Kovels' Buyers' Guide to 20th-Century Costume Jewelry Mid-20th century costume jewelry is fashionable, fantastic, affordable—and highly collectible. This new publication from the Kovels helps the collector spot great costume jewelry from the '50s, '60s a
News-Antique.com - Jul 08,2008 - Cleveland, Ohio – July 7, 2008 – The Kovels today released their new Special Report “Kovels' Buyers' Guide to 20th-Century Costume Jewelry.” America's foremost antiques and collectibles experts, Ralph and Terry Kovel, created this report to help collectors identify costume jewelry, Mexican silver jewelry and American Indian, modernist, and Scandinavian pieces. Learn who Hobé and Sigi are and how to recognize a rare piece of Bakelite. This comprehensive 32-page booklet offers important information on this exciting field of collecting.
Kovels' special report is accurate, comprehensive and valuable for the serious collector as well as the beginner. Learn all the names you need to know—'50s modernists like Ed Weiner and Art Smith, costume jewelry like Coro and Trifari, Mexican designers like Los Castillo and Spratling, and even Bakelite or enameled jewelry. There are more than 65 color photos, bios, background and over 130 makers' marks that will help you spot new finds and identify pieces you already own. Information like this can't be found anywhere else.
"Kovels' Buyers' Guide to 20th-Century Costume Jewelry" features reports on:
• Over 130 makers' marks and histories
• Costume and Fashion Jewelry
• Ciner, Vendome, Monet, Chanel, Boucher, Coro, Dior…and many more
• AND a FREE price list of more than 275 current prices is included with each report.
There are three easy ways to order: by mail—write to Kovels, P.O. Box 22900, Beachwood, OH 44122-0900; by phone—call 800-571-1555 (toll-free in the USA, weekdays only); and online—go to www.Kovels.com/e?jewelry.
Terry Kovel, with her husband Ralph, has authored more than 95 books about collecting and antiques, including the best-selling annual price guide, "Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide." Hailed by Parade magazine as "the duchess of the antiques world," Terry Kovel publishes a monthly newsletter, Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles, and writes a syndicated weekly newspaper column distributed to more than 150 newspapers. Terry and Ralph appeared weekly on the HGTV program "Flea Market Finds with the Kovels." Terry’s popular website with free prices and information for collectors is http://www.Kovels.com. The Kovels' most recent books are "Kovels' American Collectibles, 1900 to 2000," and "Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide 2009," with 2,500 photos and 44,000 actual prices. Both are available wherever books are sold and online at http://www.Kovels.com/e?books. Terry’s latest special report is “Kovels' Buyers Guide to 20th-Century Costume Jewelry,” which is available exclusively at http://www.Kovels.com/e?jewelry-report.