'Miller's Costume Jewelry - How to Compare & Value' is organized chronologically, starting with the Victorian era. It includes the Arts & Crafts Movement, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and the 1960s Space Age and continues right through to the 1980s. The factors involved may be age, rarity, intricacy of design, maker, marks, provenance etc, and the author hones in on salient value features. Additional text on history, material, and manufacturers is also included. Also covered are topics such as Understanding the Market and Care and Repair.