A full listing of the pieces used in the photos displayed throughout this page can be found at the bottom of the page.
If you have searched through my items for sale you are sure to notice that I have considerable more Monet jewellery pieces listed compared to any other designer.
Dating can sometimes prove difficult and people can be misinformed with the information that where the copywriter symbol is absent from a piece it will date it pre-1955, however there are many pieces that look to have been produced in the 2000s (and possibly late 1990s?
) that do not have the copywriter symbol, I will give examples of these also.
Monet jewellery by comparison is far more affordable and accessible for collectors and once you explore the collections that span the decades of the 1930s - 80s and beyond, you will agree that the quality, design and craftmanship make Monet jewellery items an investment for the future.
From simple classic designs to intricate statement pieces, Monet takes you from day to evening and everything in between.
Dating jewelry is done through multiple methods: looking at design and stylistic clues; at construction techniques; at hallmarks; at materials used; and at patent numbers.
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This is significant in dating jewelry since it means gold-backed silver is post-1767, and not from the earliest decades of the Georgian era.
However, the absence of gold backing does not mean that a piece is pre-1767.
The much anticipated sequel to Collecting Costume Jewelry 101 is finally here!
Collecting Costume Jewelry 202 will take students through another phase of jewelry collecting - the basics of dating jewelry, 1935 - 1980.