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How Vintage Jewellery is Making Waves on Television

Vintage jewellery has seen a resurgence in popularity recently, which in turn has seen many pieces soar in value. Leading auction house Bonhams said in a Financial Times feature that the value of antique and period jewellery has increased by more than 80% in the past decade. Furthermore, vintage items are fetching prices are sometimes more than double what was expected of them pre-auction. Some of the most popular include Art Deco jewellery from the twenties and thirties seem to be highly sought after, followed by Belle Epoque jewellery from between 1890 and 1915.

However, many people are still unaware of the true value of their family heirlooms. The Telegraph relayed the case of a guest on the Antique Roadshow who was astonished to find that the bracelet she inherited from her mother-in-law was worth £150,000. The show’s presenter Geoffrey Munn explained that the item was an Art Deco piece, and that the likes of it has never been seen after the Second World War.

Art Deco jewellery from the twenties and thirties

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Beautiful Exquisite Vintage Enamel Jewellery Information and Research

A brief history of Exquisite jewellery:

  • Exquisite jewellery was produced from 1914 until the end of the 1970s.
  • ‘Exquisite’ was a brand name used by a local (to us) company called ‘W A P Watson’. They produced a number of jewellery items and souvenir charms, including Sterling Silver jewellery.
  • The Exquisite jewellery company were based in Solihull, UK.

Exquisite Vintage Enamel Leaf Brooches Collection and Full Set

Beautiful Exquisite Vintage Enamel Jewellery Information and Research:

Exquisite where well renowned for their beautiful hand finished cold enamel jewellery. The jewellery featured a range of floral and leaf designs. Creating a collectable series of brooches, necklaces and earrings as well as bracelets.
Since all of the jewellery was hand finished and hand painted with cold enamel there are a number of different colourways available.

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