What To Know Before Investing In Colored Diamonds

Diamonds have long been referred to as a girl's best friend, but they are not just a glittering accessory beloved by the fairer sex. The largest and rarest of these gems have a great deal of monetary value and some, like the famous Hope diamond and the Sancy diamond, are even feared to be cursed. What the Hope and Sancy diamonds have in common other than their amazing values and reported dark history are their unique color. [Read More]

Three Ways To Bring Rustic Elegance Into Your Home Interior

If you're like many homeowners, you want your home decor to reflect your lifestyle and personality as well as offer value, which is why you tend to stick with classics instead of following fleeting trends. If you've fallen in love with recent rustic decor, you're in luck -- it's well on its way to becoming a classic rather than just a passing trend, so go ahead and indulge to your heart's content because it won't look tired and dated anytime soon. [Read More]

Research The Value Of Your Antique Estate Jewelry

Antique estate jewelry is valuable because it is rare, made of precious metals and gemstones, and has sentimental value. The rarity and material values of your antique estate jewelry are stamped into it with hallmarks. If you have a piece of antique jewelry and wish to know if it is valuable, you must research the hallmarks stamped on the back, side, or edge of your piece. These hallmarks will indicate the following information:  [Read More]

Tips For Protecting Your Art Prints Against Damage

Having beautiful pieces of artwork around your home can provide immense aesthetic benefits to your house. However, individuals will frequently find themselves unable to afford original works of art. If this is the case you find yourself facing, you may be relieved to learn that high-quality prints can be almost indistinguishable from handcrafted works of art. To protect your prints against common damages, there are a few basic steps that you should be following. [Read More]