Jewelry

Cleaning and Care Tips for Antique Jewellery

Cleaning and Care Tips for Antique Jewellery

As the name would imply, vintage engagement rings aren’t brand new pieces and may have some special care considerations you should be aware of. Loose settings and damage to the metal are quite common in pieces that aren’t cared for, according to Cynthia Findlay Antiques. With this advice, you’ll be able to store and care for these pieces. Although you… Read more →

Before You Buy an Antique ring, Read This

Before You Buy an Antique ring, Read This

Antique engagement rings seem to have caught on in recent years, as more brides-to-be seek out an unconventional look. Vintage jewellery is about more than its monetary value. Each piece tends to carry some history with it, and the craftsmanship is typically unparalleled. Before you go shopping, read this advice on what you need to know. Know Your Stones Today,… Read more →

Identifying Estate Jewellery: A Guide for Novices

Identifying Estate Jewellery: A Guide for Novices

Estate sales can be a lot of fun, regardless of whether you buy something or not, but collecting can become addictive. Novices entering the scene might notice certain buyers purchasing a great deal of the estate’s items, and wonder how one arrives at such decisions. After all, estate jewellery can be expensive. This guide will help anyone enter their first… Read more →

Top Reasons to Buy a Vintage Engagement Ring

Top Reasons to Buy a Vintage Engagement Ring

Getting engaged is one of the most important moments in a person’s life. Marriage is a huge commitment, and the ring is symbolic of the devotion each of you has toward one another. Rings are also fashion accessories that she will love and own for the rest of her life. Every time she sees that ring, she’ll think of you…. Read more →

Choosing the Right Metal for an Engagement Ring

Choosing the Right Metal for an Engagement Ring

Written by Cynthia Findlay Antiques. It’s important to think beyond the stone whether you are purchasing vintage engagement rings or custom pieces. The metal that is used in the ring is just as important as the gemstone. People will instantly notice the band of the engagement ring and whether it is a natural match for the beauty of the stone…. Read more →

Authenticating Estate Jewellery

Authenticating Estate Jewellery

Written by: Cynthia Findlay Antiques Summary: Learn tips to identify an authentic antique necklace, ring or other jewellery. There is a lot to keep in mind if you’re new to buying jewellery. Even the most experienced antique jewellery buyer can become overwhelmed purchasing an engagement ring or investing in a few classic pieces without guidelines. There are a few common… Read more →

Bali Bracelets and More for Your Accessory Needs

Bali Bracelets and More for Your Accessory Needs

Everyone can use good accessories in their life, especially when you’re looking at having a unique look to match your particular lifestyle. This is especially important today when many people are turning away from any mainstream designers and are looking for more traditional handcrafted looks that will help them stand out in a crowd. A popular choice among many people… Read more →

The Lasting Popularity of Art Deco Engagement Rings

The Lasting Popularity of Art Deco Engagement Rings

Written by Cynthia Findlay Antiques. The Roaring Twenties are associated with glamour. When you think about the era, you probably think about flappers at a club dancing the night away to the latest jazz hits. You probably also think about incredible fashions — including gorgeous jewellery. The Art Deco style was the rage in the Roaring Twenties with women trying… Read more →

Three Things to Consider When Shopping for an Engagement Ring

Three Things to Consider When Shopping for an Engagement Ring

Written by Cynthia Findlay Antiques If you’re ready to pop the question, it’s time to buy a ring. Shopping for an engagement ring is a special time in your life. There are many things to consider and the stakes are high. Use the following tips to make the most out of your experience and get the answer you want to… Read more →

Three Tips on How to Wear Antique Cufflinks

Three Tips on How to Wear Antique Cufflinks

Written by Cynthia Findlay Antiques Cufflinks are decorative buttons or pieces of jewellery used to fasten the sides of a shirt cuff. While they’re not mandatory, a nice pair of cufflinks adds style and sophistication to any formal look. Whether you’ve recently purchased cufflinks or received a pair as a gift, you might be new to this traditional piece of… Read more →