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If you’re in the market for an engagement ring or wedding band, chances are you’ve come across a number of wedding bands fully-encircled in diamonds—more commonly known as eternity bands. Eternity bands have been known as the diamond-studded symbol of never-ending love for decades, and it’s no wonder why! Read on to learn about five of the countless reasons many have… Read more »


Emeralds are the perfect gemstone for the month of May with their rich, vivid color and radiating beauty—reminiscent of spring. However there are more to emeralds than their seeming claim to fame as May’s birthstone. This gemstone has been a popular choice for pendants, engagement rings, bracelets and more for as long as we can remember! It’s… Read more »


Did you know that the world’s largest emerald weighs over 840 pounds? It’s true! The Bahia Emerald is a 180,000+ ct emerald, recently appraised for $400,000 million dollars. This king of all emeralds has had quite a bizarre journey over the 14 year since its discovery in 2001—passed between gem traders, prominent real estate investors and even Bernie Madoff! It has spent… Read more »


If you own several diamond-studded jewelry staples, it may be difficult to choose from your favorites each and every morning. Lucky for you—the layered look is all the rage this season! Here are a few pro tips for layering and stacking jewelry—straight from DC’s Oldest Jeweler: Mixing Metals & Textures: This spring do more than just mix metals, mix textures as… Read more »


With Mother’s Day just around the corner, what better way to show her how much you appreciate all that she’s done for you than by getting her a beautiful piece of jewelry? Check out our Mother’s Day Gift Guide for a few of our top picks that your mother is sure to cherish forever:   The… Read more »


Yellow diamond jewelry has become increasingly popular this season in particular, renowned for its rich, golden hue and praised for its vibrant look. Many have fallen in love with the elegant, sophisticated look of yellow diamonds, and let’s be honest—who could blame them? It should come as no surprise that yellow diamond pieces like this 5.04 Carat Radiant Cut Yellow… Read more »


Diamond earrings add stunning symmetry like no other to every outfit, making them the perfect gift for every occasion—after all, diamonds are a girl’s best friend! While diamond earrings are a beloved jewelry staple, there are so many types, sizes and varieties to choose from, and it can get a little overwhelming! But there’s no need to stress—the experts at DC’s… Read more »


The Diamond, April’s dazzling birthstone, is by far one of the best-known and arguably most sought after throughout history. Although diamonds have been considered the ultimate symbol of eternal love for centuries, it’s surprising how little the average person actually knows about them. Diamonds have played a number of roles throughout history. They have been… Read more »


It’s finally spring, and you know what that means—it’s time to start dusting off your spring and summer wardrobe because warmer weather is on its way! Jewelry is a great way to add a little sparkle to any outfit, and below you’ll find a few classic jewelry staples we believe every woman should have in her jewelry box… Read more »


Over the past year Art Deco jewelry has gotten a great deal of attention with the release of The Great Gatsby film, along with Tiffany & Co’s widely publicized role in the movie’s jewelry wardrobe. Many have declared that Art Deco jewelry is making a comeback… but did it really go anywhere? There’s no question that The Great Gatsby film’s debut has… Read more »


When looking at engagement rings, many couples make the all-too-common mistake of sacrificing cut, clarity or color for the presumed king of the 4C’s—carat. It is an all too common misconception that bigger is better in the world of diamonds. Though large diamonds have an undeniable wow factor, focusing solely on a diamond’s carat and ignoring the… Read more »