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Posted at 12:01 PM, on Jan 16, '19
What is the difference between estate, antique & vintage jewelry? Some of the most common questions asked about jewelry revolve around those terms. What do they mean? What is their definition? There can be a great deal of confusion and no wonder, as in many cases, even jewelers apply the terms for different things. But there are generally accepted definitions to use as benchmarks and it's all about dating a piece of jewelry, according to when it was made. Just remember the 25 / 100 rule.
Posted at 12:10 PM, on Oct 12, '18
The Three Graces in collaboraiton with Dallas Prince is pleased to present a selection of one-of-a-kind rings. Read more by clicking on the title...
Posted at 07:03 AM, on Mar 27, '18
In the early 1900s the famous Newark jewelry design firm, Sloan & Co., created a series of twelve pendants or lockets with each sign of the Zodiac. From Aquarius to Capricorn each is a work of art unto itself. The Three Graces has been fortunate to obtain a small collection. Learn more about these vintage pieces by clicking the title above.
Posted at 01:02 PM, on Feb 23, '18
Adored or shunned, these enigmatic jewels never fail to elicit an emotional response. The Georgian period was a time where objects of beauty were admired not only for their esthetic appeal, but were enhanced by deeper meaning, sentiment and symbolism. In particular, Lover's Eyes first became popular as a symbol of a person’s secret loved one or admirer. Click Title for More....
Posted at 10:10 AM, on Oct 16, '17
Most of us know that plainum, gold and gemstones are mined and come from the ground. Its also a fact that most are formed long ago in the earth's crust. But an amazing collision of two neutron stars highlights the true origins of precious metals.
Read this fascinating story in "New York Times" on this recent discovery then look down at the ring on your finger, or the pendant on your neck and marvel.
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Image © The New York Times
Posted at 09:10 AM, on Oct 16, '17
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Posted at 11:09 AM, on Sep 18, '17
Our up close and personal interview with the knowledgable blogger and influences Becky Stone of Diamonds in the Library. Part I
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Posted at 02:09 PM, on Sep 01, '17
Hurrican Harvey Relief Update
Rockport, Texas the site of landfall of the terrible Hurricane Harvey struggles to recover. But it won't go hungry. Click title for more...
Posted at 08:08 AM, on Aug 01, '17
A Personal Note from The Owner
It doesn’t seem that long ago that I was shipping from a carpeted floor and working from a tiny laptop (I still feel this is the reason I need glasses as it couldn’t have to do with age). Click Title for More...