Monday, April 27, 2009

Definition of Era in Vintage Jewelry

These are loose time periods for the various eras that define the style and grace of jewelry.

Georgian era - c1800-1835
Victorian - c1835-1901
Art Nouveau & Art Deco - c1890-1935
Edwardian - c1890-1910
Retro - c1940
Antique - 100 years or older (currently c1909 or before)
Vintage - 20 years or older (currently c1989 or before)

Jewelry Ring Members of Twitter

If you're looking for up-to-date info. on what your jool bud is doing or what your favorite Jewery Ring dealer has just listed for sale - take a peek at their Tweets on Twitter.

If you are a member of either JR group and want to be added to the list, please email me.

5 Divas Jewelry and Acccesories - The Etsy Stores

Etsy, while it has been around for a while, is a relatively new venue for selling vintage items. 2 of our dealers from 5 Divas Jewelry and Accessories have shops there:

Annie's Loft

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Jewelry Ring Members' Etsy Stores

I am a member of Jewelry Ring - "an email discussion list for jewelry enthusiasts, experts and historians, collectors, and dealers at many levels, who discuss vintage and vintage costume jewelry in a friendly and welcoming forum. Members are encouraged to join in our in-depth discussions and participate in research about important periods, styles, fashion history and designers."

Many members hold Esty Shops - a list of which can be found here:

Etsy Stores from the Members of Jewelry Ring