Category Archives: Antique and Vintage Jewelry

Antique Engagement Rings

Written on October 4, 2016 at 6:37 pm, by

Engagement rings have been a tradition in many parts of the world since Austria’s Archduke Maximillian gave Mary of Burgundy a diamond ring in 1477. The wealthy classes thought that it was a great idea and soon men all over Europe were presenting their betrothed with diamond rings when they became engaged. However, due to…

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Categories: Antique and Vintage Jewelry, History of Jewelry and Fashion

Antique Pocket Watches

Written on June 29, 2012 at 7:19 pm, by

Pocket watches are coming back in vogue as society once again realizes that the finer things in life aren’t necessarily the most expensive. Initially referred to as pocket clocks, these stylish watches have a long and interesting history predating wristwatches by at least four centuries. Whether you are looking for antique pocket watches, or a…

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Categories: Antique and Vintage Jewelry, Gift Ideas