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…

Selling Jewelry from an Ex-Boyfriend or Ex-Girlfriend

Selling Jewelry from an Ex-Boyfriend or Ex-Girlfriend

It’s Too Nice To Throw Away, But You Don’t Want It   When a relationship ends, you’re left picking up many pieces, both figuratively and literally. You can sometimes feel lost, and when it’s time to go through all of your things, it feels like you fall further down the rabbit hole. This is how…

How to Clean Antique Jewelry

How to Clean Antique Jewelry

Your antique jewelry is only as valuable as you want it to be, meaning your level of care determines its resale value and worth. If any of your pieces are sentimental, then they are priceless and irreplaceable, so caring for them is even more crucial.   To preserve the beauty of antique diamond jewelry, follow…

Information on How to Find and Collect Antique or Estate Jewelry

It all starts with an heirloom   When a little girl gets a unique piece of jewelry from an elder family member like an aunt or a grandmother, the sentiment stays with her forever. This is why you find many women almost addicted to finding rare, beautiful estate jewelry.   As we grow, we obtain…

Is “The Great Gatsby” Responsible for Twenties Styles and Vintage Jewelry Trending?

Is “The Great Gatsby” Responsible for Twenties Styles and Vintage Jewelry Trending?

    The twenties were a time for change, rebellion, music, movies, and of course, the fall from financial stability to financial ruin for some. Though past, it’s safe to say that “The Roaring Twenties” are an unforgettable time period, and subsequently, they always make their way back into the mainstream, somehow.     In…