Pamela Wiggins

Pamela Y. Wiggins is an antique expert and the author of three books and numerous articles on antique collecting. 

Highlights

  • Wrote 400+ articles for The Spruce Crafts on antique collecting
  • Contributor to national antique-related periodicals including Antique Trader, Heritage Magazine, Treasures, and Numismatist
  • Co-founder of Costume Jewelry Collectors International, an educational website

Experience

Pamela Y. Wiggins is a former writer for The Spruce Crafts who contributed 438 articles on antique collecting. Pamela has written several books and her articles on varied antiques and collectibles topics have also appeared in a number of national periodicals including Antique Trader, Treasures, and Numismatist, along with many regional publications like Where GuestBook New York.

She is the co-founder of Costume Jewelry Collectors Int’l (CJCI), an organization providing online educational resources for collectible costume jewelry enthusiasts. Pamela has been called upon as an expert consultant on the business of buying and selling antiques and has been interviewed as an antique expert on numerous television and radio programs.

Education

Pamela completed the International Society of Appraisers core courses in appraisal studies. She earned her bachelor's degree in journalism with magazine concentration from the University of Texas at Austin.

Publications

Expertise: Antique collecting
Education: University of Texas at Austin
Location: Round Rock, TX

About The Spruce Crafts

The Spruce Crafts, a Dotdash brand, is a DIY craft and hobby site covering helpful tips and step-by-step tutorials from passionate makers. The Spruce Crafts reaches 6 million people each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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