About Estate Diamond Jewelry
Estate Diamond Jewelry is an NYC-based vintage jewelry boutique with one of the world’s most exclusive collections of vintage diamond jewelry.
With over 40 years of experience, Estate Diamond Jewelry has a proven commitment to excellence and exceptional service. As experts in the vintage jewelry industry, we curate the highest quality rare pieces from the Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Retro periods.
- Our Mission
- What Sets Us Apart
- Jewelry Collection
- Our History
- EDJ in the Media
- Our Location
- Estate Diamond Jewelry Team
At Estate Diamond Jewelry, we are dedicated to helping our customers find the perfect engagement ring. We strive to collect rings that will be as unique and as beautiful as our clients who wear them.
Whether you’re looking for an antique cushion-cut diamond or an expertly crafted vintage piece, Estate Diamond Jewelry has the extensive inventory and expertise to make your dream ring a reality.
What Sets Us Apart
As a family business for over four decades, we’ve cultivated our service to offer a uniquely enjoyable shopping experience with the reliability of a company you can trust.
Shop confidently with Estate Diamond Jewelry, knowing that you’re guaranteed to experience the following:
- The largest collection of high-quality vintage engagement rings in the world
- Pressure-free customer service
- A family-run business with 40+ years of experience
- A commitment to only selling ethical jewelry
- Each piece in our collection has been carefully curated to ensure that it is of the highest quality
- GIA-certified gemologists on staff
- Every engagement ring comes with an appraisal
- Competitive prices
Don’t take our word for it. A quick google search will reveal hundreds of positive reviews from customers around the globe. Take a moment to peruse the positive feedback left by scores of happy clients and feel confident knowing that you’re in good hands.
Our Jewelry Collection
The superiority of vintage craftsmanship can be seen in the beauty and elegance of our rare antique rings. Our experienced jewelers and gemologists have a keen eye for unique and breathtaking pieces and select only the finest items for our collections.
With an emphasis on the beauty of the past, we offer exceptional jewelry from bygone eras. Each piece encapsulates the richness and experiences of a time long gone and offers a peek into a world that once was.
Our fine Art Deco jewelry embraces the progressive spirit that led Art Deco to become synonymous with luxury and glamour. Within our selection of Edwardian jewelry can be found some of our most prized pieces, which exemplify the intricacies and breathtaking brilliance that defined the era.
In each of our unique pieces, Estate Diamond Jewelry maintains the highest standards of quality and style.
Browse our exclusive collections by item, era, or gemstone.
Founded in 1980 by Michael Khordipour, Estate Diamond Jewelry started as a one-man operation. In the decades since, Estate Diamond Jewelry has grown to become one of the most trusted names in the vintage jewelry space.
From its humble roots, the business expanded to occupy its present-day showroom on NYC’s iconic 5th Ave. And with the onset of the digital age, came the opportunity to offer customers worldwide the Estate Diamond Jewelry experience at the click of a button. Estate Diamond Jewelry’s commitment to excellence successfully captured the online market, and the brand is now one of the web’s top online sites for vintage jewelry.
With a dedicated team of gemologists and sales representatives and with a reputation for exceptional service, Estate Diamond Jewelry continues to harness its expertise to offer the finest rare vintage pieces and precious stones.
Estate Diamond Jewelry in the Media
As one of the web’s top authorities in vintage jewelry, our exclusive collection has garnered mentions in Time Magazine, Vogue Paris, Refinery29, Gem Gossip, and Buzzfeed. We’ve also been mentioned in Southern Weddings Magazine, Who What Wear, Huffington Post, Ruffled Blog, Junebug Weddings, Yahoo Finance, etc.
We appreciate the opportunity to bring our passion for vintage jewelry to a wider audience.
Discover Your Perfect Piece
As many of our exquisite pieces are one-of-a-kind, time is of the essence when looking to purchase. If a particular item catches your eye or if you have any questions about our selection, we encourage you to inquire directly.
You can reach us via phone at (212) 265-3868, or via email using this contact form. Our expert jewelers look forward to helping you select the perfect ring. Explore our vintage jewelry blog to discover our perspectives on the fascinating world of antique jewelry.
Estate Diamond Jewelry (also known as EDJ) has earned a reputation for offering only the highest quality in both our selection of jewelry and our customer service department. We proudly hold an accredited A+ rating by the BBB.
Our Showroom Location
The Estate Diamond Jewelry showroom is located on 5th Ave in the heart of New York City’s midtown district.
The EDJ suite overlooks both the Saks Fifth Avenue Flagship Store as well as the Rockefeller Center Rink to the north. The windows that run East to West face towards the Rockefeller Gardens Rooftops, where a famous scene from the Spider-Man Film was shot.
Our showroom is located within the Swiss Building and was built during the Art Deco Era (circa 1931). The building’s original architecture and the lobby’s inner facade have all been meticulously preserved, as is evident in the extraordinary marble paneling. Even the intricate details inside of the elevators are part of the original 1930s design.
The New York Times called the building “An extravaganza in marble modernism.”
Our jewelry showroom is only available for visits by appointment only.
Click here to book your appointment.
Our Showroom is located at:
Estate Diamond Jewelry
608 5th Ave, Suite 503
New York, NY 10020
The Estate Diamond Jewelry Team
Estate Diamond Jewelry has been operating in New York since 1980. Founded by Michael and Afshin in NYC, it has since flourished into a 5th Avenue showroom together with a thriving online presence.
The co-founder of Estate Diamond Jewelry and the owner of M. Khordipour Inc., Michael founded Estate Diamond Jewelry in 1980. Michael started out traveling in his car from customer to customer and slowly grew his dream into the flourishing business that it is today. Known for his keen eye and his superior taste in fine jewelry, Michael has made it his focus to curate one of the top collections of vintage jewelry in the world.
Known for his positive attitude and compelling warmth, Michael is always on the laborious hunt for “the perfect ring.” He is extremely particular and carefully selects each ring that joins the collection. His pride in the trajectory of Estate Diamond Jewelry is one of his most talked-about conversations.
Afshin moved to New York City in his late teens and began his career in the jewelry industry a few years later. He teamed up with Michael Khordipour in the 1980s, and they’ve been working together ever since.
From the very start of his career, Afshin has been passionate about rare antique jewelry. He enjoys close friendships with some of the greatest antique collectors in the world, who frequently turn to him when with their most difficult questions. He has since become one of the foremost antique jewelry experts in the world.
Each month, Afshin and Michael peruse through hundreds of vintage rings. Each item is intensely studied and analyzed as Afshin passionately works to ensure that only the finest pieces make their way into the Estate Diamond Jewelry Collection.
Afshin is constantly traveling to international shows, and private viewing events in the hope of finding new rare vintage rings to offer our customers. When he’s not traveling, he is available for appointments at our New York showroom.
Afshin believes that since the rings in our collection are the best ambassadors of their own worth, there’s never any need to pressure a customer into making a purchase. Client’s who are fortunate to experience Afshin’s customer service note not only his vast expertise but also his remarkable patience and dedication to ensuring his customer’s satisfaction.
Benjamin joined Estate Diamond Jewelry in 2014 with an advanced Gemological degree from the GIA of New York and an advanced degree from Gübelin of Switzerland. He uses his knowledge of diamonds and colored stones and applies it to his passion for vintage and antique jewelry. The balance between the old and the new is something that fascinates him, and he utilizes his skill to design fresh and exciting opportunities for the company.
Like his father, Michael Khordipour, Benjamin is a pleasure to work with and is always ready with a smile. He believes that every customer deserves to make an informed and educated decision when it comes to jewelry. He’ll invest as much time and energy as it takes to ensure his customers are making informed and educated decisions.
As a passionate UMass alumnus, Benjamin usually can’t resist an opportunity to mention his alma mater.
Extremely knowledgeable in technology and social media, Benjamin lends his expertise to help propel Estate Diamond Jewelry into the future.
Shmuel is the CMO at Estate Diamond Jewelry.
Hailing from Sydney, Australia, Shmuel mastered coding and programming at a young age and began exploring art and photoshop. After moving to the United States and he completed advanced courses in Computer Sciences and Digital Marketing in New York. In 2013 Shmuel joined Estate Diamond Jewelry as the Chief Marketing Officer, and he has been busy ever since.
Shmuel created and now manages the Estate Diamond Jewelry website. With a sharp eye on the ever-evolving social trends, Shmuel is focused on directing the social media channels, google optimization, and organizing the marketing operations. When he has a spare moment, you’ll also find him coordinating product photography and artistic photoshoots.
As office manager, Ratana Bifulco keeps the office running smoothly and ensures everyone has what they need. Never one to resist a smile, Ratana guarantees that all the customers are happy with their purchases and sufficiently “cared-for.”
Known for her organizational skills, Ratana ensures that the showroom is in order and that all appointments run on schedule.
Passionate about jewelry, Ratana never tires of carefully exploring each beautiful ring that joins the collection.
Adira is the Social Media Manager of the EDJ team. Originally from Saint Louis, Missouri, Adira moved to NYC for college in 2018 and fell in love with the city. A recent college graduate with a degree in Marketing/Management, she has a passion for all things creative, with an emphasis on social media marketing and photography. She also has a keen interest in the fashion industry, which makes her enthusiastic about her work and the company.
Understanding the importance of sales and customer service, Adira enjoys working with our customers through social media and in-person appointments to help them find their perfect ring. Her positive demeanor and friendly personality help create an upbeat atmosphere in the office.
Gabrielle Iskhakova is the newest member of the EDJ team. She manages Data Entry and Photography for the Estate Diamond Jewelry website.
Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, she appreciates the opportunity to channel her passion for jewelry in the big city. She uses her Industrial Psychology Education towards the success of her marketing and website work.
In her spare time, Gabrielle loves to travel, study the history of jewelry, and spend time with her family.
Mushkie is our Data Entry Director. She was born in Sydney, Australia, and moved to New York in 2018.
Her passion for art and photography is infused into every post that she delivers. She loves vintage jewelry, and like the rest of the Estate Diamond Jewelry Team, she’s a big believer in spreading jewelry education.
Accreditation and Badges
Some of the Estate Diamond Jewelry accreditation and badges. Here’s our LinkedIn Profile.