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A 30 Year History of The Price of Gold

If you ask if the price of gold is going to go up or down, don’t be surprised if you get the answer “yes”. Gold has always had its peaks and valleys. In just the past three months the price of an ounce of gold went from $1,339.00 on July 11th to $1,190 on October […]

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Pantone Spring 2015: A Study in Subtlety

Pantone’s biannual declaration of colors always forecasts the fashion – and therefore jewelry – trends we can expect for the next season. And as Fashion Month winds down, many of the Pantone Spring 2015 colors from the “En Plein Air” palette popped up on the runways in New York and Paris. Next spring promises a relatively subdued […]

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Swarovski Fine Jewelry Debuts

Swarovski traces its history back to 1892 when Daniel Swartz (later Daniel Swarovski) patented a specific way to cut glass. This allowed him to produce crystal glass, and the rest as they say is history. Today, Swarovski is known world-wide for their quality crystal products. Most will know them for their beautiful crystal figurines, but […]

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Gold Grilled Cheese and Beyond

When you think of grilled cheese, you usually think of a cheap slice of cheese sandwiched between two pieces of white bread. However, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel’s restaurant, deca, is featuring a new gold inspired grilled cheese that will put a hole in your wallet and probably question your whole idea of what a grilled cheese […]

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Antique Pocket Watches

A pocket watch is a reminder that the modern digital age is a relatively recent invention. A time existence in the recent past when fashion and time coexisted and function was not always dominating the equation. The pocket watch was invented in the 16th century and continued in popularity until about the 20th century. Most […]

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Happy New Year from Raymond Lee Jewelers!

From our family to yours, Happy New Year! 2013 was a wonderful year for us, bringing our diamond anniversary (and our diamond anniversary giveaway winners!) It saw us travel to Hong Kong, New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami and Naples on our never ending quest to bring gorgeous estate jewelry to the four corners […]

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Our Weekly "WHAT?" Moment: Eye Jewelry Implants

When it comes to accessorizing, the perfect jewelry can really make any outfit. But what if you wanted your jewelry to be just a bit more eye-catching and totally unforgettable? A new trend from Europe, jewelry eye implants, has begun to gain popularity in US cities like Los Angeles and New York. The Safe Sight […]

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Christie's Auctioning 52 Carat Golconda Diamond

Diamonds are one of the most magnificent items money can buy. Every year, diamonds capture the hearts and minds of millions of men and women around the world. Diamonds have become synonymous with the institution of marriage, and there are a myriad of diamond ring styles for everyone from the working class to Hollywood superstars. […]

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JAR Jewelry at The Met

Some of the world’s most dazzling jewellery has a cult-like following. The renowned Paris based jeweler JAR, Joel Arthur Rosenthal, created jewelry masterpieces that are objects of desire for everyone. Actress Ellen Barkin once called him “the single greatest jeweler of our time.” JAR pieces have sold world over at crazy high prices due to […]

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Vacheron Constantin Unveils New Patrimony Contemporaine Model

Famous watchmaker Vacheron Constantin has recently featured his newest creation from his Patrimony Contemporaine Collection: a watch that has the thinnest minute repeater out there on the market. Vacheron Constantin has a rich history of watches and this newest one took many years to develop. Known as the Caliber 731, the movement of the model […]

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Swiss Miss: $600 Million in Loose Diamonds Up For Grabs

You may think of diamonds as luxury jewels that require high security, but apparently in Switzerland they’re so common they’re not even delivered in fully sealed packages. A recent delivery of over $600 million in loose diamonds was discovered with a gaping hole in the bottom of the container. In fact, you could have reached […]

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Auction Action: Luxury Pre Owned Watches, Photographs & More

Considering that our discerning estate jewelry customers love a good auction, we decided to keep everyone abreast of the best luxury auctions happening at the major auction houses each week. While scouring eBay and 1st Dibs for the next great find is always a fun pastime, nothing beats the thrill of the fine auction (nor […]

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75 Carat Diamond Headlining Sotheby's Sale

In exciting huge diamond news, Sotheby’s NY will auction a 74.9 carat diamond on April 17th .The gargantuan sparkling majesty will be part of 399 other items sold, and is potentially flawless. The pear-shaped diamond is expected to be worth between $9 and $12 million. According to Sotheby’s this is the most important white diamond […]

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Auction Action: FIne Auctions for the Week of March 25

We’re rolling out a new feature here on the blog: Auction Action. Considering that our discerning customers love a good auction, we decided to keep everyone abreast of the best luxury auctions happening at the major auction houses each week. While scouring eBay and 1st Dibs for the next great find is always a fun […]

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Spotlight On: Seaman Schepps

Famous for his retro style and brilliantly colored baubles, the handcrafted jewelry of Seaman Schepps has been popular since the 1930s, especially among such notable celebrities as Katherine Hepburn and Andy Warhol. You’ll instantly recognize his asymmetrical pieces for their unflinchingly eye-catching design, whether made from classic diamonds and sapphires or pedestrian materials like seashells […]