Estate Diamond Jewelry Blog

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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What Does an Aquamarine Engagement Ring Symbolize? December 28, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Every ring has a special meaning. From ancient times until today, rings have been made or given with an intention. Whether they’re telling a story about your family’s history or have a specific origin, every ring means something to the person who has it in their possession.  If you’re looking for a stone that embodies purity and vitality – aquamarine is the right one for you and your bride-to-be. Undoubtedly, a colored stone ring will make your engagement more impressive since you want to…

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Complete Guide to VVS1 Clarity December 23, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

The Very Very Slightly Included (VVS) clarity rating is split into VVS1 and VVS2. Of the two, we’re going to focus on VVS1 diamonds.  To begin with, VVS1 diamonds are close to flawless. This means that whatever inclusions there are would be very tricky to find under 10x magnification. Even skilled graders may have a hard time locating the imperfections of a VVS1 diamond, which, for all practical purposes, appears flawless to the naked eye.  VVS1 diamonds and diamond rings make for great investments for the fact they’re highly sought-after.  VVS1 Clarity – Basic Characteristics VVS1 Inclusion Properties VVS1 Inclusions Are All…

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How to Clean An Aquamarine Engagement Ring December 22, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

An aquamarine engagement ring is the most precious piece of jewelry every bride-to-be possesses. It also costs a small fortune and has sentimental value. Thus, keeping it in tiptop condition is essential if you want your gem to last for a long time.  Cleaning your aquamarine engagement ring is very important! Like every gem, they’re prone to scratches. Properly taking care of your Aquamarine engagement ring ensures that it retains its gorgeous ocean blue color and sparkle. But how do you clean an Aquamarine…

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The Complete History of the Cullinan Diamonds December 1, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

The story about the biggest diamond ever found doesn’t cease to impress us, even though it happened more than a century ago. We’re talking about the Cullinan diamonds, a set of diamonds larger than a human fist. Rumor has it that it’s only a fragment of an even larger diamond, but, for now, we don’t have any proof of that.  The gem cutters divided the Cullinan diamond into nine smaller stones, and each of them has a fascinating history. Today, most of them belong…

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How Big of a Diamond Can You Get for $12,000? August 17, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Without a doubt, you can get a serious ring for $12,000. But in all frankness, size is probably not the only characteristic you’d be looking for. A diamond’s color, clarity, and cut are likely to influence your choice as well. You don’t want a 3-carat diamond with massive inclusions that compromise the wow factor of the gemstone. Okay, you can get a really good loose diamond for the money, but then you’d need to factor…

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Top 20 Most Famous Engagement Rings in Film July 20, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Romantic movies are a great source of inspiration for those getting married. Girls use them to get ideas for the perfect bridal dress, makeup, and other details. Whilst men can learn a lot about creative ways to propose to their significant other. To provide you with the same inspiration, we’ve chosen some of the most memorable proposal scenes as well as the top 20 most famous engagement rings in film. We hope this article will…

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Platinum vs White Gold. Which is Better? July 15, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

One of the biggest choices when buying jewelry will be deciding whether to go with platinum or white gold. In this article, we present you with all the pros and cons that you will need to know before making your jewelry purchase! The differences in cost, color, durability, and maintenance will all affect your final choice. Platinum vs White Gold Advantages of Platinum Instead of Gold (Infographic) Understanding Platinum Understanding White Gold Key Considerations Hypoallergenic…

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Wedding Vendors in NYC June 23, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

With wedding planning, the key is in good organization. There are so many things to think about. Because of that, some couples decide to assemble a team of vendors to help them plan out everything. Others may be on a tight budget and want to do everything by themselves. After you’ve purchased your engagement ring, you will need to start planning your wedding. So, if you’re in the city and need a little help in…

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What Is an Art Deco Engagement Ring? June 9, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

The very mention of Art Deco evokes the idea of Great Gatsby-like sophistication and glamour. Indeed, this is an era that still shapes popular taste and design to this day. And once you get to know the features distinctive of this style, you should be able to spot an Art Deco ring from a mile away. Furthermore, you’ll be able to enjoy some of the most attractive Art Deco pieces from the Estate Diamond Jewelry…

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How To Propose for Marriage in 2021 June 4, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

In this guide, we address everything that you need to know about proposing in 2021. At the end of the article, we will give you some tips and tricks of what to do and what to avoid! What Do You Need to Propose? What to Take Care of Before You Propose? Preparing Proposal Speech How to Buy an Engagement Ring? Going Down on One Knee? Where and How to Propose? When to Propose? How Long…

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Top 10 Tips for Proposing During Quarantine June 1, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

The COVID-19 pandemic might have resulted in quarantine, but it hasn’t stopped life altogether. Very few couples have canceled their engagement plans due to the lockdown. Of course, some options are off the table, but there are still plenty of ways to propose. You can’t pop the question on a cruise ship in the middle of the Caribbean. A concert proposal is also impossible, so too the kiss cam proposal during an NBA game. Apart…

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What Is a Vintage-Style Engagement Ring? May 28, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

These days a lot of pieces are being passed as vintage-style engagement rings. To the untrained eye, they might seem like the real deal, and there are certainly rings that offer good bling for the money. However, most of them don’t have the properties that constitute a vintage-style piece. So the question is – how do you discern a real vintage-style ring from a random ring that just looks the part? No worries, this article…

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Top 12 Non-Diamond Engagement Rings May 27, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

The rule that you need to get a diamond ring for your engagement isn’t set in stone. And more than a few non-diamond gemstones are worthy of an engagement ring. But this doesn’t make your quest for the perfect piece any easier. Albeit popular, some non-diamond gemstones aren’t fit to adorn the finger of your future fiancée. To help you discern true bling from a dud, this write-up presents you with the top twelve choices.…

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What Does the Ring Bearer Have to Do? – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Judging by the title, the ring bearer’s job seems very simple. Risking a circular definition, he’s supposed to bear the ring for the bride and groom. But there’s much more to the role than meets the eye. Many have doubts about how to pair the ring bearer and the flower girl. And there are those who feel a girl ring bearer might not be the right fit. Then, you need to factor in other wedding…

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Fiancé vs. Fiancée – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

If you plan to get engaged or recently did so, the difference between fiancé and fiancée might be on your mind. The two words aren’t worlds apart, but there are certain discrepancies that affect their usage, pronunciation, and spelling. To help you make the distinction and use the words properly, we’ve devised this quick guide. It touches briefly upon the etymology of the words. And there are useful tips to help you remember regarding the…

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