Unique Uses for Broken Vintage Jewelry

Unique Uses for Broken Vintage Jewelry

When it comes to your vintage jewelry, it can be sentimental for many reasons. Maybe it was a family heirloom, maybe you got it as a gift from someone who has now passed away, or maybe its because its your go-to piece of jewelry, because it seems to go with just about everything. No matter…

Getting Divorced? What To Do With Your Jewelry

Getting Divorced? What To Do With Your Jewelry

  Unfortunately, in the United States, the divorce rate is rather high. Of almost 2.5 million marriages each year, almost half of them will end in divorce. That is quite a statistic. Dividing possessions, making decisions about the children if there are any, all this is stressful and emotional. So what happens to jewelry accumulated…

What To Do With The Ring, When There Is No “Happily Ever After”

What To Do With The Ring, When There Is No “Happily Ever After”

  Unfortunately, sometimes our romance stories don’t always have happy endings; or at least they don’t all end the way we thought they would. Promise rings, engagement rings, and wedding bands, are symbols of the love we confess for one another; but as many a philosopher has stated, sometimes “love” just isn’t enough.   When…

Important Tips on Selling Inherited Jewelry and Gold

Important Tips on Selling Inherited Jewelry and Gold

  Parting with precious gold jewelry and heirlooms is not a decision to be taken lightly, and neither is how or to whom you sell them. Though there is no shortage of cautionary tales in which those selling cherished items end up scammed, it’s actually easy to avoid selling your gold for less than it’s…

More Estate Jewelry Shopping Tips

Tips For Shopping For Estate Jewelry   Vintage, rare, and estate jewelry are unusual finds; perfect for the collector, antique lover, or as that most special gift for that extraordinary person in your life. Buying jewelry, in general, requires some thought and careful attention to detail, but estate jewelry shopping also requires a bit of…

Estate Jewelry: Something Unique for That Singular Someone

Giving the gift of jewelry is something extremely personal and very special. When you give jewelry, it is usually to someone you care for very much and you want to pick just the right piece to commemorate her, to celebrate him, for a special occasion, or simply to begin a collection. The gift of jewelry…

The Engagement Ring Etiquette

The Engagement Ring Etiquette

When one party breaks off a marriage, it’s devastating for the other. Many people have questions about the proper wedding ring etiquette in these cases. Do you return the ring to the person who bought it, or do you sell it out of pain and anger? Here’s the polite (and legal) way to go about…

Four Unique Costume Ideas You Can Make with Vintage Jewelry

Four Unique Costume Ideas You Can Make with Vintage Jewelry

  Halloween is a favorite for many. An event has to be special to beat out another celebration where you receive a bunch of gifts. People love the opportunity to dress up for a night, and that’s the allure of this special day. Halloween costumes are more than an icebreaker; they’re an escape. They transpose…

How to Handle Selling Jewelry After A Divorce

Giving jewelry has long been a treasured way to display love and affection in relationships. Unfortunately, those relationships don’t always end the way we had planned. When things go sour and we decide to split, it can be difficult to decide what to do with jewelry accumulated throughout the romance. Here are a few things…

What to do with Inherited Jewelry & Trinkets

When a loved one has passed away, you collect the important and sentimental items you want and need, but what happens when you end up with a slew of unimportant tangibles and items that you’ve never seen before? And what happens when you get 2500 things you can’t or won’t use?   Any piece of…