The History of Art Deco Jewelry

By Emily on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 in history, Informational. No Comments

One of the most popular vintage jewelry styles offers detail and sophistication like no other. You’ll notice the geometric shapes, maximum use of space, white metal, and filigree work whenever you look at one of these stunning jewelry pieces. Originating in the 1920s, Art Deco jewelry has been around for nearly a century, and with such… Read More


The Horror Stories of 4 Cursed Gems

By Emily on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 in gemstones, history, Holiday. No Comments

With Halloween less than a week away, we thought we would dedicate this week’s blog to a few notorious gemstones known for being in the center of some unfortunate incidents. Here are just a few of their mysterious stories. The Black Diamond of Orlov is a 67.50 carat cushion cut diamond known for its association with… Read More


Where Does Gold Come From?

By Emily on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 in history, Informational, precious metals, Uncategorized. No Comments

Its luster and rarity are what attract so many people to this valuable fine metal, but where exactly does gold come from? Well, believe it or not gold has an extraterrestrial origin. The precious metal commonly used in fine jewelry is formed by cataclysmic stellar explosions called supernovae. A supernova occurs at the end of… Read More


The History behind Ring Engravings

By Emily on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 in Fashion Trends, history, Informational. No Comments

Today, many people choose to engrave their ring so that they can present a more meaningful, personalized symbol of their love. Declarations of love, important dates, and initials are all popular engravings that many people choose to use. But by no means is ring engraving just a modern occurrence. In fact the practice of ring engraving… Read More