1990 – GUILTY to sex abuse of eight boys and girls in Baker Lake, NWT.
1995 – charges from Igloolik laid – Dejaeger flees the country for his native Belgium.
If jewelry has hallmarks and they appear authentic, identifying its value is a whole lot easier. How does a budding collector begin to unravel this puzzle?
A trusted dealer can help but if you want to learn to identify jewelry on your own, you’ll need a good guide. On our website people can send in questions about hallmarks and many times we receive maker’s marks instead of hallmarks.
There are a few books on the market, but if you want the ultimate, illustrated reference book, be prepared to shell out a couple hundred bucks for World Hallmarks, Volume I: Europe, 19th to 21st Centuries, due out in its second printing this month. People think any maker’s mark is a hallmark and that becomes a problem.
As co-author Danusia Niklewicz puts it, “This book will pay for itself with one correctly identified piece.” I recently spoke to Niklewicz and William Whetstone, who compiled this tome with fellow appraiser Lindy Matula, about the basics of hallmark identification. Maker’s marks aren’t nearly as well documented as hallmarks. and Canada, there is no requirement to register one’s mark.
And best of all for the traveler, it’s a comparatively easy place to get around and English is widely spoken.These charges stem from his time in Igloolik, Nunavut (formerly North West Territories) Both Baker Lake and Igloolik are part of the Diocese of Churchill-Hudson Bay.) 2001: 2001 an Intrepol warrant (Red Notice) was issued.19 January 2011 – Dejeager deported and returned to Canada in custody to face trial.Buying antique or vintage jewelry means first figuring out what it is, where and when it was made, and by whom.That’s why the first thing an experienced buyer will do is hold a piece up to a loupe and examine it for hallmarks. – do not have an official hallmarking system and the hallmarks of one country can vary dramatically from another.