Learn the Differences Between Vintage and Antique!

CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – One of the hottest trends in antiques right now is vintage jewelry and industrial antiques. Christian Lund, Owner of Fancy That Antiques in Wilbraham, shared more about the differences between vintage and antique and what their values are.

How to Tell the Difference Between Vintage and Antique:
30-60 Years Old = Vintage
60 – 100 Years Old = Semi-Antique
100+ Years Old = Antique

If there’s no year marked on the jewelry go by what was hot during the 50’s – 80’s:
Rhinestone Jewelry
Gold tone Jewelry – Necklaces, rings, earrings
Sequence Jewelry/Clothing
Chunky Necklaces – Big beads
Chunky Bangle Bracelets

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