Cleaning and Care Tips for Antique Jewellery

Antique jewellery pieces need to be handled with delicacy. Nothing embodies pure beauty than perfectly preserved antique engagement rings. But, how many rings, aside from facilities that preserve them, do you see nowadays that are in pristine condition? Over time,...

The Four Cs of Engagement Rings

Written by Cynthia Findlay Antiques. Understanding how diamonds are evaluated is critical to getting the best value on engagement rings. It doesn’t matter if you are getting a custom piece of jewellery made or if you are planning on purchasing...

Shopping for Art Deco Jewellery

Written by Cynthia Findlay Antiques. The Roaring Twenties was one of the most exciting times for jewellery. Women loved accessorizing their flapper outfits with the most stylish and eye-catching jewellery possible — and this meant Art Deco jewellery. These architecturally-inspired...

Cubic Zirconia Vs. Real Diamonds

You might be surprised how similar cubic zirconia looks to real diamonds.  CZ platinum jewelry is often mistaken for the real thing.  Due to the similarity in appearance, cubic zirconia is the main competition against real diamonds, as far as...

Jewellery-Inspired Wedding Theme Ideas

Written by Cynthia Findlay Antiques Searching for a wedding theme? Planning a wedding is not easy, especially when it comes to selecting a theme. So many themes have been done before and there’s a lot of pressure to do something...