World’s Second-Largest Diamond Discovered

World’s Second-Largest Diamond Discovered

Lucara Diamond Corp. has recently unearthed the second-largest diamond ever discovered in its Karowe mine in Botswana, but that doesn’t mean it will fetch a record-breaking price. The Diamond At 1,758 carats, the diamond found in the Karowe mine is the second-largest ever discovered. It’s about the size of a tennis ball, and it weighs…

How to Care for Your Antique Jewelry

How to Care for Your Antique Jewelry

Your antique or vintage jewelry are among your most prized possession. While you want to be able to wear them, you also want to make sure they stay as beautiful and brilliant as they did the day you bought it. To make sure of this, follow these steps to properly care for and preserve your…

The History Behind Art Nouveau Jewelry

The History Behind Art Nouveau Jewelry

We’ve discussed the story behind art deco jewelry, but before art deco came along, art nouveau was the trending style of the day. A short-lived design that was worn only by select members of society, art nouveau was nevertheless a fascinating and brilliant period of jewelry design. The Beginning of Art Nouveau Art Nouveau (“new…

The Best Mother’s Day Jewelry

The Best Mother’s Day Jewelry

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to show your mom your love than a nice piece of jewelry? Here are our suggestions for choosing the perfect jewelry for this Mother’s Day. Nature-themed jewelry Whether it’s a nice pair of flower earrings or an exquisite butterfly brooch, a nature-themed piece of…

The Ultimate Guide to Pearls

The Ultimate Guide to Pearls

A pair of pearls can class up any look, but there’s an art to it. These days there’s a tremendous variety of pearls, and certain kinds are best for certain people. Luckily, we’ve assembled a simple guide to help you select the right pearls for you or your special someone. Akoya Pearls These are the…

Why Many Women are Buying their Own Jewelry

Why Many Women are Buying their Own Jewelry

Times, they are a changing. Gone are the days where women wait for their partners to gift them with diamonds and jewelry, instead, they are buying their own. A shift in the jewelry industry shows many women prefer to select and buy their own pieces for many different reasons. The jewelry business began as a…

What You Should Know Before Selling Your Estate Jewelry

What You Should Know Before Selling Your Estate Jewelry

Are you sitting on a pile of estate jewelry that you would like to sell at some point in the near future? Depending on what you have, it could potentially be worth a lot of money. There are several steps you can take to get the biggest return possible when you sell your NYC vintage…

Letting Go of your Vintage or Modern Jewelry

Letting Go of your Vintage or Modern Jewelry

Are you having trouble letting go of a bracelet that was given to you by your ex-girlfriend or an engagement ring that was given to you by your ex-husband? It’s completely understandable. In the aftermath of a romantic split, a divorce, or a breakup, it’s natural for people to want to hold on to a…

Giving the Gift of Sentiment with Vintage and Modern Jewelry

Giving the Gift of Sentiment with Vintage and Modern Jewelry

Jewelry is considered a luxury for most people, and so many consider it a rare but thoughtful purchase. This makes the gifting of jewelry a truly generous and sentimental act. Frank Pollak & Sons knows the value in gifting a unique piece of vintage or modern jewelry, and we want to encourage you to find…

The Permanent Influence of Retro Jewelry

The Permanent Influence of Retro Jewelry

The influence of retro style on modern jewelry and fashion is unfading in today’s fast-trending world. The retro period married optimistic visions of the future with nostalgia from the past, creating a wide palette of inspiration for women to pick and choose from. Here, Frank Pollak & Sons unearths the origins behind this retro jewelry…

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