Vintage Jewelry: Fab or Fake? Shelley Cooper will be sharing her knowledge and insights about vintage and antique jewelry in a series of three Tuesday evenings, from 7 to 9pm, beginning Oct 6 at West LA College in Culver City, Cla
News-Antique.com - Sep 22,2015 - Shelley Cooper will be sharing her knowledge and insights about vintage and antique jewelry in a series of three Tuesday evenings, from 7 to 9pm, beginning Oct 6 at West LA College in Culver City, Class ID#34376. To register: http://bit.ly/1OHjzov or call 310-287-4475.
Unlock the mysteries of vintage jewelry
Ever wonder about that huge green stone in your auntís ring? Is it an emerald or just fashion bling of the 1950s? Learn to identify jewelry styles and materials, construction, origin and authenticity. Understand design themes in the expression of important eras in culture and fashion. Learn how market value is determined and why jewelry doesnít depend on gem or metal weight for its enduring worth. Understanding vintage jewelry elevates the fun in buying, wearing and collecting it.
Discussions will be illustrated through 100s of examples of jewelry, components and demos. Bring your own pieces to share
Shelley Cooper built a Los Angeles manufacturing company that produces her jewelry designs. Her collections have been distributed through major retailers and museums such as Nordstrom, The Smithsonian, Art Institute of Chicago, Kensington Palace and QVC. Many of her pieces are included in the Edith Head Wardrobe Department at Paramount Pictures.