How to buy and collect antique jewellery

Jewellery expert Geoffrey Munn gives his advice on buying antique pieces as Christmas gifts

From Bronze Age pins to art deco bangles, jewellery has been livening up our costume for centuries. With so much choice, it can be hard for both collectors and jewellery lovers to know which makers, designers and jewellery houses are best to invest in. Should you pay attention to trends or buy what you like?

You'll find these cut-out-and-keep guides in every issue of Homes & Antiques, giving you the inside track on collecting, buying and restoring antique and vintage finds. So that you don't have to take a page out of your favourite magazine, you can also find the features in the collectors' guides section of our website. Simply click on the link below to download the printer-friendly page.

In the guide below you'll find top tips for collecting antique jewellery from Antiques Roadshow expert and managing director of Wartski, Geoffrey Munn, including what gems to buy for £200 or less.

Click here to download and print the guide.

First published in Homes & Antiques' December 2015 issue. Back issues are still available. To purchase a copy click here

Words: Ashleigh Doyle

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