What is Vintage Jewelry?
Pieces that are between 20-100 years old are classified as Vintage jewelry. Vintage jewelry is usually classified as estate jewelry. One defining characteristics of valuable Vintage jewelry is its collectability or desirability.
The difference between Vintage Jewelry and Antique Jewelry
The different between Vintage and Antique is the time period of manufacture of the item. Vintage falls between 20-100 years old. Antique items are defined as older than 100 years. This results in a big difference in styles and values.
What are the factors that determine the value of Vintage Jewelry
- Historic period or period significance
- Intrinsic value