CARTIER Double "C" 56.20 ct Diamond Gold Choker Necklace
April 21, 2021

What Type of Jewelry Is the Best Asset?

If you are interested in buying and collecting vintage or antique jewelry, you can make it a potentially valuable part of your asset portfolio. Global appeal and portability–Some investors and estate jewelry collectors are looking for creative alternatives where they can diversify their assets. Men, as well as women, are increasingly directing their investing efforts […]

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Estate Rose Cut Diamond 18K Gold Edwardian Style Link Necklace
April 15, 2021

Engagement Rings – How to Tell Real Diamonds from Fake Ones

How to tell if a diamond is real or not When you purchase a diamond, you want to make sure you are getting what you’ve paid for – especially if it is part of an engagement ring. Starting out your married life together with a ring you later discover is a fake is devastating. There […]

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Italian Rose Cut Diamond 18K Gold Dangle Flower Pendant Necklace
April 10, 2021

Diamonds – An (April) Girl’s Best Friend

The King of All Birthstones April’s birthstone is the diamond – the most prized gemstone of them all. If you, or someone you love celebrates a birthday in April, there is no better gift than a diamond. The diamond had long been the precious gemstone assigned to April, but in 1912 the list of monthly […]

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March 14, 2021

Wedding Bands — A Primer

What Are Your Choices? Should They Match? The wedding season is underway.  The engagement ring might be the center of your attention right now, but first and second time-around couples also need also to decide the style and precious metal for their wedding bands.  Should the bride’s wedding band match her engagement ring? Should both […]

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watch
March 9, 2021

Collecting Women’s Vintage or Estate Watches

Timepieces through the Centuries  Unless you are a connoisseur of watch history, you may not have been aware that it was women who first started wearing wristwatches. Back in the 16th century, watches worn on the wrist were considered only for women and were predominantly worn as items of jewelry, admired more for their beauty […]

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red diamond ring
March 5, 2021

The Rarest of all Diamonds: Everything About Red Diamonds

How about a Red Diamond? Red diamonds are among the rarest, most captivating and prized fancy colored gemstones of all. Their glorious color is associated with love, passion and the heart. A red diamond is possibly the best gift you can give your significant other. It says she is rare – and you value her […]

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