If Estate Jewellery Sounds Nervous and Appealing, Read This

If you’re considering shopping for antique engagement rings, like the kind you see in television shows like Downton Abbey, then you’re probably familiar with estate sales. These sales can be fun and interesting glimpses into some provocative jewellery, but they can also feel uncomfortable for newbies. Once you get over these myths, say the buyers…

How to Start and Build Your Vintage Jewellery Collection

Collecting vintage jewellery is more than just filling your jewellery box, it’s fun! Depending on what you want your collection to say about you, you can find estate jewellery for less than $100 to the high thousands to make a statement. Here are some tips on building your collection. Identify What Your Collection is Missing…

All about Art Deco Rings

Read below to see how these timeless masterpieces have caught the attention of collectors, enthusiasts, and investors. If you mention the words “art deco” you might commonly refer to the art deco style in architecture. However, when you look at it on a smaller scale with items such as jewellery, the art deco design has…

A Quick Guide to How Appraisals Work

Summary: What exactly is an appraisal? How do they determine the value? Find out below. You’re scavenging around your mother’s creaky attic. You stumble upon an old, worn jewel-encrusted box covered in dust. Its color is slightly worn and there are visible scratches around the surface. You open it and find a row of glistening,…

Antique Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Written by Cynthia Findlay Antiques With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to find the perfect gift for that special woman in your life. Whether she is your mom, wife, or daughter, there’s a big chance she will love jewellery. But instead of buying the typical heart-shaped locket, consider these three antique gift…

Top Jobs in Jewelry Design

Exploring the Career Opportunities in the World of Jewelry Design : Part 1 – The Bench Jeweler Very rarely is someone able to truly make a living on, let alone, build a full fledged career around something they love.  One such field that is gaining massive popularity right now is the Jewelry Design field.  Millions…

Save Money by Buying Cubic Zirconia Engagement Rings

Written by: Fancy That Jewelry Design When you are shopping for your soon-to-be-fiancé, you want to make sure you choose the best ring for her style. Instead of a diamond ring, you can choose one from among the best cubic zirconia engagement rings on the market. Cubic zirconia is the greatest alternative to diamonds, and…