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5 Tips for Buying Antique Jewelry by Kevin Smith





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Antique jewelry is beautiful, unique and often comes with interesting stories. While you may get lucky and find a great piece at your local thrift store, finding excellent and authentic pieces often means you must rely on finding a person or company to sell estate jewelry in Atlanta, GA. Keep these tips in mind as you search for your new piece.

Learn About the Seller

Before purchasing anything, investigate the person or company you are doing business with. If you are searching on eBay or a similar website, read the seller's page and his or her reviews, paying attention to the negative ones to determine if there are ongoing problems. Remember, antique jewelry is typically unique so if a seller claims to have many multiples of an item, they are likely fake. If you intend to shop with a company, search for one that offers excellent customer service, has demonstrated experience in the industry and has a good reputation with its former clients.

Check for a Maker’s Mark

As you browse the jewelry you are interested in, check each piece for a maker's mark. Typically, it is a small icon that includes the maker's initials or some other easily recognizable emblem. Research the mark online to determine which company or jeweler used it and the origin behind certain pieces.

Ask Questions

It is important to ask the right questions of anyone who is trying to sell estate jewelry in Atlanta, GA. Asking questions about the piece you intend to buy will help you determine if it is real or not. Typical questions include asking the seller how the piece came to be in his or her possession. Whether via antiquing, an estate sale or as a family heirloom, the seller should be able to provide information about the date and location the piece was acquired.

Look for Patina

Most antique jewelry show signs of wear known as patina. Patina is the sheen you see on jewelry that has been worn for years. No shine, small dents, tarnish or other signs of use are also indicative of a real piece. If there is no wear present, find out if the piece has been restored and ask for details about the restoration. If the seller can't provide the details, the piece may be a fake.

Visit an Estate Sale

One of the most common places to find antique jewelry is at an estate sale — hence the synonym "estate jewelry." Most estate sales are listed in local newspapers but you can also find them on Craigslist and in Facebook groups for those who are more digitally inclined. When you find a piece that you like, ask for documentation on the piece. If none is available, you should be able to negotiate the price down. If you do purchase a piece without documentation, have it appraised after to determine if it is real. Because estate sales include jewelry from personal collections, you are more likely to find a good deal at on

Remember, a reputable seller such as Elan Diamond Group will be willing to answer your questions, address concerns and prove the authenticity of the piece to the best of its ability. Always go with your gut feeling. If a deal seems too good to be true, it probably is.

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