21C Designs Guide To Jewelry Appraisals
What is a jewelry appraisal? It’s a document prepared by a jewelry professional that states an item’s authenticity, quality, design, and value. The appraisals we provide note the metal type, gemstone specifications, hallmarks, and time period. How do you know if you have something of significant value? Clues that you might be sitting on a…Read more
What’s Your Jewelry Worth? Let’s Find Out!
Pssst… Are you sitting on a goldmine? Chances are, you have some pieces that hold significant monetary value. Especially if they’re made of gold or platinum or are signed by a major jewelry designer or brand. There’s only one way to know for sure—bring your jewelry to our studio so we can have a look.…Read more
Thinking About a Custom Designed Engagement Ring? It Couldn’t Be Easier!
We’re always thrilled when clients come to us for a custom designed engagement ring—not only do we enjoy it as a creative exercise, we also just love getting to know our couples and being part of this exciting moment in their lives. What does working with us on a custom designed engagement ring involve? Well,…Read more
Editing Your Jewelry Box: What To Scrap, Sell, and Redesign
We are firm believers that you should edit the contents of your jewelry box on a seasonal basis. Most of us already assess our closets with the same frequency, which can be incredibly liberating—and pave the way for acquiring new items that feel more current, age appropriate, or better suited to your lifestyle. That’s the…Read more
What’s involved in redesigning jewelry? After several years of specializing in the redesign process, we find many of our clients don’t know what to expect when they meet with us to discuss redesigning their precious jewels. Let’s start by saying each piece is unique. Each piece requires a custom design. Regardless of the piece, we…Read more