vintage costume jewelry Premier Jewelry Auction launches Oct. 25-Nov.11 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...

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.,...

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...’s first all-jewelry auction

Antique Trader jewelry columnist and Krause Books author Kathy Flood is heading up the first all-jewelry auction for Auctions. With bidding beginning in October, collectors will be able to find the perfect holiday gifts for any women (or men) in their lives.

Exceptional jadeite group featured in inaugural auction

Think Lucille Ball meets Holly Golightly on the Yangtzee – and they sing a duet of “Moon River.” That’s the attitude one 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

No buyer’s premium for this company

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...