This down-to-earth information-packed book is the very best kind of collecting companion. Among its practical features are recommendations for choosing, evaluating and caring for a collection, how to negotiate the best possible price, and a glossary bristling with facts and definitions. Rose Leiman Goldemberg learned, bought and wrote this book through her own practical and passionate love of antique jewelry.Tortoise was steamed and bent, very much as bentwood chairs are made today, and so it has a different look. If you buy a tortoise locket, make sure (as with all lockets) that the hinge is tight, the closure is secure, and the original frames are in . The findings in ... I have guttapercha and leather clasps that may have come off a Civil War cape, guttapercha pins, bracelets, and even gutta-percha earrings.
|Author||:||Rose Leiman Goldemberg|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2000-03-21|