Unique Celebrity Engagement Rings

Angelina Jolie’s emerald-cut sparkler is among the most unique celebrity engagement rings of late.  Since most celebrities favor the biggest and priciest rock, Jolie’s ring is refreshing in its unique elegance. With the Jolie-Pitt sparkler as our guide, let’s take a look at a few of the most original celebrity engagement rings on record: When …

Zographgus Collection Auction

On March 25 and 26, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago offered up an impressive selection of antique jewelry from the Zographgus collection. The jewelry pieces included one-of-a-kind necklaces and rings studded with pearls, diamonds and rubies. The two-day auction drew big spending jewelry lovers from across the globe, and brought in $3.4 million. The Zographgus …

Tips For Buying Diamonds: External Diamond Blemishes

When purchasing a diamond, it is important to know the various ways it can blemish. External diamond blemishes are typically less serious than their internal counterparts. However, some external blemishes can shorten the lifespan of your diamond if they are left untreated. Scratch Scratches are surface lines that develop on the diamond as a result …

Kim Zolciak Engagement Ring

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kim Zolciak is known for her potty mouth, lavish taste, blonde wigs and disdain for most social norms. “The Ring Don’t Mean a Thing” singer made headlines in 2011 when she tweeted a picture of the 10-carat engagement ring given to her by Atlanta Falcon star Kroy Biermann. The NFL …

Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Auction

On April 3, Sotheby’s Hong Kong held their Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Auction. The auction included several lots of rare diamonds, rubies and other fine jewels from several of the world’s top private jewelry collections. The single-day auction took in $64 million, making it the second-highest grossing jewelry auction in Hong Kong to date. The …

Bridesmaid Jewelry Ideas

Bridesmaids play an important supporting role in a wedding. In addition to being the bride’s go-to women for all things wedding related, bridesmaids are vital to the overall look of a ceremony. Color Scheme When searching for bridesmaid jewelry, be sure to consider the wedding’s color scheme. Pay attention to how well the jewelry matches …

Bonham’s Fine Jewelry Auction Recap

Bonhams New York held a “Fine Jewelry” auction at their Madison Avenue location on April 19. Auction lots consisted of contemporary and antique fine jewelry pieces, as well as high-quality gem stones. The spirited proceedings were simulcast to Los Angeles and San Francisco, and attracted a bevy of international bidders who packed the auction house …

Emerald Cut Engagement Rings

With Angelina Jolie’s elegant emerald-cut engagement ring recently making headlines, many women will be begging their beaus for emerald-cut engagement rings. Here is a look at some of the most famous emerald-cut rings for inspiration, as well as tips for finding your own perfect emerald-cut diamond ring: Angelina Jolie’s understated sparkler is estimated to be …