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The Ancient Jewelry Market Has A Counterfeit Problem

Aug 30, 2021

When people think of counterfeit jewelry, they usually picture fake watches or knockoffs, like the haul recently seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents in Louisville, KY. 

But Ogden, the founder and current president of the Society of Jewellery Historians, estimates that about half the “antique” gold jewelry on the market is actually fake. 

Rob Bate’s article on JCK Online shares his experience. 

Disclaimer: The views, opinions or examples included in linked article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect an official policy or position of ASA or its members.