Pamela Wiggins Siegel

Pamela's Work


Pamela has been serving her customers online since 1995 when she set up her first online shop. Several years later, after graduating from the University of Texas with a journalism degree, she began educating collectors on varied topics writing books, articles, and online content. Learn more about her current and recent work here. 

Chic Antiques by Pamela - The Blog

Announcements about all Pamela's current writing projects and articles posted online - including those for Antique Trader and Intelligent Collector along with other publications - are featured in her blog. She occasionally shares other personal, professional, and jewelry-related news there as well. 

Worthpoint Dictionary

Pamela is working with to develop an online dictionary of resources. Her contributions relate to a number of varied jewelry topics. Visit the Worthpoint Dictionary to learn more. 

Costume Jewelry Collectors Int'l LLC

As the co-founder of Costume Jewelry Collectors Int'l (CJCI), Pamela assists in organizing conventions as well as writing educational articles and editing the organization's website. She has also been working on adding new marks and updating entries on the RCJ Marks Guide now hosted by CJCI.

Collecting with Kids

Based on her long-running Heritage Magazine for the Intelligent Collector column, this is Pamela's latest book for Krause Publications. The book helps adult mentors introduce children to the fun and educational hobby of collecting. Click on the link below to order your copy of Collecting with Kids: How to Inspire, Intrigue and Guide Young Collectors via  

Warman's Costume Jewelry

Pamela's first book for Krause Publications focuses on collectible costume jewelry with photography by her husband Jay B. Siegel. Collaborating on the book fulfilled a long-time goal they have shared as professionals working in complementary fields. Click on the link below to order your copy of Warman's Costume Jewelry via