Platinum vs. White Gold in Vintage Jewelry

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Wondering what is better? We cover everything you need to know about the differences and similarities of platinum vs. white gold in vintage jewelry. table of contents OriginsHistory of Platinum and White Gold in JewelryWhite Gold Enters the ScenePlatinum Pros and ConsWhite Gold Pros and ConsInvestment Value of Platinum and White GoldConclusion OriginsPlatinum and white … Read more

What is Milgrain? A Milgrain Buying Guide

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What is milgrain? Learn the history of milgrain and how this embellishment can add decadence to your ring, as well as pros and cons. table of contents What is Milgrain? (Also Spelled Millgrain)History of Milgrain JewelryHow Milgrain is MadePopular for Engagement Rings and Wedding BandsBenefits of Milgrain EmbellishmentsThings to Know Before BuyingWhere to BuyConclusion What … Read more

What Is Filigree Jewelry? A Buying Guide

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What is filigree jewelry? Should you buy a filigree engagement ring? What is the best metal choice for filigree? Learn this and more in our guide today! table of contents What Is Filigree?History of Filigree JewelryHow Filigree Jewelry is MadeFiligree Engagement RingsBenefits of a Filigree SettingThings to Know About Buying a Filigree Engagement RingChoosing a … Read more

What is an Old Mine Cut Diamond?

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The beauty of an old mine cut diamond lies in its imperfections. Handcrafted by a diamond cutter following the raw crystal’s natural octahedral shape (picture two pyramids back to back) and bringing out the particular architectural artistry that lies within each diamond. It was all about aesthetics and the cool incandescence that glowed from within. … Read more

Art Nouveau vs. Art Deco Jewelry

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The Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements both were outgrowths of significant world events: the Industrial Revolution and the aftermath of World War I respectively. Both were influenced by ancient, newly discovered art forms. Japanese art, sequestered within its own borders for more than 200 years, was an inspiration to the Art Nouveau jeweler-artists with … Read more