antique silver jewelry
 
antique silver jewelry
 
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Antique silver jewelry gains a special quality over the years from being cherished by its owners and admired by others. Antique silver jewelry has been worn on the head in the form of crowns, diadems, tiaras, aigrettes, hairpins, hat ornaments, earrings, nose rings, earplugs, and lip rings; on the neck in the form of collars, necklaces, and pendants; on the breast in the form of pectorals, brooches, clasps, and buttons; on the limbs in the form of rings, bracelets, armlets, and anklets; and at the waist in the form of belts and girdles, with pendants such as chatelaines, scent cases, and rosaries.

Jewelry to be called antique silver jewelry should be at least 50 years old, and more recent preowned jewelry is generally called estate, taken from the term used for the belongings of a person who has passed away. Jewelry is an accessory crafted from precious metals that can be combined with or without jewels or natural materials, but whatever material they are made of, we use to ornament ourselves.

However, the term jewelry properly refers to mounted precious or semiprecious stones and to objects made of valuable or attractive metals such as gold, silver, platinum, copper, and brass. Jewelry forms are necklace, bracelet, anklet; earring; locket, pendant, charm bracelet; ring, pinky ring, chain, chatelaine; broach, pin, lapel pin, torque, etc. Whether put or hung on the body, their function is to show or pretend one's status.

The primary reason for investing in antique silver jewelry, as opposed to other works of art, is the simple fact that it can still be put to its original purpose -- that being to complement beauty and fashion. Jewelry is your most important fashion accessory, as they're the first thing people notice about you.

Today jewelry became an important part of fashionable costume. It reflects important changes in fashions and technology and turns every day into an evening out. Antique silver jewelry can make a huge difference in other people's perception of you. It has as much impact on your appearance as any other wardrobe item.

Now, more people are discovering that antique and estate jewelry is often made better, and priced lower, than new jewelry. Everyone wants to look young and modern, so to find your antique silver jewelry visit http://www.fastdropship.com which is confident that you will be pleased in its products' quality, workmanship and sensible price. Some collectors enjoy antique silver jewelry for its historic or academic value, but most also appreciate jewels from a bygone era that still serves to flatter modern styles and at the same time add that inimitable touch of antique charm.

Antique silver jewelry will bring years of wearing pleasure with proper care and cleaning, so keep it sparkling. At least once a year, one should professionally clean and inspect the jewelry and also avoid wearing jewelry while in contact with household chemicals. Take off your antique silver jewelry before doing rough manual work or playing sports.

Educating people about antique silver jewelry is an important step to prevent damage jewelry mountings. With the jewelry offered by http://www.fastdropship.com you can start the process by defining your lifestyle and what you might need to complement it.
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