Platinum vs. White Gold in Vintage Jewelry

​Wondering what is better? We cover everything you need to know about the differences and similarities of platinum vs. white gold in vintage jewelry.OriginsPlatinum and white gold had

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What is Milgrain? A Milgrain Buying Guide

What is milgrain? Learn the history of milgrain and how this embellishment can add decadence to your ring, as well as pros and cons.​What is Milgrain? (Also Spelled

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What Is Filigree Jewelry? A Buying Guide

What Is Filigree? “Filigree” is from the Latin “filum” (thread) and “granum” (grain) for the metal threads and beads that embellish the exquisite handcrafted jewelry. Fine threads of

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What is an Old Mine Cut Diamond?

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

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Art Nouveau vs. Art Deco Jewelry

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

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What is a Rose Cut Diamond?

Rose-cut diamonds are known for their charm and personality. They have a soft, subtle look with a diffused light glow that is alluring and feminine.The cut originated in

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Differences in Vintage, Antique, and Estate Jewelry

​Want to learn the differences between vintage, antique, and estate jewelry? Learn how they are different and where to find them online. Understanding the Difference Between Estate, Vintage

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Understanding Art Nouveau Jewelry

​Want to learn more about Art Nouveau jewelry? Learn about the history, how to identify, materials used, popular designers, and where to buy. What is the Art Nouveau

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Types of Vintage And Antique Ring Settings

When shopping for a vintage or antique ring, it is good to be knowledgeable about different types of ring settings. In this article, we will talk about various types

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A Complete Guide to Cocktail Rings

Want to learn more about cocktail rings? Learn about the history, origins, styles, designs, and more in this guide. What is a Cocktail R​ing?A cocktail ring was the original

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