This Understanding Jewelry section is dedicated to educating, informing and answering questions about family heirlooms and other jewelry-related topics.

Questions & Faqs
Do you have a question about antique or estate jewelry?  Please write to us, and we will post your question along with our answer on our education page.  Please note that values cannot be given for item inquiries.

Reference Info
Jewelry History Timeline
How to Use a Loupe
Auction Houses


• Huffington Post: How to Collect and Appraise Antique Jewelry