& Estate Jewelry
Incomparable Elegance of Estate & Antique Jewelry
symbols of love like Engagement Rings to the symbols of commitment
like Wedding Rings; Antique Jewelry holds a certain charm that cannot
be compared with contemporary jewelry.
jewelries or vintage jewelries are treasures from the past, a glimpse
and a perfect example of the beauty of a bygone era. Antique jewelry
has that certain aura that draws us into it. It is difficult to
pinpoint or determine what exactly draws us to antique jewelry. Maybe
because of the item's history, or its historical value or its elegant
appeal, but whatever it is, antique jewelry never goes out of fashion.
thing about antique jewelry/ vintage jewelry is that its value does
not depreciate but only appreciates with time. Some pieces may well
become collector's item or museum pieces and it may fetch as much as
a small fortune. As it ages, its value rises and its importance
becomes more prominent. Antique jewelry also stands out when placed
along and together with contemporary jewelry, making you the focal
point or the center of attention in any occasion.
real, authentic antique or vintage jewelry is very hard to do.
Antique jewelries are never sold in department stores and jewelry
shops rarely have them on collection. The only time you can see one
is on exhibitions of private collections and various social
gatherings. The only way you can surely acquire original and
authentic ones is through inheritance, when jewelries are handed down
as heirlooms or during auctions of estate jewelry or chance sales by vintage
antique jewelry pieces are also replicated and reproduced by many
jewelers. They often sell these to people claiming that they are
unique and original antique jewelry. Sometimes it is difficult to
tell if a piece is original or not. So it is important that you just
buy antique jewelry from reputable dealers and jewelers who have
proven their worth in the industry of antique jewelry trade. It is
also important that you do a little research before you buy an
antique jewelry. You can readily do so with your local library or
through the internet. Auctions often have instructive manuals and
booklets that would help you understand, identify and know the
history and statistics about each of the pieces.
All in all,
hunting and acquiring becomes a great experience once you know the
ins and outs of the antique
jewelry trade. Unique, one-of-a-kind and exotic ancient
treasures abound, all you have to do is find them. And the moment you
find one for yourself, the joy that it will give you in the years to
come will be worth all the effort.