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Jewelry Definitions

When selecting the vintage engagement ring and wedding bands for yourself and your fiancée, it is important to know a little something about jewelry terminology. Settings Bezel Setting The diamond sits on a plate of platinum or gold and is surrounded by a wall of metal that is perpendicular to the plate. Prong Setting Prong setting is different from bezel setting in that equal parts of the bezel are removed...

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Stone Setting Styles

There are many ways to set a stone including bezel setting, prong setting, bead setting, channel setting and invisible setting to name a few. Each style of setting offers a different visual appearance and manner of setting. It is important first to decide how to protect the diamond and whether the diamond is a main stone or a side stone. Bezel Setting A simple setting that can highlight the diamond...

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The History of Jean Schlumberger

Jean Schlumberger, born into a family textile manufacturing family on January 24, 1907, loved the art of drawing. Dissuaded from this love of drawing, his family sent him to Berlin in 1930 to pursue a career in banking. The next year, defiant Schlumberger moved to Paris to “develop his artistic creativity”. Schlumberger enlisted in the French army during World War II, in England's army under General Charles de Gaulle and in...

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History of David Yurman

David Yurman, as a jewelry designer, is known throughout the United States as a jewelry craftsman and jewelry designer. He owns 18 boutiques which include New York, Rodeo Drive and Beverly Hills. Today, David Yurman jewelry is worn by many celebrities including Bradd Pitt, Charlize Theron and Renee Zellweger. His classic signature sterling silver cable bracelets are considered a staple for women. He currently enjoys a world-wide reputation. Yurman was...

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