Tips on Caring for Jewelry

14 Karat Yellow Gold wide Ring with Topaz, Spinel, and Diamond. An S&K creation, available for purchase via our online store. Click here for details. Jewelry is one of our most intimate and cherished accessories. Understanding how to care for and protect your treasured jewelry can make a world of difference in maintaining its beauty

Estate Jewelry

Periods of Estate Jewelry Estate jewelry may come from any time period, however the most popular are Georgian, Early Victorian, Mid-Victorian, Late Victorian, Arts and Crafts Era, Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Retro, and Art Organique. Georgian Jewelry (1714–1837) – Georgian-era jewelry is fairly hard to come by as much of it has

Jewelry Timeline

Important Dates in Jewelry History 110,000 - 73,000 BC – Decorative sea shell beads found in the archeological digs in Morocco. They were probably used as amulets. Drilled shells have also been found in Israel, Algeria and South Africa. 38,000 BC – Beads made from bone and animal teeth found in France. 28,000 BC

Jewelry History

From Ancient Decorative Objects to Modern Jewelry Personal items of adornment followed our rise from the prehistoric beginnings in ancient Africa to the modern times when fashion changes put tremendous pressure to the artisan who create countless jewelry designs across entire world. Here you can find out more about fascinating history of jewelry.