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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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Micro-Story Writing Competition September 8, 2019 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Jewelry and writing seem to be a perfect fit. But we want there to be a twist. The entire story needs to be told within 3 sentences. Prizes In addition to winning prizes we will also showcase your writing in front of our social media fans. We have, to date, over 150k social media followers. First Prize: $300 and showcase on our EDJ blog and social media Second Prize: $100 and showcase on our EDJ…

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The Complete History of Cartier August 5, 2019 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

The great fashion and jewelry design houses, Cartier included, weren’t always big multinational affairs. Almost all of them, in fact, started with one man and a set of skills that would create history. The vast majority of the great names in jewelry have their origins in the training rooms of the master craftsmen who went before them. The natural ability they already had was developed, honed and perfected, until they were among the very best…

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Top Places To Propose in Houston July 8, 2019 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Houston is located on the Gulf of Mexico. The city area does not sit on the bay, itself, but the metropolitan area extends down to Galveston, right on the seafront. This gives the city a climate which is subtropical, with hot summers and pleasantly mild winters. As a result, it is an excellent place for wedding proposals. The city also gets occasional cold snaps in winter, and snow is not unknown. So get ready to…

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The Guide to M Color Diamonds – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

The diamond industry can be a little confusing, at times, and the M color diamond is no exception. Dealers will insist that the whiter a diamond is, the better it is. Although that may be absolutely correct, in a technical sense, “better” is a very subjective word. For something which varies enormously in color and size from example to example, what is better for one person may be not so good for another. Diamonds usually…

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How to Shop for Saltwater Natural Pearls June 27, 2019 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

When we talk about pearls in regards to fine jewelry, we usually base the discussion around “natural versus cultured” pearls and not “saltwater versus freshwater” pearls. But both terminologies are extremely important to any discussion regarding pearls. Natural vs. Cultured Pearls How Pearls are Made? Differences Between Saltwater and Freshwater Saltwater vs. Freshwater Buying Tips How much do Natural Saltwater Pearls Cost? Shop for Natural Saltwater Jewelry Contact Us Natural Pearls vs. Cultured Pearls For…

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Engagement Rings for $9,000 June 24, 2019 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Setting a budget for an engagement ring is difficult. But by no means should you disregard how important it is. Few of us have bottomless pockets full of cash, but nobody wants to skimp on such an important item. In this article, we talk about buying an engagement ring for $9,000 ($9k). Tuena Ring Price $9,000 The Tuena Ring produces a bold statement thanks to the bezel set 1.05-carat cushion cut center diamond and a…

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Emerald Cut vs. Asscher Cut Diamonds June 17, 2019 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

There are many different types of diamond cuts, of course. “Fancy cuts” are becoming ever more popular alongside the round brilliant and other standard cuts. In amongst those standard cuts are the Emerald Cut and Asscher Cut. Both came to prominence during the art deco period, but the emerald cut actually has a far longer history than that. Origins of the Cuts Similarities and Differences Emerald Vs Asscher Vs Royal Asscher Pros and Cons of…

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Complete Guide To Custom Building Your Engagement Ring June 11, 2019 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Written by Benjamin Khordipour The days of having to buy the limited selection that jewelry stores try to sell you are long gone. Aside from the increasingly large range of antique and vintage rings now available, modern manufacturing methods mean nothing is out of reach. Whether your taste in engagement rings is classic or ultra-contemporary, finding a custom ring has never been easier. But what if you can’t find that ring which has just that…

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Engagement Ring Ideas for $20,000 May 22, 2019 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Here is our guide for understanding how to shop for engagement rings in the $20,000 price range. There is, of course, a huge choice of engagement ring styles and prices in today’s digital marketplace. Understanding the market will help you make an informed purchase. Finding Your Budget As we go up in price, choice becomes less as the rarity of diamonds increases with size. Diamond prices also rise exponentially. A 2 ct diamond is far…

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How to Buy a Sapphire Engagement Ring May 15, 2019 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Written by Benjamin Khordipour Here’s the EDJ guide on how to buy a Sapphire Engagement Ring in 2019. If you have any questions, please feel free to drop us questions in the comments below. Sapphires in History Sapphire vs Diamond in Engagement Rings Finding the Best Sapphire Color: Hue and Saturation Color: Tone Geography and Origin Sapphire Clarity Sapphire Cuts and Shapes Sapphire Engagement Ring Styles Alternative Sapphire Colors Treatments to Improve Color Sapphire Ring…

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British Royal Family Engagement Rings – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Several European countries still have a monarchy. Most now fulfill little more than a ceremonial role, with no direct influence over their country or its laws. For centuries, these crown heads of state have commissioned the world’s finest jewelers to create rings, necklaces and even crowns. At the very top of these regal families, of course, is the British Royal Family. The Crown Jewels contain some of the very best diamonds, sapphires and rubies that…

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Complete Guide to Diamond Color February 26, 2019 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

To any casual observer, diamonds have no color. In most cases, to any untrained – and disinterested – eye, they will look like clear glass. However, if a diamond truly is clear, or colorless in diamond terms, then it is a rare diamond indeed. The vast majority of diamonds have at least a faint hint of color. In the main this color will be yellow. There is a point where a hint of color in…

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Top 20 Funny Wedding Proposal Videos February 11, 2019 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Proposals are romantic, touching, emotional and lots more. Some are even funny, whether they are intended to be or not. Here we have our top 20 funny proposal videos. Falling, In Love Is it a good thing or a bad thing when the object of your proposal faints when you ask her to marry you? Good, we think! Watch this fantastic video below! Back In The Room This really shouldn’t be funny, but just is.…

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Guys Guide: What Style Ring Will She Want? February 4, 2019 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

You’ve decided it’s time to make your relationship a little more formal. Or a lot more, actually. You’ve decided the time is right to propose. You have all the ideas in your head about the hows and the wheres, but what about the ring? It’s a big enough step, buying an engagement ring. It’s a huge step if you plan to go it alone for a surprise proposal. Determining Her Ring Style Being clever and…

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