For those who thirst for knowledge of costume jewelry, Ronna Lee Aikins brings a new book that covers an even broader variety of jewelry than her first book, Brilliant Rhinestones. Her latest book, 20th Century Costume Jewelry, will enable the novice and experienced collector to appreciate a multitude of designs. Eisenberg, KJL, Coro, Monet, Trifari, Lisner, Kramer, Pell, BSK, and Gerry's are just a few to be featured. This book is organized according to style and types, with more than 600 color photos and over 800 sparkling pieces. Chapters on aurora borealis, accessories, beads, flowers, gold tones, silvertones, and rhinestones are just a few to be showcased in this book. There is also a chapter dedicated to how to select and wear jewelry according to skin tones and face shapes. Basic tips for jewelry care, fun facts about jewelry, and many vintage advertisements are provided. 20th Century Costume Jewelry will help you select an item in a personalized fashion. 2005 values.
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