One of the nation's biggest suppliers of costume jewelry since the 1970s, Avon's vast body of work is omnipresent in the antiques and collectibles market. Authors Monica Lynn Clements and Patricia Rosser Clements have compiled a complete tour of the subject for new and old collectors alike. Avon Collectible Fashion Jewelry and Awards is an indispensable guide to the full range of Avon costume jewelry, with approximately 450 detailed color photos and current market values for more than a thousand pieces. This volume encompasses the broad range of Avon's jewelry products, from their popular holiday creations to replicas of historic masterpieces, from men's watches to children's charms, and from novelty wear to perfumed pins.
Monica Lynn Clements is a teacher, a writer, and an antiques dealer specializing in rare books. Her mother and co-author, Patricia Rosser Clements, is a longtime collector of antiques and an antiques dealer herself. Her other interests include art and design as well as photography.