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The Tradition of Hands Clasped in Matrimony: Fede and Claddagh Rings The Tradition of Hands Clasped in Matrimony: Fede and Claddagh Rings

The Tradition of Hands Clasped in Matrimony: Fede and Claddagh Rings

Have you ever wondered what the first wedding ring looked like and the history behind it? Do ring designs with history and significance entice you? ...

What Is A Vintage Chatelaine? What Is A Vintage Chatelaine?

What Is A Vintage Chatelaine?

Have you ever heard of a chatelaine? During this day in age, odds are you probably haven’t, but surprisingly, we see vintage chatelaines more often ...

National Rarities' December Employee Spotlight National Rarities' December Employee Spotlight

National Rarities' December Employee Spotlight

The holidays are finally here! While we all love to embrace the magic that this season brings, we also know that this year might be ...

The Daguerreotype - “The Collectible Firsts of Photography”  The Daguerreotype - “The Collectible Firsts of Photography”

The Daguerreotype - “The Collectible Firsts of Photography”

Contributed By: Derrick Leu   Have you ever wondered how the photography process first started? The Daguerrotype was the first publicly available photographic process and ...

Ring In The Holidays With Vintage Rings Ring In The Holidays With Vintage Rings

Ring In The Holidays With Vintage Rings

It’s hard to believe that yet another holiday season is here! And, after a year like 2020, we could all use some holiday cheer. This ...

National Rarities’ November Employee Spotlight National Rarities’ November Employee Spotlight

National Rarities’ November Employee Spotlight

November is the time to appreciate the people in our lives and celebrate the magic that the holidays bring. While this year may look a ...

October Vintage Jewelry Styles from National Rarities October Vintage Jewelry Styles from National Rarities

October Vintage Jewelry Styles from National Rarities

October is more than crisp apple cider, spooky costumes, and pumpkin spiced lattes. This new month marks the time to embrace the past while also ...

11 Facts About Old Pawn Jewelry 11 Facts About Old Pawn Jewelry

11 Facts About Old Pawn Jewelry

Contributed By: Dillon Marshall Old pawn jewelry has an incredible story to tell. While you might think you know what old pawn jewelry consists of, ...

National Rarities’ October Employee Spotlight National Rarities’ October Employee Spotlight

National Rarities’ October Employee Spotlight

We can’t believe it is already the fall season!  This past year has been a challenge, but we can successfully say that we have made ...

Our Favorite Fall Gemstone Jewelry Items Our Favorite Fall Gemstone Jewelry Items

Our Favorite Fall Gemstone Jewelry Items

Trade-in your bathing suits for sweaters, because fall is officially around the corner! While we always enjoy the relaxing time that summer brings, we also ...

What Are Cameos? What Are Cameos?

What Are Cameos?

Cameos, or carved profile portraits, have been used as decorative accessories since Ancient Rome. However, they made a huge comeback during the Victorian period, and ...

National Rarities’ September Employee Spotlight National Rarities’ September Employee Spotlight

National Rarities’ September Employee Spotlight

As the tranquil hours of summer transition into crisp fall days, we are reminded that this new season is the time for family, friends, and ...

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