Found 74 articles matching Jewelry category.
  • Jan 24 2009
  • 24 Jan 2009

Authenticating Ancient Chinese Jades Using Scientific Methods

By Janet G. Douglas Many collectors and museums have questions relating to the authentication of ancient Chinese jades in light of the current market where […]

  • Jan 20 2009
  • 20 Jan 2009

Party On with Inaugural Collectibles

In the mood to party, but it’s too late for New Year’s Eve? Too early for the Super Bowl? How about an inauguration shindig complete […]

  • Jan 12 2009
  • 12 Jan 2009

Turnipseed Reaps Diverse Collecting Crop

It started with a cardboard box at a garage sale purchased for $1. In the box was a plastic jewelry set—a bracelet, ring and earrings—all […]

  • Jan 9 2009
  • 9 Jan 2009

Top Obama Inaugural Collectibles

Superstar Will Smith got teary. Ellen Malcolm, founder of Emily’s List called it “a proud moment in our nation’s history.” Great Britain’s Prime Minister Gordon […]

  • Dec 29 2008
  • 29 Dec 2008

Early 20th Century Prestige Watches

The early 20th century saw fierce competition among American watch companies. Every watch company in the country produced a “top of the line” watch, of […]

  • Dec 19 2008
  • 19 Dec 2008

Boston Watch Co. Dennison Howard and Davis

The early watch manufacturers didn’t do things consistently or exactly in series. The Boston Watch Company—the granddaddy of all American watch companies—is particularly annoying in […]

  • Nov 30 2008
  • 30 Nov 2008

Disney’s Magic Kingdom of Collectibles

Editor’s Note: There are collectibles, and then there are Disney collectibles. Mickey, Cinderella, Lady and the Tramp, Little Mermaid—these keepsakes go across so many generations and bring such happiness to them. Learn more about Disney collecting.

  • Nov 17 2008
  • 17 Nov 2008

THE HAMILTON WATCH CO.

The Hamilton Watch Company came into existence in 1892. The name Hamilton was selected to honor Andrew Hamilton, original owner of the site of Lancaster. Hamilton was granted the land by William Penn’s heirs and is credited with founding the city of Lancaster with his son James.

  • Nov 17 2008
  • 17 Nov 2008

Jacob Custer Watchmaker, Norristown, Pa.

Jacob D. Custer (1805-1872) is an important name in American horology, he is best known for his clocks which he made in Norristown, Pa. beginning in the early 1830s.

  • Nov 16 2008
  • 16 Nov 2008

Estate Contents of past North Adams MA Hist Soc Auctioned on eBay

10kt gold cameo