Blog Archive
June 2018

Estate Blog

Estate Jewelry

History, Rarity, and Craftsmanship in Every Piece


Estate jewelry is not only beautiful, but it magically transports us to a different time and place.  There’s something so romantic about wearing a piece of jewelry that carries years of history and a unique story. With their old-world craftsmanship and hand-forged metal work, vintage pieces definitely stand out among today’s mass-produced jewelry. Typically cut by hand with their own dust, antique diamonds give a warm, romantic glow. Hand-cut stones are often sought after for their diffused light reflecting properties and unique facet patterns.

Vintage jewelry falls into several eras with distinct styles emerging in each...

June Birthstone: Pearl


The Queen of Gems

Known as the Queen of Gems, pearls have adorned royalty since the 5th century BC when Romans and Egyptians prized them as symbols of riches and power.  From Cleopatra to Jackie Kennedy and Princess Diana, pearls have been a staple in the royal wardrobe for centuries.  It’s no surprise that these luminous beauties are a constant on today’s Red Carpet, and the go-to gem for stars like Kiera Knightly, Hillary Swank, Angelina Jolie, and Emma Watson...

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