What is a Rose Cut Diamond?

rose cut diamond rings

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 the 16th century when jewelers, limited in tools and techniques, worked to bring out the natural beauty of the diamond. The stone is flat on the bottom … Read more

Differences in Vintage, Antique, and Estate Jewelry

what is antique 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 and Antique JewelryYou may find, as you learn about vintage and antique jewelry, that it is a much more fascinating study than you ever imagined. To discover … Read more

Understanding Art Nouveau Jewelry

By René lalique, 1899 or 1900. Gold, plique-à-jour enamel

Want to learn more about Art Nouveau jewelry? Learn about the history, how to identify, materials used, popular designers, and where to buy. table of contents What is the Art Nouveau Period?What is Art Nouveau Jewelry?The History of Art NouveauTechniques UsedEnamelingFamous Art Nouveau Jewelry DesignersCollecting How to IdentifyArt Nouveau vs. Art Deco Jewelry Art Nouveau vs. Edwardian … Read more

A Complete Guide to Cocktail Rings

what is a cocktail ring

Want to learn more about cocktail rings? Learn about the history, origins, styles, designs, and more in this guide. table of contents What is a Cocktail Ring?The History of Cocktail RingsHow to Wear a Cocktail RingStones Used in Cocktail RingsMetals Used in Cocktail RingsCocktail Ring SettingsVintage Cocktail RingsCostume Jewelry Cocktail RingsNotable Cocktail Ring DesignersHow to … Read more