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Antique Jewelry Trends of 2019

Here at Diamonds by Raymond Lee, we spend our days assisting and designing pieces that capture each individual’s unique style and personality. No matter what type of piece you’re looking for, whether it be nontraditional or traditional style, we have the means to provide you with exactly what you want. Antique jewelry pieces are particularly […]

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How to Sell Your Antique Estate Jewelry

Looking to sell your old antique estate jewelry for some extra cash? Below is a guide to help you do just that. Whether you are looking to sell an old antique ring or a piece of inherited jewelry, you deserve to sell it for the very best price you can get. Before we get into […]

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Estate Diamond Jewelry

Estate diamond jewelry is the bread and butter upon which Raymond Lee Jewelers thrived for decades. We’ve added so many treasures to our vault and showcases, and expanded in the very best ways, but nothing quickens our heartbeat like gorgeous estate diamond jewelry. What, exactly, is estate jewelry? It’s pre-owned. That’s really the only requisite. It […]

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January Birthstone Garnet

Happy Birthday, January babies! Your gorgeous birthstone is the perfect touch of warmth this winter (although, in South Florida, what’s winter?) This month, it’s all about garnet. Garnet, according to the American Gem Society (AGS): “signifies eternal friendship and trust and is the perfect gift for a friend.  Garnet, derived from the word granatum,means seed, and is […]

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Guide to Antique Engagement Rings

Antique engagement rings are where it all began. Not only for the actual concept of engagement rings (given that they’re all 100 years or older) but for Raymond Lee Jewelers. Before the designer engagement rings, before our own specialty creations, we began as an estate jeweler. And just because we’ve turned into Boca Raton’s best […]

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The World's Oldest Known Gem Uncovered in Australia

Researchers have been taking a closer look at gemstone that was discovered in Australia. The stone itself was found in 2001, but has been the subject of scrutiny over the past few years. This is owing to the fact that it may actually be one of the oldest such stones in the world. This is […]

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Welcome Back & Quite the Recap

Thank you so much, loyal blog readers and avid jewelry hunters, for hanging in there with us for the last week. We know our website’s performance has been…less than desirable. Now that we’ve hopefully banished the bugs that were making it act up, our blog is back in gear too, and we can finally catch […]

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New York Antique Jewelry & Watch Show 2013

Today wrapped up yet another successful edition of the New York Antique Jewelry & Watch show, presented by the fabulous team at U.S. Antique Shows! We love any chance we get to go exhibit at a U.S. Antique show, be it in LA, Vegas, or our own backyard in Miami Beach, but heading to the […]

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Elizabethan Antique Jewelry Craftsmanship vs. Modern Jewelry Craftsmanship

While the world has advanced a great deal over the last several hundred years, antique jewelry still reflects a level of craftsmanship that rivals that of the best jewelers of this age. In fact, researchers are now convinced that jewelry manufacturers of the 1600s used technology and manufacturing methods that would rival those used by […]

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Auction Action: Pre Owned Jewelry & Watch Sales

Christie’s This week Christie’s features one and only one fine jewelry sale ‘Jewellery’ Sale no. 8967 at the London, South Kensington location on June 19th (although we’re currently stalking the Vintage Couture handbags and accessories sale for pre owned luxury handbags along with our sister company.) Luckily, a Christie’s sale never disappoints, and even just […]

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Downton Abbey Jewelry: Owning a Piece of Your Favorite Drama

If you’re a fan of the soapy British period drama Downton Abbey, there’s some very exciting news afoot. But before that’s revealed, a quick overview for those who are uninitiated: The show depicts the dramatized experiences of one household, both the upstairs residents — the help — and the downstairs residents — the wealthy owner […]

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Spotlight On: Hemmerle

The Hemmerle house of luxury jewelry is a family operated business that has been in the Hemmerle family for four generations. It was established in 1893 by Joseph and Anton Hemmerle while they made medals for the Royal Bavarian Court. The original boutique on Maximillianstrasse opened in 1904 where it still remains today. Joseph’s grandson […]