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How to make Joan Rivers' Stunning Private Collection Yours

Posted on 19 May 2016Joan Rivers Jewellery Collection Auction Collecting Jewellery Van Cleef and Arpels Tiffany & Co Bulgari Harry Winston Cartier Faberge

Yes, yes, yes! I have hoped for this for some time. From the moment I read the "Jewelry By Joan Rivers" book after her passing in 2014, I have hoped that there would one day be an exhibit or showcase of her opulent Personal Collection.

Her book opens "In memory of my husband, Edgar, who has the taste and knowledge to open up the world...

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Collecting Costume Jewellery : What's in your collection?

Posted on 07 January 2016costume jewellery collecting jewellery vintage jewellery buying jewellery

As a collector of costume jewellery, I am always interested to learn about other peoples jewellery collections. Do you follow the trends or buy for investment? Do you dispose of it after a season or two or hold on to it indefinitely? Do you buy both fine and costume jewellery, which do you wear most and why?

In my early to mid-teens I...

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The Brooch : Old fashioned or come back Queen?

Posted on 26 April 2015Brooch vintage brooch collecting jewellery vintage jewellery

When I think of the humble Brooch, it reminds me of my two late Nanna's. I can picture one of them now in their plaid skirt, silk shirt, oversized coloured faux pearls, and their best Brooch upon their jacket lapel, adding just the right amount of sparkle, class and sophistication.

Up until recent years I considered the Brooch to be somewhat of an "old...

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