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Celebrity Engagement Rings November 21, 2016 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Do you want celebrity inspiration when searching for your engagement ring? Browse through our list of the celebrity engagement rings of the famous and powerful. Keep revisiting this list. We are updating it constantly. In addition to showing each Celebrity Engagement Ring, we also try our best to describe the ring. Meghan Markle’s Engagement Ring Mariah Carey’s Engagement Ring Meghan Markle’s Engagement Ring Prince Harry proposed to Meghan Markle with this diamond ring in 2017.…

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Top 10 Vintage Style Earrings November 20, 2016 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

When we talk about vintage jewelry, it’s easy to get caught up in a world of spectacular rings or necklaces. It’s too easy to forget that earrings can be some of the most eye-catching pieces of jewelry around. We have some amazing vintage examples for you in our top 10 list. Keep reading.

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Low Profile Engagement Rings November 16, 2016 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Manufacturing methods have advanced with the advent of technology and so has the range of design. Jewelry is no exception. Even engagement rings have several sub-genres of designs and manufacture. One such design is the low-profile engagement ring. Keep reading to learn more about this type of ring.

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Top 10 Engagement Ring Shoulders September 26, 2016 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

With any engagement ring, the setting of the center stone is clearly the star attraction, but it doesn’t have to stop there. The engagement ring diamond shoulders are also often used to set more, smaller stones, which allows the eye to be drawn both ways and which adds considerable interest to the overall effect.

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The Beauty of Elongated Antique Rings September 22, 2016 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

When we see a ring that’s elongated, it’s easy to assume that it’s a cocktail ring or modern fashion jewelry. This isn’t always the case. Some of the most important diamond engagement rings are elongated. Elongated diamond rings have been around for as long as craftsmen have been working precious stones into wearable art. They started to come to prominence in the mid 19th Century, but really flourishing later on. It was during the Nouveau…

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The Most Creative and Unique Ring Boxes September 20, 2016 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

When a ring is bought, it usually comes with a fairly standard presentation box covered with satin, velvet or a similar plain material. Functional, certainly but inspiring? Well, not so much. But did you know that you can up the ante somewhat with a custom – often handmade –  ring box on almost any style or subject, and for a price that will probably surprise you?

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Famous Jewelers of the 1920s September 15, 2016 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

The 1920s is considered one of the most important periods in ring design for a number of reasons. The surge in the standard of design and craftsmanship was enormous and coincided spectacularly with the emerging Art Deco period that has remained incredibly popular right up to the present day.

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Our Top 10 Rings that Include Sapphires September 12, 2016 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Sapphires have been revered for millennia, so it’s no surprise that they are one of the most popular colored gemstones for use in jewelry and decorative items. Of course, their use in vintage sapphire diamond engagement rings is one of the best ways to show them off to the maximum effect, and here we take a look at the Top 10 Sapphire Rings in our collection at EDJ. 1.66ct Floral Estate Diamond Engagement Ring This…

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The Guide for Vintage Halo Engagement Rings August 1, 2016 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

In age terms, the halo ring is a relatively modern creation. Emerging during the Art Deco period in the 1920s, designers looked for ways to add depth and decoration to what had been fairly simple examples up to that point. By adding a ring of other diamonds around the center stone, they were able not just to add extra detail and interest for the viewer, but it had the happy coincidence of making the center…

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How are One-of-a-Kind Engagement Rings Designed? July 29, 2016 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

In order to discover a truly singular piece of craftsmanship, one must be willing to explore the original creations of designers and jewelry houses whose work is renowned for excellence. One-of-a-kind engagement rings which captivate the heart and arrest the eye are labors of love, which begin with a vision and end in a piece of unique splendor. A brilliant piece of jewelry’s unparalleled quality often appears seamless, as great design draws the attention to…

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Definitive Guide to Emeralds July 25, 2016 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Emerald Basics The name itself has undergone many variations over the centuries, but originally is derived from the Greek smargados meaning “green gem”. The mineral from which the emerald is derived is beryl, and gets it’s unique green color from the presence of chromium. One of the rarest of green gemstones – and certainly the most famous – the emerald is one of the “precious four”, together with the diamond, ruby and sapphire. Emeralds are…

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