A Guide to Buying Antique Paintings

A Guide to Buying Antique Paintings

Antique paintings are quite old by definition. After all, an antique is anything that is 100 years of age or older. What’s difficult, however, is finding a true antique painting that has stood the test of time. Whether it’s your first time buying an antique art piece or you’re simply looking for a new technique, […]

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Calling all Wine Lovers

In this edition of our product spotlights you will find great pieces for wine lovers, or the perfect gifts for the wine lovers in your life…and everything is on sale! French Wine Barrel Scale with Barrel This antique wine barrel scale was made in France in the late 1800’s. This unique and functional showpiece is […]

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Reasons to Buy a Vintage Engagement Ring

Reasons to Buy a Vintage Engagement Ring

There comes a time in a relationship when you know you’re with the person you want to love for the rest of your life—the person you want to come home to every day, share life experiences with, and possibly even raise your own family with. When the time comes, you may start thinking about proposing. […]

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4 C’s of Diamonds – Part 4 Cut

In this four part series we have looked at the Carat, Clarity, Color, and now the Cut, of diamonds.   When we are talking about the cut of diamonds, we are not talking about the shape, ie. marquise, heart, trillion, etc. We are actually referring to the proportions of the diamond. How the diamond is […]

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2.01 Carat Irradiated Blue Diamond Ring

4 C’s of Diamonds – Part 3 Color

In this four part series we will look at the Carat, Color, Clarity and Cut of diamonds. This third in the series will be all about Color.   Diamond Color  actually refers to the absence of color in the majority of diamonds on the market. GIA’s color grading scale is ranked D-Z with colorless being […]

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