Costume Jewelry

Chinese 1 ozt. fine gold coin. ($800 - $1000)

Online auction selling affordable coins, jewelry

By Kaitlyn Julian Pook & Pook, Inc., of Downingtown, Pennsylvania, is presenting its Online Only Coins & Jewelry auction on Wednesday, Nov. 7, beginning at 9 a.m. This online auction spans more than 500 lots and includes hundreds of collectible coins and many distinctive pieces of jewelry. The sale draws from...

This tested 18kt / 22kt gold and red coral hair comb, measuring 3 1/4 by 3 inches, sold for $900 through Austin Auction Gallery. Photo courtesy Austin Auction Gallery

10 Interesting facts about hair combs

1 Examples of primitive combs have been found among the discoveries of archeological digs in all corners of the world, with the earliest reportedly dating back 5,000 years. 2 A Sea Holly hair comb, circa 1900, made of horn, silver, gold, glass, and signed by Rene Lalique, measuring 3 3/4 inches wide by...