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Collecting Antique Jewelry

Choosing Your Style Archaeologists have determined that almost since the time mankind began wearing animal skins for clothing, some form of jewelry also entered the wardrobe. Apparently, the first personal adornments were made of animal bone or carved wood. While today’s baubles and beads can range in value from a few cents to millions of […]

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Is There a Difference Between Antique Jewelry and Vintage Jewelry?

The terms vintage and antique are often used with the same meaning; however, there is a distinct difference between the two, especially when it comes to vintage jewelry. The primary difference between antique jewelry and vintage jewelry is the age. The materials used in making the jewelry are a good indication of the era of […]

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J Lo Vintage Jewelry Birthday Present

When you think of Jennifer Lopez, also known as J Lo, what comes to mind? Of course, a string of failed relationships probably pops up, but then you imagine her fashion sense. Few entertainers have worn so little yet said so much with their attire as Jennifer has at awards shows and performances. Frequently, those […]

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Top 5 BaselWorld 2013 Watch Trends

BaselWorld is by far the most exciting event in the watch world. It’s where all the luxury watch designers unveil their latest creations. From the highest of high end timepiece technology to the latest trends that will dominate the watch world for years to come, Basel is the place to find them. While perusing one […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Emerald Greens

Green drinks are all the rage right now. From wheatgrass to baby kale, swiss chard and all manner of flat leaf parsely, it’s totally normal to see someone sipping on something bright green. However, it’s Thirsty Thursday, and happy hour, and thus calls for a significantly less healthy but even more delicious concoction. On the […]

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Vacheron Constantin Book Launch: Collector’s Island No. 2

While most people do not have the time or money to dedicate to lavish collections of antiques, samurai swords, expensive jewels, and more, Vacheron Constantin certainly does. During the month of May, the 23rd to be precise, Constantin invited a myriad of exclusive VIP guests to a dinner at the Hong Kong Club to honor […]

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The Majesty of Malachite

You might have noticed that malachite doesn’t get a lot of love among the gemstone world. Precious stones like diamonds, rubies and sapphires get most of the love in the jewelry world. And even semi-precious stones like opals, pearls and topaz seem to get a lot more attention than the deeply mysterious malachite. But, there’s […]

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Twin Tuesday – 4 Carat Diamond Earrings

One of the best things about the advent of the internet age is the ability to shop around. Of course, savvy customers have been comparing prices for years. But with the help of your keyboard and a little dedication, you’re practically guaranteed to get the most bang for your buck. This is especially true in […]

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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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Something Borrowed – Wedding Infographic

The time honored traditions of something old, borrowed, new and blue is still upheld by many brides today. With your dress likely being new, and plenty of cute “something blue” ideas on Pinterest, the tricky parts are finding something old and something to borrow! We love the idea of satisfying both superstition with borrowed antique […]

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Auction Action: This Week’s Jewelry and Watch Auctions

Christies This week, our eyes are on Christie’s as they prepare to auction the Stephen S. Palmer Grand Complication Patek Philippe watch tomorrow. And while the 18kt rose gold antique pocket watch might be grabbing headlines, there are several other beauties in its Important Watches sale, happening at Rockefeller Center in New York. Bonham’s This […]

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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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Happy Earth Day! Our favorite Green & Blue Jewels

Happy Earth Day 2013 everyone! Each year, we take a day to appreciate the beautiful planet we’re blessed with (and seriously, it doesn’t get much more idyllic than the little slice of paradise our Boca Raton jewelry store sits upon!) We’d like to take today to remind our clients, fans, friends and fellow jewel-lovers that […]

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Feature Friday: Van Cleef and Arpels Alhambra Pendant

Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra jewelry is one of our favorites. Instantly recognizable but subtle, graphic and at the same time luxurious, you can never go wrong with some VCA Alhambra. And the gemstone (or metal) in the Alhambra clovers is what determines the piece’s personality – playful turquoise, elegant mother of pearl, or – […]

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Van Cleef and Arpels to Expand

Van Cleef and Arpels has announced plans to expand their flagship boutique in New York City. Famous designer Patrick Jouin gives the vision of a geometric art-deco theme for the renovations. He wants it to appear to pay homage to New York City’s Chrysler building and the Empire State Building. A grand staircase will lead […]