Monthly Archives: September 2018

BIRTHSTONE GEM OF THE MONTH

The birthstone for each month is a matter of contention. Not everyone agrees with each other when it comes to which birthstone represents which month. We have followed the most traditional opinions. In the situation where there are a few … Continue reading

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GUIDE TO MARQUISE DIAMONDS

Despite its relative lack of use compared to more popular modern cuts, the marquise has been around a long time. Unusually, though, for diamond cut types, it isn’t named for any actual corresponding shape. Back in the 18th century, King Louis XV … Continue reading

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NEOCLASSICAL JEWELRY

The name neo-classical describes anything inspired the art of Greece and Rome in ancient times. With the English trend towards lighter, more sophisticated jewelry, neo-classical soon overwhelmed Rococo. Within the broader neoclassical period, two separate sub-styles emerged. The first was … Continue reading

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DESIGN TIFFANY BRACELET

In 1837, Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young went into business, opening a “fancy goods” store in New York City. Known as “Tiffany, Young, and Ellis,” this little company soon became one of the world’s most distinguished retailers, and its popularity … Continue reading

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