All About Van Dell Jewelry

John Van Dell established his jewelry house in 1935. Its customer base has routinely included clients from around the world. Unlike competitors who concentrate on creating pieces that need special occasions for display, Van Dell jewelry is designed with daily wear in mind. At this time, the company offers two distinct jewelry collections. Its fine […]

What Is the World’s Biggest Emerald?

To hear Regan Reaney tell it, a 57,500-carat emerald aptly named Teodora is the largest cut emerald in the world. In 2012, Reaney hoped to get at least $1.15 million for the amazing Brazilian find. Yet there was trouble with the stone before the gavel was even raised. First and foremost, the record-breaking gem was […]

The History of the Pocket Watch

Usually a masculine fashion accessory, the pocket watch nowadays bespeaks a man of refined taste and a penchant for unusual time pieces. During historic times, however, the pocket watch was a symbol of wealth and initially reserved for nobility and the upper classes. Thanks in part to the Industrial Revolution; these types of chronometers soon […]

What Exactly Are Swiss Quartz Movement Watches?

The Swiss are world-famous for their timeliness. With a public transportation system so prompt that you could set your watch by it, there was little surprise when Switzerland decided to take on the watch-making business. Due to this reputation – and the Swiss’ overall reputation of exquisite detail and mechanical work – owning a Swiss […]

What Are Eternity Rings?

Eternity rings are considered the perfect gifts for a husband to give to his wife on the occasion of a 60th anniversary. Even in ancient Egyptian times, this kind of present was considered a worthwhile investment. Modern men do not make their wives wait this long; they give these rings on the tenth, 15th or […]

5 Stunning Royal Jewelry Pieces—Wow!

No matter what country they hail from, when royals are involved, jewelry is always elaborate, exquisite, unique and expensive! Still, we know our readers love to see images and read stories about jewelry from around the world so here are five stunning royal jewelry pieces we know you’ll love. Marie Antoinette Necklace   They say […]

The Mystery Behind Black Pearls!

Whereas the typical strand of pearls features off-white AAA orbs of 10 mm freshwater perfection, there are some pieces of jewelry that incorporate black pearls rather than their white kissing cousins. Their luster and coloration gives these pearls a mysterious appearance, which turns plenty of ordinary jewels into showstoppers. When combined with blackened gold, diamonds […]