Browsing Tag: antique


If you are a lover of antique and vintage-inspired rings, than you must cotinue reading because I am super excited to share with you about Erstwhile founded by Alisa and her husband Jared. Erstwhile is a NYC showroom curating exquisite bridal and vintage jewelry. Renowned for antique and vintage engagement rings from the 1880s to the 1940s. In […]

Jewel Lover : Beth Bernstein

Beth Bernstein, her name might ring a bell to you. She is a jewelry expert with vast experience in various areas of the jewelry industry. She is a very skilled writer (she even has published books!) Besides being a designer of her own brands (Estate of Grace Fine Jewelry and Bethany B) she also is a writer/editor […]

Jewel Lover : Jen

Earlier this year, I came across this Instagram-account and saw Jennifer’s ring photos. I almost freaked out as these rings were most likely all from her personal collection. Envious? Hell yes! So of course, I had to ask her for the Jewel Lovers-series.

Fellows Auction

Are you such a jewel lover as I am? Then this post might interest you very, very much. Especially if you like antique and vintage jewelry. Fellows, based in the UK, has auctions every now and then. Worthy to check it out once in a while to discover you might want to add to your […]

Mourning Rings

What are mourning rings? Mourning rings were the most common form of early mourning jewelry. They were given to family members and close friends and were usually paid for through the estate of the deceased. These rings ranged from plain gold bands to rings set with diamonds, pearls, and miniature portraits on ivory. However, while […]

Q&A with Trumpet & Horn

Today I have a little Q&A for you with Kelly, Director of Marketing (but also social media manager and photographer!), of  Trumpet & Horn. The T&H company is owned by Jerry Heidenreich (Owner & Buyer), along with his twin brother Tommy (Director of Sales) and his wife, Kim, who also does sales. They also have two fantastic women […]

Year Date Ring

Like every antique or vintage ring, they each have their own story to tell. The past few days I have been looking for date rings.  These date (year) rings commemorate a particualar event such as an anniversary, birth, wedding but most of these are graduation/class rings. If you are interested in those rings, happy hunting to […]


  Gosh, I adore lockets. I always got fascinated by them because it’s a piece you not just wear but also can open. As if a secret message could be hidden in it. These are jewelry pieces with something within, waiting there for you to discover. That’s actually what I love about vintage jewels in general, […]