There is more to appraising jewelry than just being parable sales and a value determination. Then, all this able to put a dollar value on an item. The title of ap information, with clear jewelry descriptions, must be praiser distinguishes the individual who is able to iden succinctly put together with photographs and deliv tify, witness, estimate status, excellence, or potential ered to the client. ity, and to determine the authenticity of an article. Today's jewelry appraiser should also be cognizant Many factors impact on a thorough appraisal, espe of the vicissitudes of fashion, how changes impact the cially on estate and period jewelry. jewelry market in a substantial and vital manner in both design and style. A careful look must be given to Developing all this expertise is a lot to ask of practi tioners who only a decade ago were barely making a study of color psychology with an awareness of why specific gemstones and their colors and enamels of cer distinction between a well-written sales receipt and a professional appraisal report. tain colors were used in different periods. Industrial In the past few years bold changes have taken place developments, from machine stamped jewelry, the use in this field. It is now understood that standard ap of aniline dyes in clothing, and development of the praisal concepts and principles can be applied to the electric light, have influenced design and use of gem stones.aAnd a snap-on back that does not snap all the way around the case but only at two pointsa12 oa#39;clock and 6 oa#39;clock positionsais ... parts for the mechanical movement may not be available; the old movement may not keep good time at any repair price. ... Some are so obviously fake that you dona#39;t even need a loupe to tell the mimic, but some are less evident, in fact, ... A genuine stainless-and- gold model is marked at the end of a series of numbers with a18a or a14a signifying the goldanbsp;...
|Title||:||Illustrated Guide to Jewelry Appraising|
|Author||:||Anna M. Miller|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06|