Antique Trader jewelry columnist and Krause Books author Kathy Flood is heading up the first all-jewelry auction for Collect.com Auctions. With bidding beginning in October, collectors will be able to find the perfect holiday gifts for any women (or men) in their lives.
Think Lucille Ball meets Holly Golightly on the Yangtzee – and they sing a duet of “Moon River.” That’s the attitude one Collect.com auction consignor thinks the group of a dozen fine jadeite jewelry pieces should bring to mind for Americans who suspect they could fall in love with jadeite
The discussion of buyer’s premiums is always a controversial subject. For those of you who haven’t attended an auction that has one, a buyer’s premium is an additional charge levied on the purchase price of an item. The money goes straight to the auction house. Buyer’s premiums have been around a long time but...
Someone remarked recently she never paid attention to costume jewelry because her grandmother, a well-known antiques dealer, called the stuff “junk.” Sometimes grannies, even great ones, can really steer a girl in the wrong direction.
Kathy Flood’s version of Warman’s Jewelry, Fine and Costume Jewelry, 4th Edition is not only a book to be looked at but to be read from cover to cover.
Although readers of the June 30 issue of Antique Trader will get a sneak peak of the new Warman’s Jewelry, 4th edition by Kathy Flood (right), you can get a chance to chat with Kathy in an exclusive teleconference hosted by The Queen of Auctions Lynn Dralle. Kathy will be the featured expert where...
Collect.com Auctions has enlisted Kathy Flood, author of Warman’s Jewelry, 4th Edition, as an auction specialist securing jewelry consignments specifically tailored to interest Antique Trader readers and Collect.com collectors.
Metals may excite, bling may thrill, but enameling makes jewelry as aesthetically delicious as icing on a cake. To carry that metaphor further, collectors are currently eating up mid-century enamels by, for example, Kay Denning and Andre Bazot, known for their trademark raised frit cookies.
One of the great things about this magazine is encountering such a diversity of people and the collections they are passionate about. One day may be pinback buttons and the next, Lalique hood ornaments. (Lalique hood ornament photo courtesy Lalique, France.) The amazement extends into my private time and a recent feature on the...
In the introduction to “Warman’s Jewelry,” Kathy Flood issues a word of warning straight away: “This book is dangerous. … Something in it will seduce you.”