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Spotlight On: The Invisible Setting

Spotlight On: The Invisible Setting Yesterday, as we showed off some of our favorite Art Deco inspired engagement rings, a common feature among them was invisibly set stones. This style of setting was pioneered and perfected by Van Cleef & Arpels before they patented it in 1933. Today, we see the invisible setting spread through […]

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What is the Difference Between Treated and Natural Rubies?

Treated sapphires and treated rubies are prevalent on the jewelry scene. You’ll see them in our store in our estate jewelry pieces (especially the rubies) and on smaller gemstone designs. Most of our large sapphire rings and earrings are untreated, because of the value of the piece. But heat treated gems are a gorgeous, less […]

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All About July Birthstone Ruby

Ruby has ben the world’s most precious gem for thousands of years. That’s right: before the diamond, the ruby ruled all. Even the Bible places rubies above all, the most precious of the 12 stones created by God, and mentioned by Job (re: wisdom is more precious than…) and placed on Aaron’s neck. In ancient Sanskrit, […]

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Spotlight On: July Birthstone Ruby

Rubies have long been a sign of power, passion, lust, and romance. These blood red stones have been used to signify blood in significant art pieces, have been used as a symbol of intense love and devotion, and have even been the cause of wars. These stones signify a lot, but they are also the […]

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Top 10 Valentine’s Day Jewelry Gifts

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and the clock is ticking to find a way to show your sweetie how much you love them. Roses and chocolates are cliché, but jewelry always impresses. Here are the top ten pieces of jewelry to give your sweetie this February 14th. 1. Upgraded Wedding Ring – If you’ve been […]

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Holiday Jewelry

The World’s Most Expensive Christmas Wreath

Christmas celebrations are around the corner. The date is fast approaching and preparations are underway. For some, it is business as usual. However for others, it is a day to do the extraordinary. Many are hopping from one jeweler to another, all in the name of looking for the best Christmas wreaths. Wreaths are a […]

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Obama Extends Burmese Ruby Ban

Even though there are reports that the import sanctions on gemstones may be a thing of the past, President Obama has kept the ban on Burmese rubies, despite progress in the former Burma, now known as Republic of the Union of Myanmar. An executive order was signed by the President on Wednesday prohibiting the import […]

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Happy July! Ruby Birthstone Jewelry to Kick off the Month

Welcome to July, readers! Stateside, we’re celebrating Independence Day this Thursday (which might explain the slow auction week – no jewels up for grabs!). But no matter, we have an entire month to appreciate the glorious ruby birthstone. Ruby jewelry captivates its audience every time – the stone commands attention, breathes warmth and pure luxury […]

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Engagement Ring Eye Candy: Art Deco Ruby Ring Fest

We love Art Deco style. We love rubies. So when we combined the two to create vintage inspired Art Deco ruby ring designs set in platinum, we knew we’d created some great unique engagement rings. We paired the ruby accents (some might call them halos) with some of our favorite marquise stones. Some are light […]

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Sapphire Jewelry Boca Raton

Ah the sapphire. One of the most precious gems, sapphires are the blue, pink, yellow and even green variants of the Corundum mineral (their cousins, rubies, are the red variety). Sapphires are prized for their hardness, vibrant colors and beauty. Some of our favorite Sapphire jewelry Boca Raton has to offer resides in our showcases. […]

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10 Fabulous New Years Eve Earrings

New Years Eve is a night to sparkle and shine! Check out these 10 earring styles that will make you the brightest star at the party! These 18K White Gold Raindrop Pave Diamond Drop Earrings are incredibly fabulous! These Vintage Ruby and Diamond Earrings will compliment a sparkly red party dress or a classy gold […]

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Mixing Colored Gemstones Creates Fun, Fashionable and Eye-catching Jewelry

Mixing various tones of precious metals is a trend that’s been in the works for some time now. Mixing colored gemstones, while not as popular, is a great way to let your creativity shine through your wardrobe. Mixing gemstones creates a fun, fashionable, and eye-catching accessory! To dress up bland outfits or accentuate a color […]

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Perfect Thanksgiving Outfits for under $200

Don’t look at the holidays as the same old song and dance—really impress your family this holiday season with fabulous Thanksgiving outfits! Thanksgiving can be a lot of fun—or a big pain in the butt! Fashion needs to be comfortable in order to be functional for a holiday like Thanksgiving since it usually revolves around […]

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Ruby Jewelry

This Friday’s selections from our online showroom are red hot. Something about the fiery ruby always catches our attention, and the newest pieces in our eBay and 1st Dibs stores are positively drool-worthy. From invisibly set vintage pieces to stunning diamond and ruby combos, we can’t get enough of this ruby jewelry. Related articles Burmese […]

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Burmese Rubies to Lead Christie's Hong Kong Auction

Rare Burmese rubies, highlighted by a beautiful “Pigeon’s Blood” necklace are being highly anticipated in Christie’s upcoming Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels auction on November 27. Diamond, emerald, and sapphire jewelry will also be available at the auction, which has a pre-sale estimate of $70 million for the jewelry to be sold. Photo courtesy of Christie’s […]