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Tuesday, 06 July 2021 / Published in Harriet's Blog
Have you ever heard yourself say, “I’ll know it when I see it”? when contemplating an important purchase. Have you ever flipped through countless pages of an online catalogue in search of something? Or have you been frustrated, trying to describe your needs to someone on the phone when they just didn’t get it? One
Monday, 05 July 2021 / Published in Harriet's Blog
Simple Tips for Proposing to Your Girlfriend Engagement Set Model 13589 by DaCarli.comEngagement Set Model 13589 by DaCarli.com For as many different kinds of people in the world there are just as many ways to propose marriage. But this seems to be a very difficult task for some, fraught with cold sweats and nail biting,
Sunday, 04 July 2021 / Published in Harriet's Blog
Nothing says “forever after” as well as enduring past styles: clothing, architecture or jewelry. When shopping for a diamond engagement ring for our beloved, one of the most popular styles is the antique or vintage diamond engagement ring. People are drawn to different styles reflecting different times. Considering only the last 200 years, beginning with
Saturday, 03 July 2021 / Published in Harriet's Blog
Here are some entertaining fun facts about antique diamond engagement rings which will make you seem like an expert when talking about vintage engagement rings with your friends! 1. Antique old-mine cut diamonds are known for individuality. Each one was cut by hand and the rough diamond’s original shape was taking into consideration when determining
Friday, 02 July 2021 / Published in Harriet's Blog
The crowded, silent, theater was dark except for the light from the screen. They sat, side by side, holding hands. One was totally into the movie, and the other was totally into the young woman whose hand he was holding. Suddenly and without warning, he slipped a small, square box into the palm of her
Thursday, 01 July 2021 / Published in Harriet's Blog
Engagement jewelry in the early 19th century in England was entirely hand made. Diamonds were either rose-cut, with a pointed top, or mine-cut, with a flat top. There was a lack of precision, but also each piece was completely unique. Not many of these antique engagement rings still exist today. Their rarity means that they
Wednesday, 30 June 2021 / Published in Harriet's Blog
It might be expected that, after the sedate Victorian era, there was a moderate reaction. This moderate reaction actually came in the Edwardian period, which lasted from 1901 to 1910, the short reign of Kind Edward VIII. Following is a delicate Double Peacock necklace from around 1900 made in gold with enamel feathers accented by
Monday, 28 June 2021 / Published in Harriet's Blog
You know you want an antique engagement ring but you aren’t sure about what it’s supposed to look like. Learning is definitely part of the process. Here are three easy-to-understand traits to help identify antique engagement settings. Antique Filigree Engagement Ring First: Look for milgrain details. These are handmade raised rounded bumps around the shank
Sunday, 27 June 2021 / Published in Harriet's Blog
In the after-dinner warmth of the hot and sour soup, Mary and Hannah continued their discussion of vintage diamond engagement rings. “I always wanted an antique ring setting,” continued Hannah, “but I guess I didn’t consider the donor!” “What did your fortune cookie say,” Mary asked? “Perhaps it said that a vintage diamond engagement ring
Saturday, 26 June 2021 / Published in Harriet's Blog
“Love is lovelier The second time around Just as wonderful With both feet on the ground” Frank Sinatra While in the media images of young love abound, far away from the blogosphere there are many instances of aging boomers finding love and happiness later in life. And for many, the ideal engagement setting is an
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