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How to identify real gold ? This is a question many people ask themselves, whether they’re looking to buy gold as an investment or simply to identify if the antique jewelry they own is real gold. Gold has been valued since antiquity for its beauty, rarity, and durability. It is […]

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Suzanne Belperron, a talented jeweler Suzanne Belperron is renowned for her revolutionary influence in the jewelry world. She is known for her distinctive and bold style, as well as for her prestigious collaborations. Her innovative creativity and artistic independence solidify her reputation in high jewelry. Who is Suzanne Belperron ? […]

In a constantly evolving world, there are many reasons that may prompt one to sell their antique gold jewelry. This could be due to family inheritance, a change in style, fashion, or taste, a new family or financial situation, or the inability to repair antique jewelry due to excessive costs. […]

The influence of antique jewelry in contemporary jewelry The ‘Locket Necklace’ by Marie Lichtenberg Jewelry is an object that is often passed down, usually from mother to daughter. It is an old necklace that her mother gave her when she was a teenager that inspired the piece created by Marie […]

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Some tips to identify the value of your antique jewelry The material No need to be an expert to determine the material of an antique or pre-owned piece of jewelry. If it has precious metal hallmarks, examine it, and you can deduce whether it is gold (18 karats gold /14 […]

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In the 1750s, the residents of Perpignan discovered garnet deposits near Estagel. For this reason, it is likely that the use of garnet increased in this region of France during that period. However, it is much more difficult to precisely date the earliest appearances of Perpignan garnet in Catalan jewelry. […]

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Pearls have been treasured for their timeless beauty and symbolism for centuries. Two types of real pearls dominate the antique jewelry and jewelry markets: fine/natural pearls and cultured pearls. Although they share a superficial resemblance, there are significant differences between them. In this article, we will examine the key characteristics […]

Are you on a weekend getaway or vacation in Paris and want to see the most beautiful antique jewelry in Paris museums? Follow the guide! The Louvre Museum The Louvre Museum is the most iconic museum in Paris. It has been intricately linked to the history of France for eight […]

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When you want to purchase antique jewellery from a specialized website, gallery, or jewellery store, you may have questions like, “How can I be sure it’s really gold?” or “How can I verify if it’s a real diamond?” This article will explain how we appraise jewelry at Maison Mohs and, […]

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You come to visit our charming French capital and wish to to know where to buy antique jewelry in Paris ? You live in Paris and you wish to buy an antique jewel for a gift? Don’t panic, we have some addresses to advise you. At Maison Mohs If you […]