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Jewelry Glossary with Photos: V

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VASELINE GLASS: A yellow-green glass that is made by adding a small amount of Uranium Dioxide to the glass; it is verifiable by testing with a UV (ultraviolet) light


VERMEIL:  Gold wash over metal to give the appearance of gold


VICTORIAN:  1837-1901; a period of jewelry making with many styles and themes


VINAIGRETTE:  Decorative pendant, charm, or bauble with pierced openings; it often contains a small piece of cotton or cloth soaked with fragrance


VINTAGE:  Definition varies but usually defined as between 20 and 100 years old


VULCANITE:  Hard, black, vulcanized rubber substance

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