Posted on Sun, Aug. 29, 2004
By Steven Wayne Yvaska
“Vintage costume jewelry rocks.
A decade ago, there was little interest or value in what many condescendingly referred to as “junk jewelry.” Today, necklaces with large stones, flashy rhinestone brooches, chandelier earrings and chunky plastic bracelets fashioned in the 1920s, ’30s and ’40s are in vogue. And they’re going for big bucks.”