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Russian Imperial Presentation Rings

The Russian Tsars were lavish when it came to gifts in recognition of the loyalty and service of their subjects. Diamond-set imperial portraits, …

History of a House: Bulgari

At the foot of the famed Spanish Steps in Rome, on the ancient street <i>Via dei Condotti</i>, rests the flagship location of the iconic <i>maison</i> Bulgari. Known …

History of a House: Van Cleef & Arpels

A house rich in whimsy and renowned for its fine craftsmanship, Van Cleef & Arpels has dressed the elite in fine jewelry since its inception in 1906. …

Selections from the Specialist | Fine Jewelry

Freeman’s May 17 Jewelry Auction is sure to dazzle and delight jewelry enthusiasts and collectors alike. The nearly 160 lot sale includes an …

Where Did My Diamond Come From?

Diamonds are an impressive material, possessing amazing qualities. As most of us are aware, <b>diamonds are unique in that they are formed of the single</b> …

From Golf to Gems | Pieces from the Estate of Charles Blair Macdonald

<b>Charles Blair Macdonald (1855-1939)</b> made a name for himself in the field of his passion: golf. At 16, Macdonald traveled from his home in Chicago to …

Baby Blues | The Allure of Blue Diamonds

Most of us are familiar with colorless diamonds, or nearly colorless ones, that very lightly range towards yellow. These “white diamonds” are what we …

The Miracle of Jewels | Schlumberger for Tiffany

<b>From the French Army to a Fashion House</b><br>Jean Schlumberger was born in Mulhouse, France, a small commune nestled between the German and Swiss borders, …

The Princess and the Jeweler

<b>Style and Grace</b><br>Before she was Princess Grace of Monaco, she was Grace Kelly, a Philadelphia native turned Hollywood darling and Oscar winning …

Selling Your Fine Jewelry Can Do More than Just Refresh Your Style

Are your fine jewels languishing in a jewelry or safe deposit box? Perhaps, yellow gold is no longer your style. That ring that once dazzled you no …