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How to Read Fine Silver Jewelry Marks on Mexican Jewelry
by Tmf in Fashion, Style & Personal Care
Read fine silver jewelry marks on Mexican jewelry with a loupe, and know how to interpret them. The marks on Mexico silver and sterling silver jewelry may tell the age, the silver content, and the origin of the piece. These marks are on necklaces, bracelets, rings, and even tiny earrings if you know where to look. They are on antique and vintage jewelry as well as the newer Mexican fine silver j

What Are the Differences Between Fake Jewelry & Real Jewelry?
by NeoTubNinja in Fashion, Style & Personal Care
Jewelers draw two lines of distinction between types of jewelry. One line separates natural jewelry from lab-created or plated jewelry, while the other divides the former two types from pure costume jewelry which contains no real precious metals or gems. Costume jewelry still serves a purpose, though, as its relatively low price makes it accessible to almost everyone. Jewelry makers can execute be

How to Make Jewelry From Vintage Junk Jewelry
by smbrant in Hobbies, Games & Toys
Take a second look at any vintage jewelry you may own or run across in a thrift store. Vintage junk jewelry is a gold mine for jewelry makers, who can take the bits and pieces of these rhinestones in the rough and create all new pieces that combine the best of the new and the old.Difficulty:ModerateInstructions Things You'll Need
Chain nose pliers
Round nose pliers
Crimping pliers

Jewelry for the Best Man
by Ph33zy in Weddings
Show your best man how much you appreciate his involvement with your wedding by gifting him with jewelry. Giving a piece of jewelry is a wonderful way to honor your best man because it allows him to use the item long after the wedding day. He will appreciate the sentimental value a piece of jewelry brings and the honor that come with being a best man. WatchA classic and timeless gift, the watc
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How to Get Jewelry From a Man
by brainhulk in Holidays & Celebrations
Many women love to adorn their hands, wrists or necks with dazzling jewels, but what makes the jewelry you wear more special is knowing it came from someone you love or care about. If you are getting ready to celebrate an approaching birthday, holiday, anniversary or another special occasion, and if you'd love nothing more than a sparkling jewel to add to your collection, there are a few subtle wa
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How to Value Jewelry From the '50s Through the '80s
by Chook2330 in Arts & Entertainment
With the huge variety of vintage, retro, costume, and antique jewelry that is on the market, knowing whether or not you own valuable pieces of jewelry can be confusing at times. With a few supplies and a little bit of time, you can learn how to value jewelry from the 1950s through the 1980s yourself.Difficulty:ModerateInstructions Things You'll Need
Retro or vintage jewelry valuation guide

Uses for Old Jewelry
by wolf1306 in Hobbies, Games & Toys
If you discard old jewelry, you are throwing away a chance to decorate your home and garden in a variety of ways. Old jewelry may have broken links, missing stones or tarnished metal, but you can still use individual pieces to create mosaic designs, wall art and new jewelry. Vintage jewelry can also be a poignant part of a memory display box. Rings, Pins and PendantsRecycle old earrings and bro
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What Is 916 in Jewelry?
by Gold in Fashion, Style & Personal Care
Gold jewelry is marked with a stamp to indicate its purity. Symbols indicating the purity of gold include carats, or karats, and a system of numbers that represent the percentage of gold to other metals. Gold jewelry is a combination of gold and various metals"Dragonscale Bracelet" is Copyrighted by Flickr user: The ChainMaille Lady (The ChainMaille Lady Andersen) under the Creative Commons At
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How to Buy Jewelry in NYC
by MikeT in Holidays & Celebrations
Baubles, bangles and beads. If you live in New York City and if jewelry is your obsession, here are the places to go to feed your habit.Difficulty:EasyInstructions Head to the Diamond District. Located on 47th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues it's where anyone who knows jewelry in NYC goes to get a good bargain. It's also a good place to trade in and/or sell your old jewelry pieces.
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How to Buy Used Jewelry
by Poland in Personal Finance
If you are looking to buy used jewelry to add to your collection there are several different resources and places to look to begin your search. Buying used jewelry can be an economical way to purchase items that you like at a fraction of the cost than if you were buying the jewelry brand new. Comparison shopping will give you the best value for your money.Difficulty:ModerateInstructions Things
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