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Amber - Identifying True Amber American Silver Marks
Arts & Crafts Resource Links  

Bakelite - Authenticating Bakelite Bangles Bakelite - Bakelite & Catalin
Bakelite - How do you know it's Bakelite? Bakelite - How To Test For Bakelite Plastic
Bakelite Man Bakelite - What is Fakelite?
Bakelite Wiki Blog - The Jewelry Mall Blogspot
Book Pieces Bookshelf: Jewels Collecting Dust Recommended Reading
Bookshelf: Jewelry Book Recommendations Bookshelf: Jewelry Book Reviews
Bookshelf: Jewelry Ring Book Reviews Bookshelf: J.M. Cohen Rare Jewelry Book List
Bookshelf: Recommendations from HAGJewels Buying Antique & Vintage Jewelry

Cameos (Antiquing Online) Cameo Care (Antiquing Online)
Christmas Tree Brooches pdf 508 KB
Source: Vogue December 1993
Cleaning Tips
Cleaning - To Wet Rhinestone or Not to Wet? Condition Rating Explanation (sparklz)
Contemporary Jewelry Information Copper / Matisse Renoir

Desining Jewelry from Vintage Items (Making Jewelry Now) Designers - David Lisner
Designers - Delizza & Elster Designers - Georg Jensen
Designers - Laurel Burch Designers - Renoir/Matisse (Jerry Fels)
Designers - Various (Antiquing Online) Diamond Cuts (bejeweledlotus)
Dress Clips - How to Wear Dress & Fur Clips

Enameling, Then and Now (Ganoksin)  

FAQ - Antiquing Online Jewelry Designer & Company Info FAQ - Illusion Jewels Reasearching Costume Jewelry
FAQ - Jewelry Whatz it? FAQ - Morning Glory Antiques & Jewelry Research & Info

Gallery - All About Jewels Illustrated Jewelry Dictionary Gallery - ImageEvent by Cathy Gordon
Gallery - ImageEvent on Juliana Gallery - Sarah Coventry (with names)
Gem Misnomers GIA: Gemological Institute of America
Garnets (Antiquing Online)  

Hattie Carnegie - "Beauty is my business." Hawaiian Kukui Seed Beads
Historical Jewelry (Home Jewelry Business) History - Jewelry History Links
How to: Test For Gold Hallmark - Gold

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Interesting Past eBay Auctions International Colored Gemstone Association

How to Identify Juliana Jewelry  

Law - FTC Guides for Jewelry & Precious Metals Little Nemo

Jewelry Making Instruction  

Opals Owl Pendants

Patents - Coro Design Patents Patent Site List (Rhinestone Rainbow)
Patents - Jewelry Patents by James Katz Patents - Vintage Jewelry Patents
Photographing Jewelry Poor Jewelry
Precious Metals Value Calculator Pearl Colors

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Research Links at the NY Public Library Researching Costume Jewelry
Resources (sparklz) Ring Size Conversions
Ring Size Finder (PDF) Russian Silver Hallmark

Silver Definitions and Dating Silver Marks: Chicago Silver
Silver Mystery Marks from Modern Silver Magazine Soldering Glass Jewelry
Soldering Jewelry w/Gun (Hollywoodesign) Soldering Jewelry w/Torch
Soldering Sterling Silver Styles of Jewelry

Terms Index Jewelry Timeline
Timeline - Fashion Era Timeline / History
Turquoise - Nevada Turquoise Mines Tutorial - Dating Brooches Part 1
Tutorial - Dating Brooches Part 2 Tutorial - E-Z HTML
Tutorial - Gemstones(College Level) Tutorial - ID'ing D&E / Juliana
Tutorial - Lampwork Bead Making Twitter Tutorial

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