Category Archives for History

Contemporary Jewelry History

60s-jewelry

The modern, or contemporary, era of jewelry consists of the years following 1960 and is marked by revisiting popular jewelry styles of the past. The most popular jewellers, such as Cartier and Tiffany & Co., still display the grandeur and elegance of the past while integrating unique modern designs, exceeding in craftsmanship and fulfilling the […]

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Engagement Rings Fun Facts

fun facts about wedding rings

When you think of local engagement and wedding ring traditions, what comes to mind? A man spends 3 months of his paycheck on the perfect diamond studded engagement ring, gets down on one knee, puts the engagement ring on his future bride’s ring finger on her left hand. Once they wed, the wedding ring goes […]

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The History Of Wedding Bands

engraved gimmel ring

Though the fact that wedding bands haven’t always been the shiny diamond studded connotation of love they are today might be common knowledge, the depths of history that they reach might surprise you. Whether you are personally interested in the history of these symbols of commitment, or if you’re marrying a history buff who you […]

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