Vintage Jewelry, Antique Jewelry & New Jewelry
Sterling Silver Jewelry, Gold Jewelry, Estate Jewelry, Gem Stone Jewelry, Authentic Designer Jewelry & Fashion Costume Jewelry
As a gift or keep it for yourself!
We are pleased to provide an beautiful collection of quality one of a kind curated vintage jewelry, antique jewelry and new jewelry available online in Canada.
We do clean and gift box all jewelry complimentary when purchased.
We guarantee all sterling silver jewelry we sell 100% authentic. We also guarantee all jewelry is in good condition with all original pieces and in working condition.
Here Are Some Quick Facts About Jewelry @ Reflections
Which is the correct spelling Jewelry or Jewellery?
For those who love jewelry, one of the most confusing elements is how to spell it correctly. Both Jewelry and Jewellery are both correct. Jewelry" is the American spelling and Jewellery" is the non-American spelling.
What is the most popular jewelry at Reflections?
At Reflections we offer a variety of vintage, antique and new jewelry with the goal of it being quality to lasts many years.
We know we can get jewelry at a lower costs although with this said many problems arise from cheap jewelry. So to avoid any of these issues we always
focus on quality, well made jewelry having happy repeat customers.
We offer some simple jewelry although we find our bolder jewelry pieces is what our customers appeal to. When its for a wedding, our vintage costume
brooches do well for the hair, on the wedding dress and for some brides in a brooch bouquet. When we are dressing a customer in a 1920’s Gatsby outfit our costume pearls and earring are always a nice touch for the ladies and the vintage and new cufflinks are great for the gentlemen. Now if the jewelry is a gift, we have customers that prefer to give their partners jewelry made with a precious metal like gold or silver with gemstones. We find this type of jewelry is
personal and it allows the customer to express how they feel through the jewelry they select from us.
Does vintage jewelry have Value?
Vintage costume jewelry that has a lot of brilliant stones all set with prongs can be very valuable. These pieces can sometimes be as valuable as pieces of fine jewelry. It is important to be sure the piece is vintage, in good shape, and has a lot of brightly colored clean stones all set with prongs
If you don't see any hallmark on your antique jewelry pieces, it is either very old and valuable or worthless.
Check the hallmarks on your antique jewelry
Gold can be shown through hallmarks like 10k, 14k, 18k, 22k or 750, 585, 375, 417.
Platinum is 950, PLAT or PLATINUM.
Silver can be 925, 800, Silver or Sterling.
What qualifies as vintage jewelry?
To be considered an antique, a piece of jewelry must be 100 years or older, while vintage jewelry must be more than 20 years old to be classified as such.
“Retro” jewelry refers to pieces made during the 1940s and '50s and are characterized by the use of large and colorful gemstones
How to take care of jewelry?
Tips on Caring for Jewelry
Be careful with light and heat. ...
Keep your jewelry away from chemicals. ...
Give treated gems special care. ...
Use Ultrasonic Cleaners With Caution. ...
The safest cleaning methods are also the easiest. ...
Safely store your jewelry.
How to clean jewelry?
Salt, Baking Soda & Dish Detergent
Line a bowl with aluminum foil and top with salt, baking soda, and dish detergent.
Add hot water and drop in your jewelry, letting it sit for 10 minutes.
Gently scrub with an old toothbrush.
Rinse and pat dry with paper towel.
How to Prevent Jewelry from Tarnishing?
Coating all of your brass jewelry with a little lacquer after you polish it will protect it from becoming tarnished. This protects the items at least until it wears off.
It can keep your things shinier longer in between polishes. All metals can oxidize even from simple air exposure
What is the difference between fashion jewelry and costume jewelry?
While costume jewelry is more about complimenting the outfit, fashion jewelry aims for making a bold statement.
Fine jewelry sometimes uses metals like real gold or silver, and imitation jewelry may use metals that are plated with gold.