The monetary value of Vintage jewelry is all over the place. What appears to be a diamond studded bracelet could be worthless, yet that simple chain can be worth thousands. If you’ve ever purchased incredible looking vintage jewelry at a garage sale, you probably know that feeling of excitement wondering what it is worth. There are a few things you can check for before you waste money on getting your treasure appraised.
Estate jewelry is a term used to describe previously owned jewelry. This jewelry is usually acquired from estates or jewelry that has been sold and is often antique or vintage in nature. Antique jewelry is jewelry that is 100 years old or older, while the term “vintage” can cover many time periods.