Estate Jewelry

JEWELRY WITH A HISTORY  Estate, vintage and antique jewelry are mystical in a sense. The joy they give lies in their beauty and history. If they could talk, just think of the stories they could tell you about style, romance and time-honored values.   Each piece...

5 Tips When Buying your Wedding Bands

  Tip #1 Always wear your engagement ring when selecting your wedding band so that you know how the rings fit together, and how they touch each other to ensure that your wedding band and engagement ring fit properly. Tip #2  Keep your lifestyle or job in mind. There...

Tips When Resetting Your Diamond

Resetting your Diamond Have you been gifted a piece of jewelry that’s just not your style? Do you own a family heirloom (grandma’s old engagement ring) that’s a little too vintage for your liking? Or maybe simply resetting your diamond will give it a little more...

Popular Trends in Engagement Rings

What’s New and Different in Engagement Rings? Did you know: that the Egyptians were the first to signify a romantic relationship by wrapping a piece of metal wire around the third finger of the woman’s left hand? In the 1600’s, people exchanged posie rings — silver or...

What You Need to Know About Appraisals

What you need to know about appraisals What is the difference between a gemologist and certified insurance appraiser?   Gemologist A gemologist is responsible for analyzing, and describing the characteristics and qualities of gemstones. Diamonds, sapphires, and...

Lasting Impressions Instructional Video

Learn How to Make a Fingerprint Impression How to Make a Fingerprint Impression: Place the white bead in a bowl of water and microwave for 2-3 minutes (or longer until the bead becomes clear. With a slotted spoon, carefully remove the bead from the bowl. Do not...