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austinmurphy871   , 39

from Monument Valley


Antique Jewellery

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

Some people are bequeathed jewellery by members of their family, however 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 as well as on the web. You may even find pieces for sale at estate sales and flea markets.

Antique rings are particularly popular, for both engagements and weddings. They come in many designs including entwined serpents (symbolizing the couple), and also the 'DEAREST' or 'LOVE' rings, which use the very first letter of each kind of gemstone to spell out an intimate word. Progressively more individuals are now choosing antique rings for engagements and for wedding ceremonies. This includes several celebrities which has perhaps made antique jewellery more popular in recent years.

In addition to rings there are also bracelets, necklaces, lockets and many other kinds of antique jewellery. Antique jewellery can also give you an insight in to the good reputation for the period in which the jewellery is made.

Vintage Jewellery

A few of these pieces are very rare and difficult to find, meaning they're very costly. There is however lots of very economical pieces of available for sale, and therefore this type of jewellery is inside the budget on most people. Many people enjoy antique jewellery so much they decide to collect it. Others collect it as a good investment. If you are going to purchase jewellery factors to consider that you know exactly what you're buying, and also you need to ensure you have done your research before you buy.

Jewellery insurance coverage is something that we all need to think about, however it becomes much more important for individuals who collect vintage jewellery. Ensure your jewellery is included by your present insurance and if not, you should purchase the appropriate insurance cover. It could also be worth thinking about using a jewellery safe should you keep your pieces at home.

For many people, modern jewellery doesn't compare to antique and also the uniqueness and quality of antique pieces can't be beaten. If you are considering buying jewellery for a family member, it might be worthwhile to have a look at some antique pieces before you go ahead and buy a modern piece.