costume jewelry

Oh! Tannenbaum: Verrecchi vintage Christmas tree pins a holiday delight

Influenced by their father's jewelry engraving experience, Alfeo Verrecchi's innovation and his brother Gino's know-how built one of the world's greatest costume jewelry companies. Gem-Craft cemented its history in American costume jewelry thanks in part to their wonderfully diverse line of Christmas tree pins. The Gem-Craft line was a fixture at Bloomingdale's, Marshall Field,...

Collect.com Premier Jewelry Auction launches Oct. 25-Nov.11

Collect.com Auctions, in partnership with jewelry specialist Kathy Flood, will open its inaugural online jewelry auction for bids on Oct. 25 with final bids closing Nov. 11. The sale features more than 500 lots of collectible jewelry including fine jadeite, diamond, silver, gold, designer costume pieces, as well as Victorian, Art Deco and cameos....

Collect.com Premier Jewelry Auction launches Oct. 25-Nov.11

Collect.com Auctions, in partnership with jewelry specialist Kathy Flood, will open its inaugural online jewelry auction for bids on Oct. 25 with final bids closing Nov. 11. The sale features more than 500 lots of collectible jewelry including fine jadeite, diamond, silver, gold, designer costume pieces, as well as Victorian, Art Deco and cameos.

Vintage costume jewelry in North Jersey

The NJ/METRO chapter of VFCJ (Vintage Fashion Costume Jewelry) will host the club member’s semi-annual Mini Convention, show and sale on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. This jewelry show, open to the public at no fee, will take place at the Lake Mohawk Country Club in Sparta, N.J., in the Mohawk...

Preserving the relics of our collective past

Everyone has a few items in their house they are saving for reasons only they know. Over the past few years I’ve worked hard to keep my pack-rat habits in check. However, there’s always one or two boxes full of newspaper clippings, magazines and assorted snapshots of our lives that seems to accompany us...