Often I will get a call about a pair of earrings or a necklace and the customer will tell me that it is a designer piece. But, when I ask who it is, it turns out it is branded. Many times people mistake a custom piece of jewelry for a designer piece of jewelry. And, sometimes people don’t even look to see if their jewelry is branded, designer or has a stamp at all.
It’s important to know if your jewelry is designer, branded or custom and what each means as well as how to recognize each type of jewelry because this will help you determine the worth of the jewelry that you own or want to buy in the future. [Read more...]