12 Excellent Reference Books for Collecting Vintage Costume Jewellery in the UK

You have a thirst for knowledge and want to know more about the vintage costume jewellery in your collection. But which book to buy if you are living in the UK?

There are hundreds of reference books to choose from and most have been written in the US by authors who have a collection based in the US. How specific is that to us in the UK?

So here’s a brief guide of 12 books to give a good over view of knowledge from Victorian through to the eighties and beyond. Actually there are more than 12 books here, because some authors have written more than one book that is useful.

This guide should cover general unsigned pieces and some signed pieces of jewellery. However there are no specific books ever written for the majority of the mass produced signed costume jewellery made by UK companies or made for the UK market apart from Wilson and Butler.

Hiking Trail Weekends Just Got A Little Easier Thanks to Personal Tech Start-Ups

Well, it’s wonderful how companies like Yelp and Google with their Maps feature help all us smart phone users find what we are looking for and that they use crowdsourcing to help us make safer decisions. But what happens when these tools lead us astray, or when they just don’t give us the information we need. It seems to happen to me all the time.

Don’t Get Caught With AdSense Click Fraud: Monitoring for Optimum Protection

Click fraud is criminal offense that can send someone to jail once he is proven guilty.

But for some publishers, especially those who do not know much about information technology, it is quite hard to know which clicks are fake and which are valid.

In line with this, Google AdSense developed a Click Fraud Monitoring Plug-in.

This tool helps prevent unintentional clicks by the publisher and avoid malicious clicks by other users and by application programs.