Estate Diamond Jewelry https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com Vintage Engagement Rings and Antique Engagement Rings Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:29:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Understanding Georgian Jewelry https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/understanding-georgian-jewelry/ Thu, 06 Sep 2018 16:49:54 +0000 https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/?p=15062 As a former British colony, despite the War of Independence, we Americans are known for our love of all things British. As an example of how influential a small lump of rock across the Atlantic has been to the US and the world, we still use the names of English Kings and Queens to label our style periods. A good example of this is the Georgian era. The Georgian Era In truth, the Georgian period…

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2.50 Carat Engagement Rings https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/2-50-carat-engagement-rings/ https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/2-50-carat-engagement-rings/#respond Wed, 05 Sep 2018 18:40:25 +0000 https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/?p=15039 The 2.50-carat engagement ring is getting increasingly popular. Discover everything that you need to know about the rings within this bracket. Learn shopping tips and more. Why Choose a 2.50 Carat Engagement Ring? Once we get above 2 carats in diamond engagement rings, prices start to escalate pretty quickly. The main reason is the rarity of good quality examples above this size. This means demand is usually way ahead of supply. As a result, dealers…

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Best Places To Propose in Brooklyn https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/propose-in-brooklyn/ https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/propose-in-brooklyn/#respond Tue, 07 Aug 2018 19:30:21 +0000 https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/?p=14580 When people from outside of the city think “New York”, they’re really often thinking “Manhattan”. After all, it’s Manhattan where all the great movie scenes are shot. It has Central Park, the Empire State Building, Seinfeld, and Friends. To the outside world, Manhattan IS New York. Of course, that’s not the case, or anywhere near to it. The five boroughs of the city all have their own unique cultures and outlooks. Brooklyn, of course, is no…

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Is There Such A Grade As SI3 Clarity? https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/si3-clarity/ https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/si3-clarity/#respond Tue, 07 Aug 2018 18:00:07 +0000 https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/?p=14571 Grading diamonds are both objective and subjective. The search for flaws and inclusions is the objective part, they’re either present or they’re not. The subjective part is when the clarity of the diamond comes to actually be given. Although it should be consistent, the fact is that those doing the grading may not see the same things. Or they may see the same things but then give different grades for identical diamonds. The short answer…

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The Fascinating History of Elizabeth Taylor’s Engagement Ring https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/history-elizabeth-taylors-ring/ https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/history-elizabeth-taylors-ring/#respond Mon, 30 Jul 2018 17:40:56 +0000 https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/?p=14522 Elizabeth Taylor was famous for many things. An acclaimed actress who had parts in many major TV shows and movies, her name is known worldwide. But it’s not just for her acting that she is well known. As well as collecting movie roles, Taylor also collected jewelry. She didn’t actually buy much of it, however. Instead, the men she dated, and sometimes married, just kept buying it for her. And it wasn’t just any old…

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30 Engagement Photo Ideas https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/engagement-photo-ideas/ https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/engagement-photo-ideas/#respond Mon, 30 Jul 2018 15:55:28 +0000 https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/?p=14498 A photographer is no longer just engaged for the duration of the wedding day. More and more of us are now choosing to record our engagement for posterity. An engagement is a wonderful, precious event, so why shouldn’t we have a physical memento of the occasion? But, whereas a wedding album writes itself, in many ways, an engagement shoot isn’t quite so self-fulfilling. So how do you make sure your engagement shoot turns out to…

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Guide To Marquise Diamonds https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/guide-to-marquise-diamonds/ https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/guide-to-marquise-diamonds/#respond Wed, 25 Jul 2018 19:58:17 +0000 https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/?p=14436 The term “marquise” isn’t one we hear a lot in today’s diamond world. We do hear terms like the football, boat, eye, and navette all of which, collectively make up the family of marquise cuts. The Origins of the Marquise Cut Despite its relative lack of use compared to more popular modern cuts, the marquise has been around a long time. Unusually, though, for diamond cut types, it isn’t named for any actual corresponding shape.…

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November Birthstones https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/november-birthstones/ https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/november-birthstones/#respond Tue, 24 Jul 2018 19:23:24 +0000 https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/?p=14413 November Birthstone: Topaz And Citrine November, like a few other months, has more than one birthstone. Perhaps the reason why is because of their remarkable visual similarity. Although topaz occurs in many colors, yellow to brown orange are the most common. This has historically meant confusion with citrine due to the similar range of colors. It is actually only relatively recently that the two have become distinct gemstones with no crossover. Myths About Topaz and…

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Triple Excellent Diamonds https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/triple-excellent-diamonds/ https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/triple-excellent-diamonds/#respond Mon, 23 Jul 2018 15:42:37 +0000 https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/?p=14363 Although not a term which is used in everyday life by the general public, those with an interest in diamonds will use the phrase “triple excellent” when talking about certain diamonds. Triple excellent is also known as Triple X. But what exactly is triple excellent? Beyond The 4 Cs By now, most people are at least aware of the 4 Cs of diamond grading. Cut, clarity, color, and carat weight are the fundamental elements of…

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How To Propose in 2018 https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/how-to-propose/ https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/how-to-propose/#respond Tue, 17 Jul 2018 19:56:13 +0000 https://www.estatediamondjewelry.com/?p=14323 Marriage proposals, like nostalgia, aren’t what they used to be. Gone are the days when a man’s position was enough to secure a maiden’s hand in marriage. Today, proposals can consist of anything from a simple question in a private setting, to a full-on, no holds barred flash mob in the middle of a busy street. Here is our guide on how to propose! But there are still a loose set of basic rules which…

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