From the purity stamp to the maker’s mark, we explain the purpose of specific markings placed on jewelry.
Have you ever wondered what the different parts of your ring were called? A well-crafted ring is comprised of several different parts that each serve
Russian and Japanese influences shaped the thin, delicate jewelry of the Art Nouveau period. Glass and metals were used in pendants, and their shape often
Some would argue that Estate, Vintage and Antique and Period jewelry are interchangeable terms; however, these people haven’t done their homework. Antique refers to pieces
Jewelry has transformed throughout the ages following changes in fashion, material, and reigning royalty. Each time period has specific characteristics, notable innovations, and a unique
This week we received an excellent question on Facebook from Rhonda who wanted to know if the gems in her earrings, ring, and bracelet need