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Unearth Hidden Gems in Your Jewelry Collection

Published on Nov 5, 2023

Shine a spotlight on your jewelry collection and discover hidden treasures at the upcoming online lecture, “Discover Hidden Treasures In Your Jewelry Box,” presented by the Pasadena Senior Center (PSC) and organized by the Foundation for Senior Services. This insightful event is scheduled to take place on Thursday, November 9, at 10:00 a.m. and is open to all, not just residents of Pasadena.

Have you ever wondered if the jewelry pieces in your collection are hidden gems or simply costume jewelry? This free online lecture aims to answer that question and more. Explore the fascinating world of fine jewelry, including antiques, as you gain the knowledge to distinguish between valuable pieces and everyday accessories. Additionally, the lecture will provide valuable insights on what to do with jewelry items that have fallen out of favor, helping you discover how to turn those unwanted items into cash.

The Foundation for Senior Services, the organization behind this enlightening lecture, is a non-centralized senior service organization committed to providing education, services, resources, and support to help seniors live longer, healthier lives. Their mission extends beyond this event, encompassing a range of programs and initiatives tailored to enrich the lives of seniors.

During the lecture, attendees will delve into the intricacies of jewelry assessment, including identifying markings that indicate the purity or precious metal content. Armed with this knowledge, you’ll be better equipped to distinguish between genuine pieces and costume jewelry. The event will also shed light on the thriving secondary market for jewelry, offering guidance on how to transform those neglected trinkets into valuable assets.

To register for this event or to acquire further information, simply visit the Pasadena Senior Center’s website at  and navigate to “Lectures & Classes,” then “Informational Lectures.” If you prefer personal assistance, you can call 626-795-4331. The event is open to everyone, with a particular focus on seniors looking to expand their jewelry knowledge.

The Pasadena Senior Center is located at 85 E. Holly Street, Pasadena.

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