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austinmurphy871   , 39

from Monument Valley


ADH Gems

Antique jewellery is jewellery which is a lot more than Fifty years old. It is becoming a lot more popular for buyers. Jewellery pieces from periods like the Edwardian, Victorian, Art Deco and Art Nouveau periods are very popular.

Many people are bequeathed jewellery by members of their family, but this isn't only way that individuals begin ownership of antique jewellery. You can purchase antique jewellery in many places including antiques fairs, antique shops, specialist jewellers and also on the web. You may also find pieces for sale at estate sales and flea markets.

Antique rings are particularly popular, for both engagements and weddings. They are available in many designs including entwined serpents (symbolizing the couple), and also the 'DEAREST' or 'LOVE' rings, which use the very first letter of each type of gemstone to spell out a romantic word. An increasing number of people are now choosing antique rings for engagements and for wedding ceremonies. Including several celebrities and this has perhaps made antique jewellery more popular in recent years.

Along with rings there are also bracelets, necklaces, lockets and many other types of antique jewellery. Antique jewellery may also give you an insight in to the good reputation for the time in which the jewellery was made.

Antique Jewellery

Some of these pieces are extremely rare and hard to come by, which means that they are very costly. But there's a lot of very affordable bits of available to buy, meaning that this kind of jewellery is inside the budget of most people. Some people enjoy antique jewellery so much that they decide to collect it. Others collect it as a good investment. If you're going to purchase jewellery factors to consider that you know precisely what you're buying, and you need to ensure that you have done your quest before you buy.

Jewellery insurance is something that everybody needs to think about, but it becomes even more essential for people who collect vintage jewellery. Ensure your jewellery is included from your present insurance and when not, you should buy the appropriate insurance policy. It could also be worth considering having a jewellery safe should you keep the pieces in your own home.

For many people, modern jewellery doesn't rival antique and the uniqueness and excellence of antique pieces can't be beaten. If you are considering buying jewellery for a loved one, it might be worth your while to have a look at some antique pieces prior to going ahead and buy a modern piece.