"Confident Collector:Costume Jewelry" by Harrice Simons Miller
"Kenneth Jay Lane: Faking It" by KJL and Harrice Miller
"Costume Jewelry in Canada" (Book in progress) by Terry Delany
Eisenberg Book (In progress) by Roberta (Bobye) Syverson
Contact Bobye via email. She will try to answer any questions about the E. Company, don't hesitate to ask. And also would love to hear anything at all about pieces that belong to members. Plus anything of interest that members might know about the company.
EUROPEAN DESIGNER JEWELRY by Ginger Moro
"Warman's Jewelry 2nd Edition" by Christie Romero
via email ....... (Note: Also see videos below.)
"What's It Made Of? A Jewelry Materials Identification Guide" by Sherry Shatz
HIDDEN TREASURES - hosted by Christie Romero and produced by
There are three other videos in the HIDDEN TREASURES videos series, too.
They are Rhinestone Jewelry, Signed Costume Jewelry,Volume One and Signed
Costume Jewelry, Volume Two. You can find out more
about them under reference videos at Thanks for the Memories or by calling 800-981-8433.
Tape 1 is: "Victorian Jewelry, circa 1837 to 1901." (approx. 90 minutes.)
Tape 2 is: "Edwardian, Art Nouveau, and Art Deco Jewelry, circa 1887 to 1930s." (approx. 60 minutes.)
These jewelry videos are available from Jane Spies, Producer of The Antique and Collectible Jewelry Video Series. The host and writer of the videos is noted author/gemologist, C. Jeanenne Bell, G.G.
Online Jewelry References
ABOUT.COM - Costume Jewelry
A cyber-world of info on jewelry - by Isabelle (Liz)
Bryman, Owner of JewelCollect
CLEANING & REPAIR & STORAGE
Janet Lawill of "Sparkles"
HOW'S IT MADE?
Jennifer Rose LTD
HOW TO WEAR DRESS CLIPS
Christi Felps of "Cat's Fancy"
JEWELRY - WORD EXPLANATIONS
A fast page with links to more comprehensive glossaries - Provided by Isabelle (Liz) Bryman of "Liz Collectible Jewelry"
Elizabeth (Beth) Rowlands of "Emerald City Vintage Costume
JEWELRY ADS and IS IT REAL OR FAKE?
Deborah Kosnett of "Rhinestone Rainbow"
JEWELRY DESIGNERS, DATES AND ADS
Pat Seal and Dotty Stringfield on Dotty's site, "Illusion Jewels"
Elaine Kula of "Antiquing On Line"
(Work in progress)- Marcelle of "A Site for Me"
JEWELRY REVIEW MONTHLY - NEWSLETTER
Renee Poole of "Gemsplus Vintage Jewelry & Collectibles"
Martha Exline of "MeTique"
REPAIR AND JEWELRY-MAKING SUPPLIES
Brenda Sue Lansdowne of "B'Sue Boutiques"
REPAIR AND RHINESTONES
"Antique & CJ Replacement Stones" Matthew Ribarich
"Gallery CaroJ" Carol Johnston
REVIEWS: On Books, Videos, etc.
JCer, Deb Schneider's, "Adornment" site, which has Reviews by Deborah Parker and Nancy Jo Leachman (Both JCers)
WHAT IS IT WORTH?
A quick reference on how to research your "old thing" on the Net, what to do and what not to do. This article is not exclusive to jewelry but generally held for any "old thing" that people wonder what it's worth. Provided by Isabelle (Liz) Bryman of "Liz Collectible Jewelry"
VFCJ - Vintage Fashion and Costume Jewelry Newsletter/Club
VFCJ - Contact Lucille Tempesta
via email, or
VFCJ - To find more information
JoolCrafting - A mailing list for the discussion of the crafting of costume jewelry.
Created March, 1999, by JCer, Dwyn Tomlinson of "Dragon Crafted"
If I have missed anyone or any information, please do not hesitate to let me know. I'll be most happy to add your information! :-)
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