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20 Questions To Ask Your Antique Jewellery Dealer Before You Buy

Want to learn how to buy antique jewellery like a pro? We've gathered together the 20 most important questions to ask your dealer.

Whilst even the best dealers will not know the exact provenance of every piece they have – the mystery is part of the charm of antique jewellery – they will be able to share all sorts of valuable information to help you fall in love with (and understand) a piece of jewellery before you buy.

Appreciate the context

Mexican Silver & Malachite Collar by the Monteros Workshop
Mexican Silver & Malachite Collar by the Monteros Workshop

Get into the detail

Hallmarks on a gold ring
Hallmarks on a gold ring

Consider the practicalities

Victorian 18ct Gold & Diamond Ring
Victorian 18ct Gold & Diamond Ring



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