choose from. Where can you find a qualified and reputable antique jewelry seller? The easiest and quickest way to locate a local antique seller is to check out the local telephone book or use an Internet search engine with the key word antique jewelry seller. The web will direct you to numerous antique jewelry seller and to their websites. A good antique jewelry seller website will provide you with the basics- location, hours, and phone number; as well as their qualifications, their BBB rating, and even feedback from previous clients. Client reviews or word of mouth is crucial in selecting the best antique jewelry seller.
What can you expect when you visit your local antique jewelry seller? You will most likely see a smorgasbord of antique jewelry. You will see rings, earrings, pendants, statement necklaces, brooches, hatpins, cameos, and perhaps even tiaras. Antique jewelry is defined by how old the piece is, meaning in order to be classified as antique, it must be at least a hundred years old in age. Many antique pieces that are coveted come from the Georgian, Victorian, and Edwardian eras. The Georgian era is named after the four English kings all named George, who ruled between the years 1714 and 1830. The Victorian era is named after the British Queen Victoria’s reign from 1837 until 1901. The Edwardian era is so named after King Edward VII of England who ruled from 1901 until 1910. Most of the highly sought after pieces of antique jewelry were made during these time frames in history. If you are interested in such antique jewelry, visit your local antique jewelry seller today and see what treasures you can find!