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Category Archives: Jewelry

Tips for Sizing an Antique Ring

Whether you inherit estate jewellery, or you’ve found the ring of your dreams, if it’s an antique then your options are somewhat limited when it comes to re-sizing. Don’t give up all hope yet, there are still a few options to consider. As always, talk with your local jeweler and see what they can do […]

How to Sell Vintage Jewellery

Vintage engagement rings have a certain appeal to them, but they can be considered old fashioned if your wardrobe is decidedly modern. Sometimes, your tastes just change. If you have some rings, earrings, bracelets or other forms of jewellery you don’t wear anymore, then you might consider selling some of them off. It’s not uncommon […]

Tricks to Find Quality Costume Jewellery

Searching for antique engagement rings is like a hobby for many people, but new buyers often don’t know where to shop for authentic pieces. The draw of vintage jewellery is that each piece is typically one-of-a-kind, and more people are seeking out costume pieces to complement old trends re-emerging in modern fashion. Here are some […]

Don’t Be Afraid To Wear Your Vintage or Antique Rings Out

Your vast collection of jewellery does not have to remain hidden out of fear for its condition. If you’re the proud owner of either antique or vintage engagement rings, don’t lock them up and shut them out of society, flaunt them proudly. These rings are elegant and sophisticated enough to be worn at an upscale […]

Tips for Getting the Best Custom Engagement Ring

Written by Cynthia Findlay Antiques. Finding the right engagement ring for your soon-to-be wife is a challenge for many men. It’s one of the most important decisions that a man will have to make but it’s not something that most men know a lot about. In some cases, finding the right ring is easy: people […]

What an Art Deco Ring Says About Your Personality

Written by: Cynthia Findlay Antiques Summary: Bold, confident, radiant. These are some embedded qualities that art deco ring owners possess. Art Deco rings blend both elegance and strikingly high contrast. Known for their fashionable styles, they still remain a popular option for buyers today. Selecting a certain style that matches the owners’ personality is a […]

Assessing Value of Jewellery

Written by: Cynthia Findlay Antiques Summary: Learn what you need to know to get antique jewellery appraised. Jewellery appraisal is a more complicated business than you might imagine. It is not simply a matter of inquiring at your local jewellery dealer and finding out the exact value of your piece. Of course, you can do […]

Caring for Vintage Diamond Rings

Written by Cynthia Findlay Antiques. Nothing showcases the love that two people have more than a stunning engagement ring. Many women prefer antique engagement rings over modern rings because of their timeless beauty and their connection to and older and romantic era. However, some women are scared off when buying antique engagement rings because they […]

Three Vintage Wedding Gift Ideas Every Couple will Love

Written by Cynthia Findlay Antiques Are you invited to a wedding? Looking for some classy gift options? Here are three vintage pieces that can be ordered online and get to you in time to celebrate with the couple. Vintage Sculptures Does the couple appreciate fine art? Then they might just love a vintage porcelain sculpture […]

Three Perfect Shapes for Engagement Ring Stones

Written by Cynthia Findlay Antiques Shopping for the perfect engagement ring can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to the cut or shape of the stone. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be hard. Here are three stone shapes for engagement rings that will make her say “Yes.” Princess Cut A princess […]