Demystifying the Old Mine Cut

Feb 23, 2015

The Old Mine Cut, also known as an Old Miner’s Cut, is considered a rarity in today’s jewelry fashions.  It’s justifiably coveted by diamond collectors and jewel connoisseurs for its history, elegance and romantic appeal.  The name “Old Mine Cut” refers to the date in which the diamond was cut, the mines that diamonds were… Read more »

9 Diamond Shapes You Need To Know

Dec 15, 2014

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 what a Marquise diamond is, or why Princess-cut diamonds are typically cheaper than Round-cut diamonds? Our diamond experts… Read more »