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Evolution of the Solitaire Engagement Ring

When you mention engagement ring, most of us think of a simple band with a single┬ádiamond, shining and sparkling with love and promise. This is known in the jewelry trade as a solitaire engagement ring. The development of today’s solitaire rings really began in the late 1800’s when several new technologies brought jewelers the means […]

Evolution of the Solitaire Engagement Ring

When you mention engagement ring, most of us think of a simple band with a single┬ádiamond, shining and sparkling with love and promise. This is known in the jewelry trade as a solitaire engagement ring. The development of today’s solitaire rings really began in the late 1800’s when several new technologies brought jewelers the means […]

Liz Taylor’s Adventure with the Most Famous Pearl in the World

Last year, after Elizabeth Taylor’s passing, the gem world was all abuzz with the upcoming auction of her famous jewelry collection. Noted auction house, Christie’s, New York would hold an evening sale, December 13, 2011. When all the bids were in, the sale fetched record amounts for most of her pieces, including almost $12,000,000 for […]