Miller's Costume Jewellery: A Collector's Guide by Caroline Behr

Miller's Costume Jewellery: A Collector's Guide by Caroline Behr

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Aimed at the new collector, this guide takes a look at the leading styles of costume jewellery of the 19th and 20th centuries, from Victoriana to Art Nouveau, Art Deco and designers such as Trifari, Heskell and Dior, up to 1980s Chanel. Price ranges are also covered.
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Miller's Costume Jewellery: A Collector's Guide takes a look at the leading styles of costume jewellery of the late 19th and 20th centuries, from the Victorian period through to Art Nouveau, Art Deco and designers such as Trifari, Miriam Heskell and Dior, right up to 1980s Chanel, and even collectables of the future. With the sweeping social changes of the 19th and 20th centuries, the pleasure of wearing jewellery became increasingly available to women of all incomes and classes. Miller's Costume Jewellery: A Collector's Guide provides an essential introduction to this fascinating subject. The items are divided either by period, style or designer, focusing on identifying characteristics and covering a broad range of pieces, with the emphasis on what is most collectable and why. Every item in the guide has a price range and is illustrated in colour, with details of design, materials and condition. Fact Files provide tips for collectors, information on fakes and forgeries and advice on building up and preserving a collection of costume jewellery.

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SKU GOR001957946
Title Miller's Costume Jewellery: A Collector's Guide
Author By (author) Caroline Behr
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Octopus Publishing Group
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 64
ISBN 10 1840003731
ISBN 13 9781840003734
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Miller's Costume Jewellery: A Collector's Guide takes a look at the leading styles of costume jewellery of the late 19th and 20th centuries, from the Victorian period through to Art Nouveau, Art Deco and designers such as Trifari, Miriam Heskell and Dior, right up to 1980s Chanel, and even collectables of the future. With the sweeping social changes of the 19th and 20th centuries, the pleasure of wearing jewellery became increasingly available to women of all incomes and classes. Miller's Costume Jewellery: A Collector's Guide provides an essential introduction to this fascinating subject. The items are divided either by period, style or designer, focusing on identifying characteristics and covering a broad range of pieces, with the emphasis on what is most collectable and why. Every item in the guide has a price range and is illustrated in colour, with details of design, materials and condition. Fact Files provide tips for collectors, information on fakes and forgeries and advice on building up and preserving a collection of costume jewellery.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001957946
Title Miller's Costume Jewellery: A Collector's Guide
Author By (author) Caroline Behr
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Octopus Publishing Group
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 64
ISBN 10 1840003731
ISBN 13 9781840003734
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No