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Seriously, we’re not exaggerating!  Did you know that the largest diamond known to man isn’t found on Earth, but is actually a star? On February 14, 2004 in a galaxy far far away (50 light years away to be exact), scientists discovered BPM 37093—a white dwarf star in the Centaurs constellation. Though BPM 37093 is… Read more »


Planning to ask the love of your life for their hand in marriage this holiday season? Oh, the proposal possibilities are endless!  Here at Charles Schwartz, we are in love with being in love, and what better time of year to profess yours than during the holidays? Here are a few of our all-time favorite… Read more »


When comparing diamonds, one of the first things you’ll hear is the 4C’s of diamonds—Cut, Color, Clarity, and Carat. Out of the 4C’s, a diamond’s carat weight is the most common to consider when comparing one diamonds to another. What is a carat—is it the same as a karat? Some believe that “carat” and “karat”… Read more »


Inspired by the crashing waves and serene calm of the ocean, the Atlantico Collection by Hearts On Fire features unique, timeless pieces with stunning diamonds encircled by “waves” of white, rose and yellow gold!


Did you know that Chas Schwartz & Son is the oldest established jeweler in Washington, D.C. The store has been serving Washington-area customers since 1888! That’s more than 120 years of providing gift-givers, couples getting married, people celebrating anniversaries and women who want to treat themselves to designer jewelry, estate treasures and custom creations. Chas… Read more »


As the oldest established jeweler in our nation’s capital, Charles Schwartz & Son has over 125 years of experience as Washington DC’s source for the finest designer jewelry, estate jewelry and custom creations. Have you ever wondered where diamonds come from, or what the 4 C’s really mean? Our diamond experts here at Charles Schwartz have… Read more »