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The lush life of collecting jewelry

Have loved old gems all my life since Mom and Dad took me to farm sales in Iowa. I love the hunt, research and sharing info - yes, as well as owning these cool old items. I remember where most things came from and how much I paid -mostly -I'm getting old. Everything has been collected here and there across America in dusty shops, garage sales and nice antique stores. Altho I'd like to have it all I enjoy what I can buy on my meager budget. I hope you enjoy my goodies and their stories.

Wide thermo & lucite plastic bracelets - Costume Jewelryby valenti…
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Paste white & green rhinestone art deco bracelet - Costume Jewelryby valenti…
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Es plata. 1940's? unmarked sterling arrow necklace - Fine Jewelryby valenti…
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Handmade Zuni turquoise, mop, coral sterling bracelet - Native Americanby valenti…
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Unmarked sterling w/green stone bracelet - Fine Jewelryby valenti…
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1960's Sigi Pineda azurite or chrysocolla sterling bracelet - Fine Jewelryby valenti…
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Green turquoise & sterling Navajo assembled bracelet - Native Americanby valenti…
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Heishe & turquoise zig-zag stainless steel cuff - Fine Jewelryby valenti…
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Mexican wave chip bracelet and earrings - Fine Jewelryby valenti…
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Exotic "Egyptian" tourist jewelry: 1940's-50's Italy, Morroco, Spain, Mexico? - Costume Jewelryby valenti…
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Please pass the orange crush..... - Costume Jewelryby valenti…
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Loomed Native American beadwork - Native Americanby valenti…
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turtle snuff bottle - Asianby valenti…
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fence link solid copper bracelet - Costume Jewelryby valenti…
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Delicious plate of celluloid buttons - Sewingby valenti…
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Lucite & bakelite harvest corn colors - Costume Jewelryby valenti…
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What is white metal? - Fine Jewelryby valenti…
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14kt slave bracelet - Fine Jewelryby valenti…
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Help w/this 1910's ? cameo - Fine Jewelryby valenti…
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Is this celluloid or shell? - Fine Jewelryby valenti…
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My collection of old ring boxes in a "gothic" setting. - Fine Jewelryby valenti…
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1950's bead memory cuff bracelets - Costume Jewelryby valenti…
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1920's glass beads - Costume Jewelryby valenti…
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1920's-30's glass pyramid beads & white glass vessel beads - Costume Jewelryby valenti…
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Is this arts & crafts era? - Fine Jewelryby valenti…
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My stash of copper masks - darn 1 isn't in this picture.... - Costume Jewelryby valenti…
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Summer colors! - Costume Jewelryby valenti…
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Chrome & bakelite - Costume Jewelryby valenti…
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Green bakelite & lucite beauties - Costume Jewelryby valenti…
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