Estate Diamond Jewelry Blog

Dive into the world of antique jewelry with our educational blog. Learn the history, value, and beauty of vintage jewelry, antique rings, and wedding proposal advice in our expert guides. Written by renowned authors Afshin Shaddaie and Benjamin Khordipour.

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How to Clean Gold Jewelry

February 22, 2024 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

If you wear gold jewelry, you will notice that over time it starts to lose its shine. The good news is that you don’t need to bring your gold pieces to a jeweler with special jewelry-cleaning equipment to clean gold jewelry. You can clean gold jewelry at home. In this article, we’ll give you all the tips on how to clean gold jewelry properly without damaging it. How to Clean Gold Jewelry at Home Here’s…

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37 Best Places to Propose in New York

February 21, 2024 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

So you live in town or you are visiting New York? And you want to propose in New York? We’re locals and we know this city well! Here are the top 37 locations to go to if you want to make a memorable proposal in NYC. 1. Empire State Building Entry Price: Start at $44ppSetting: Indoor/OutdoorSeason: All YearVibe: Iconic NYC AttractionCrowdedness Level: High Of all the buildings in New York that are globally familiar, none…

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How To Use A Ring Sizer Belt

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Ring sizer belts are an awesome way to check your size from home without traveling to a jeweler. This article will explain how to use the ring sizer properly to ensure you get the correct size. Buy Now: Plastic ring sizer belt or metal ring sizing gauge. The Guide to Using Ring Sizer Belt Using the ring sizer belt is straightforward, but make sure that after you read the instructions, you also carefully read the…

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Top 30 Engagement Rings for $100000

February 20, 2024 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

If you have a $100000 budget for purchasing the perfect engagement ring, then you can select high-quality, luxurious, rare diamonds and gemstones that will leave your bride speechless. When spending that amount of money, you certainly want to ensure you’re buying a ring that’s worth it. That’s why we’ve compiled the top 30 engagement rings for a $100000 budget. 1. Wicklow Ring Price: $96,000. Learn more about the Wicklow Ring.  A stunning combination of diamonds and 18k white gold comprise the…

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Complete Guide on How to Authenticate Antique Jewelry

February 19, 2024 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Learning how to authenticate antique jewelry is an extremely important skill for those who love vintage and antique jewelry. It is not easy, though. In this article, Afshin Shaddaie will teach you all the basic tips you’ll need to give an “educated guess” when encountering jewelry you’re unsure about. How to Authenticate Antique Rings (and Antique Jewelry) If you’re an antique jewelry enthusiast, you’ll probably come in contact with many antique and vintage rings (and…

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Top 10 Antique Jewelry Blogs

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A picture may be worth a thousand words, but words are often still necessary to educate a reader as to what to look when you’re drawn in by those beautiful jewelry pictures. And when it comes to antique jewelry, dedicated blogs offer a wealth of knowledge and fascinating information. In addition to expanding our own Vintage Jewelry Blog and Vintage Education Page, we at Estate Diamond Jewelry love to peruse other jewelry blogs. Following other knowledgeable…

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Top 30 Diamond Engagement Rings for $70000

February 14, 2024 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Shopping within a range of around $70,000, finding a diamond engagement ring should be easy. But choosing the perfect one is another thing entirely. The engagement ring you pick could affect the course of your relationship. But don’t worry – we are here to help. At Estate Diamond Jewelry, we certainly offer a stunning selection of diamond engagement rings. Enjoy taking a look at our top 30 diamond engagement rings for $70000.  1. Devon Ring Price: $70,000. Learn more about the…

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Complete Guide to the Cluster Ring

February 12, 2024 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

In the world of vintage jewelry, the cluster ring stands out as a testament to timeless elegance and intricate design. Benjamin Khordipour, a renowned authority in this fascinating field, unveils the allure and history behind these exquisite pieces, promising insights that will captivate fans and newcomers alike. What Is A Cluster Ring? A cluster ring is a type of ring that features a central gemstone that is surrounded by a collection of smaller stones, creating…

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The Complete Guide to Elongated Antique Rings

February 8, 2024 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Those who love vintage and antique rings will know that some of the most stunning craftsmanship will be on full display on the elongated antique rings. There is, however, so much to learn about when it comes to elongated rings. In this article, Benjamin Khordipour, will guide you on everything you need to know about this gorgeous jewelry style. What is an Elongated Ring? An elongated ring is a ring with a face that runs…

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Top 30 Engagement Rings for $30000

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Diamond cut, weight, and quality are the biggest factors in an engagement ring’s final cost. With a $30000 budget, you can easily find a ring with an impressive diamond of high color and clarity grades. However, the wide range of options available for this price may be overwhelming. If you’re looking for help finding the best engagement rings for $30k, read on for inspiration.  We’ve gathered the 30 best engagement rings for $30000 in one guide. Here, you will see rings to fit…

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22 Best Places to Propose in Washington, D.C.

February 7, 2024 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Living in Washington D.C. and looking for the perfect place to propose? D.C. is full of unique sites that will make a gorgeous setting for your special moment. Here’s our list of 22 amazing locations to propose in Washington, District of Colombia. 1. Tidal Basin Ambiance: 9/10Entry Price: FreeWhen: Daytime. All year is beautiful, but springtime is the bestSetting: OutdoorsVibe: Romantic First up is the famous Tidal Basin, known for its jaw-dropping views and cherry…

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The Best Engagement Rings for 2024 – 40 Different Styles

February 5, 2024 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Moving to the next stage in a relationship is thrilling, but picking an engagement ring shouldn’t be a burden. Even if you have decided on the stone cut and type of precious metal, the wide variety of options can easily overwhelm you. In this guide, we have narrowed down the selection, presenting you with the 40 best engagement rings for 2024. Classical, trendy, modest, or bold – no matter what your style, read on to find the perfect ring to fall in love…

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The Complete Guide to Buying Kashmir Sapphires

January 31, 2024 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

One of the rarest types of gemstones in the world, Kashmir Sapphires have long been considered the finest and most desirable sapphire. In this article, we will reveal what makes this sapphire so desirable and how to successfully buy your own Kashmir Sapphire. This article was written collaboratively by Michael Khordipour, Afshin Shaddaie, and Benjamin Khordipour. They are among the world’s foremost authorities on Kashmir Sapphires. History of Kashmir Sapphires Kashmir sapphires’ history started in…

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Complete Guide to SI3 Clarity Diamonds

January 29, 2024 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Grading diamonds is objective and subjective, and knowing that will help you greatly when trying to understand SI3 diamonds. The search for flaws and inclusions is the objective part; they’re either present, or they’re not. The subjective part is what grading each inclusion is worth. Skip straight to what SI3 Clarity means. If you want to read why SI3 clarity is a massive scam, click here to skip. Understanding GIA Clarity Grades The Gemological Institute…

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