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Welcome to the Estate Diamond Jewelry Blog, where you will be able to read all about antique engagement rings and vintage engagement rings. We want to hear what you have to say! Join the discussion in the comments section.

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Should the proposal be a surprise? January 7, 2014 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Should the proposal be a surprise? This is one of the common questions asked when guys approach us to buy their engagement ring. The experts at Estate Diamond Jewelry bring the pros and cons of whether the surprise is the best option for you. See below for our list of pros and cons of a surprise proposal. Understanding the Surprise Proposal Pros and Cons of Surprise Proposal Pros of a Surprise Proposal Cons of a…

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What is an Asscher Cut Diamond? December 26, 2013 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Designed and created by Joseph Asscher in 1902, the Asscher cut diamond is often found in vintage jewelry. Vintage Asscher cut engagement rings highlight the beauty and elegance of Art Deco style diamond cuts. The corners of this diamond are cut in a dramatic fashion that lends a distinct look to the stone. Since they have a very appealing and unique sense of style, Asscher cut diamond engagement rings are both rare and appealing to…

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Brilliant Cut Diamonds vs. Old Mine Cut Diamonds December 23, 2013 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

The difference between the Brilliant Cut is that it is modern and the Old Mine Cut is antique. The explanation, however, is a lot more complicated than just age. The term ā€˜cutā€™ describes both the shape of a diamond and the symmetry, proportion, and polish of its facets. In this case, brilliant cut and old mine cut both refer to the symmetry and proportions cut into a diamond. The following is a brief overview of…

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The Distinctive Beauty of Old Mine Cut Diamonds December 2, 2013 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

TheĀ vintage diamond ring is usuallyĀ a once-in-a-lifetime purchase, and it is all the more distinctive if the cut of the diamond gives it a shape and dimension that captures the essence of its era. Old Mine Cut DiamondsĀ have become highly sought-after, especially as modern tools and technology brings very littleĀ individuality to much of todayā€™s jewelry. Old mine cut diamonds are stones that have an unmistakably vintage feel, with a warmer, more romantic glow than theĀ modern-cut diamonds.

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Gemstone Gifts for each Anniversary November 11, 2013 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

There are some anniversaries which have become part of common language. Silver, golden, and even ruby and diamond anniversaries are probably the obvious ones. It’s probably also not unfair to say that most people understand that there is a different gift for every anniversary. And that it’s not just for the major events. But how many of those “minor event” anniversary gifts do you know? After all, if you intend to buy your spouse gift…

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