Collecting 19.11.2014

A Mourning Tour: An Identification Guide to Mourning and Sentimental Jewels

There’s been a lot of discussion about the limits of what a fake or a forgery is over at the Art…

Collecting 08.04.2013

An Identification Guide to Mourning and Sentimental Jewels

There’s been a lot of discussion about the limits of what a fake or a forgery is over at the Art…

Is It, Or Isn't It? 14.03.2012
fake shank and shoulders

Spotting Conversions and Changes in Early Rings

Jewellery is often altered, be it to turn an unfashionable item of its time, such as a slide or brooch,…

Other 04.03.2010

Cause For Concern / Is It or Isn’t It?

If you’ve ever looked at a piece and wondered about it being real or not, or if there’s any doubt in your mind about it being correct, then you have a definite cause for concern and if it’s not what you want or you don’t like it aesthetically, perhaps it’s best to put it back.