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Introduction to Antique Jewellery

Are you interested in antiques? Starting with a brief history and outline of antique jewellery periods, this course overviews the use of gemstones, synthetics, imitants and unusual materials used in vintage jewellery. Metal hallmarks and makers marks are discussed as an aid to dating jewellery. Factors to consider when identifying, buying or selling Georgian, Victorian, Art Deco and Art Nouveau Styles are also reviewed. 2 CPD points available to NCJV members.

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COURSE OUTLINE

  • Metal and hallmarks explained
  • Georgian era
  • Victorian era
  • Art Nouveau
  • Art Deco
  • Present day
  • Dating jewellery through visual examination

ESSENTIAL STUDY FOR

  • Jewellery buyer
  • Jewellery valuer
  • Second hand dealer/auction house staff
  • Auction & antique sales
  • Personal interest
  • Sophisticated purchaser
  • Estate jewellers

COURSE DATES, FEES & ENROLMENTS

Courses are provided by Gem-Ed Australia and individual State Divisions. Select a division below to view upcoming course dates, fees and to enrol.

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