The Evolution of the Modern Round Brilliant

The Evolution Of The Modern Round Diamond By Lisa Schoening & Kurt Rothner for Excalibur Jewelry Archaeologists tell us that we have been shaping gems for over 100,000 years. Those early examples of lapidary art are shells and bits of bone, which are soft and can be drilled and strung into…

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Why a Vintage Engagement Ring?

Why a vintage engagement ring? By Lisa Schoening & Kurt Rothner for Excalibur Jewelry The best answer is probably this: an antique or vintage engagement ring will be as unique to your marriage as you are. Throughout most of history, jewelry was made by hand, by craftsmen shaping metal to fit…

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