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How to Clean Vintage Gold Jewelry

How to Clean Vintage Gold Jewelry

When it comes to passing on heirloom jewelry, regular maintenance is required to keep your precious pieces shining. Consistent cleaning will not only make your treasures sparkle, but it will help to maintain the integrity of your jewelry so that it can be worn and enjoyed for generations.

What Sells at Estate Sales

What Sells at Estate Sales

Throughout the years, you’ve probably collected jewelry from family members that have passed down their treasured possessions. Odds are, there are quite a few pieces in the back of your jewelry box that you hardly ever wear.

Everything You Need to Know When Selling Silver

Everything You Need to Know When Selling Silver

Are you ready to part ways with your silver jewelry or valuables? It can be hard to know where to start, but understanding some basics can help ensure you get the best deal.

January’s Birthstone Glamorous Garnet

January’s Birthstone Glamorous Garnet

Do you need a gift that conveys eternal friendship? Or maybe you want to signify everlasting romance? Or perhaps you want a dazzling new addition to your jewelry box? Well, look no further than January’s glittering birthstone, the garnet.

National Rarities' November Employee Spotlight

National Rarities' November Employee Spotlight

For this month’s spotlight, we want to introduce you to Christopher Davis.

Art and Crafts Era Jewelry

Art and Crafts Era Jewelry

In a distinctive departure from the industrial revolution in Europe, the guild revival movement, known as Arts & Crafts, breathed new life into the business ...

National Rarities' February Employee Spotlight

National Rarities' February Employee Spotlight

For this month’s spotlight, we want to introduce you to Chandler Harden, our Estate Specialist! Read on to learn a little bit about Chandler.   ...

How to Clean your Antiques

How to Clean your Antiques

  Cleaning something as important as your antique jewelry can be a daunting task! The best products to use? How frequently? What not to do? ...

What Makes a Watch Valuable?

What Makes a Watch Valuable?

Time-telling has been a basic human need for as long as civilization has existed. The ability to schedule our time by coordinating with others when ...

English Idioms

English Idioms

Have you ever wondered where a phrase comes from or why we still use these turn of phrases. There are countless to pick from, but ...

Exploring the Art Deco period 1910-1935

Exploring the Art Deco period 1910-1935

Some of our favorite pieces can be traced back to the Art Deco period. During this time, designs were abstract and geometric shapes were popular. ...

National Rarities' September Employee Spotlight

National Rarities' September Employee Spotlight

For this month’s spotlight, we want to introduce you to Kathryn Lange! Read on to learn a little bit of Kathryn’s History Read on to ...