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TYPES OF MARKS ON SILVER & SILVERPLATE - RECOGNIZING DIFFERENT TYPES OF JEWELRY - PSEUDOMARKS ON SILVER - HISTORY OF ENAMELWARE - SHEFFIELD & VICTORIAN SILVERPLATE - EVOLUTION OF MODERNIST DESIGNS - RUSSIAN SILVER
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TYPES OF MAKERS' MARKS AND HALLMARKS ON SILVER
Symbols on Precious Metals from various countries and what they mean...
STERLING SILVER AND TYPES OF SILVERPLATE
How to tell different types of silver and silverplate. Learn the meaning of all related terms...
IDENTIFYING JEWELRY MARKS
Types of signed Jewelry and their value. Learn the difference between Fine and Costume jewelry or Fashion Accessories...
PSEUDO-MARKS & HALLMARKS ON ANTIQUE SILVER
Understand the difference between fake marks and pseudo-marks. Recognize vintage silver by reading Hallmarks and makers' marks correctly...
MODERNIST DESIGNS ON JEWELRY & SILVER
An intriguing historical and sociological perspective on the Modernist style, particularly its evolution and influences on Modern silver designs and jewelry...
RUSSIAN ENAMELS, SILVER & JEWELRY
Discover the ornate world of Russian jewelers & silversmiths and enamelers and learn how their designs evolved from the 18thC to Present ...
VICTORIAN SILVER & SILVERPLATE
Learn the history and importance of Victorian silver. Methods of manufacturing that became standard processes for making silver & jewelry today...
ENGLISH ANTIQUE ENAMELS
How to recognize and appreciate Enamelware from the 18thC onwards. Historical notes on its evolution, particularly as practiced by British artisans...
ANTIQUE SHEFFIELD SILVERPLATE
A Historical brief on Sheffield silverplating methods and their effect on pricing as industrial production expanded...
FRENCH INFLUENCES ON AMERICAN SILVER
Recognize distinct design features on vintage American silverware introduced by French craftsmen during the 16th - 18thC...
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