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Antique Jewelry and Jewelry History

Evaluating antique gemstone jewelry and examples of different styles of gemstone jewelry from various eras.
A Guide to Belle Époque Jewelry

Belle Époque jewelry combined opulent but graceful metalwork with a variety of gems. Learn more about this style and how it inspires modern jewelry…

Antique Engagement Rings

You can find many amazing antique engagement rings from a variety of time periods. Before you shop, learn more about these styles and how to identify…

The History of Lapidary

A full and complete history of the lapidary arts, from 70,000 BC to present day. The origins of faceting, bruting, and carving.