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Uneek Engagement Rings Eye Candy

So RLJ just started carrying this new designer line, Uneek Fine Jewelry, and I’m obsessed. Combine micropave with funky shapes and cuts, plus modern twists on classic jewelry mountings, and you have a recipe for a gorgeous and yes – unique- engagement ring. A solitaire gets a splash of sparkle from three sides of prong set accent diamonds embedded in mil grained white gold. The texture is subtle, but rich. Speaking of texture – again we’ve got diamonds coming from multiple angles, and a split shank that combines micropave, double mil grained borders, and graduated accent stones in the space Read More →

Just Right Spessartite

Spessartite garnets are some of the most vibrant, beautiful gems, and catch your attention like no other. They’re relatively uncommonly seen in jewelry – most garnets are the better known shade of deep red – so when you do see them, it’s a treat. They’re much brighter than other orange gems like citrine or even the exceedingly rare orange diamond. They’re closer to the color of fire opals, but obviously a totally different gem family (they’re a variant of garnet, like tsavorite.) Spessartite garnets have been growing in popularity, and Tiffany & Co. incorporated the gem into a few kew Read More →

Breguet Pocket Watch Sells for $1.2 Million – To Breguet

Anyone that knows a thing or two about pocket watches knows that these small, compact, and often intricately decorated timepieces can go for thousands at auction and can end up costing buyers far more than they may have been worth when they were created. Just such a watch was sold earlier this month at a Sotheby’s auction. The watch was purchased not by a private collector as some might assume, but rather, by the Breguet Museum. This stunning gold pocket watch that tells time, moon phase, and date based on chronometer principles was originally owned by Lord Henry Seymour. The Read More →

Gina Lollobrigida’s Jewels Earn $4.9 Million

A while back, Gina Lollobridgida, the Italian actress and popular sex symbol of the 1950s and 1960s era announced that she wanted to sell her expensive jewelry collection to donate to the cause of stem cell research. There has always been more to Miss Lollobridgida than just her sultry beauty. She was also a talented photo-journalist and sculptor. Now at age 85, she has decided to dedicate the rest of her career to her sculpting. Claiming that sculptors didn’t need all those jewels, she decided to give them to auction to benefit a charity close to her heart. “ Sotheby’s Read More →

Important Diamonds Boca Raton

Our front showcases contain the most beautiful important diamonds Boca Raton has to offer. Important diamonds aka magnificent jewels aka special diamonds are those diamonds and pieces of diamond jewelry that command attention and record breaking prices. Christies, Sotheby’s, Bonham’s and other fine auction houses host important diamond auctions routinely. While there are no universal criteria for what makes a diamond important, our rule of thumb is: it makes your jaw drop! Large fancy yellow diamonds, large GIA certified diamonds, diamonds of exquisite color cut and clarity, vintage diamond necklaces, antique diamond jewelry wrought in platinum like artwork – these Read More →

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