The Amazing Journey of the World’s Largest Emerald

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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 »

Your Comprehensive Guide to Diamond Jewelry: Diamond Jewelers in DC Answering Your Top Questions

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Your trusted DC diamond jeweler At Charles Schwartz & Son Jewelers, we understand that purchasing diamond jewelry can be an exciting yet overwhelming experience. With over 100 years of experience in the industry, we have accumulated a great wealth of knowledge about diamonds, and diamond jewelry. We are one among the best diamond jewelers in… Read more »

Antique Jewelry in Washington DC: A Timeless Legacy at Charles Schwartz & Son

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Premier antique jewelry store Washington, DC In the heart of Washington, DC stands Charles Schwartz & Son Jewelers, a timeless establishment of elegance and refinement since 1888. Among the streets of the nation’s capital, this renowned establishment is more than just a jewelry store; it’s home to a wide collection of antique jewelry. With a legacy… Read more »

Timeless Beauty: DC Vintage Jewelry

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Here at Charles Schwartz & Son Jewelers, we offer a distinctive collection of vintage jewelry, curated with over a century of expertise as one of the oldest jewelry stores in Washington, DC. Our commitment to excellence ensures that each piece in our collection is professionally handpicked, waiting to become a staple in your jewelry collection…. Read more »

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Timeless Elegance: Shop Charles Schwartz’s Vintage and Designer Jewelry Collection

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Mother’s Day is a special occasion to show appreciation to the most important women in our lives. What better way to honor your mom than with a beautiful piece of jewelry? At Charles Schwartz, we have a stunning collection of vintage and designer jewelry that will make your mom feel extra special. Whether she loves… Read more »

1.10 Carat Round Brilliant Diamond and Sapphire Platinum Engagement Ring

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A beautiful Art Deco style Diamond engagement ring! The center Diamond is 1.10 carats, set with one emerald cut Sapphire on each side, and surrounded by a single row of round brilliant Diamonds. The center Diamond is graded as H color, SI2 clarity. The Diamond is not graded by GIA, as removing the Diamond would ruin the mounting. It is graded, mounted by a Graduate Gemologist. The ring is currently a size 7.25, and can be adjusted as needed.