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The words that may echo through their minds are things like, old, trash, or junk.
When a collector sees the door knob, he sees a piece of history, and the piece of castoff architecture whispers a story that he can hear.
Some general styles are T bar pins, C clasps, C clasps with extended pins, Locking C clasps, Trombone clasps.
The T Bar clasp is one of the earliest styles of clasps for brooches and pins. The pin extended slightly over the edge and had no locking or holding mechanism.
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This style of clasp uses this push pull method of closing. The clasp was mainly used by European designers and can be found on more modern pins up to the mid 20th century.
One of the most common questions that I receive from customers is “how old is this piece of jewelry?
” Sometimes the question is very easy to answer, especially if the jewelry is marked in any way.
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Certain markings were only used in specific time periods.