Royal Engagement Rings: From Meghan Markle to Queen Elizabeth
Get the stories behind the British monarchy's most iconic rings, and then shop for pieces that are fit for a queen (or a duchess).
Be Entranced by Intricate Georgian-Era Jewelry
From diamonds to glass, gold to iron, get to know the stories behind the materials and techniques that defined the jewelry of this era.
How Villa Necchi Campiglio Plays Muse to All Sorts of Designers
Creatives have channeled the mystique of this Milanese mansion into a variety of media.
Why Cartier and Boucheron Jewelry Ruled the Edwardian Era
Get to know the looks that defined this period of glamour and frivolity.
What to Wear to Coachella
The California music festival has become as much about the fashion as the performances, so we asked some 1stdibs dealers to share their favorite concert-friendly clothing, jewelry and accessories.
Are Men’s Engagement Rings the New Proposal Trend?
Engagement bling isn't just for brides-to-be anymore.
Our Guide to 15 Gemstone Cuts You Should Know
Can you spot the difference between an Asscher-cut diamond and an emerald-cut diamond? Here's how.
Victorian Jewelry: Unpacking the History
The reign of Queen Victoria encapsulates a quickly evolving period of history — and jewelry styles were no exception.
How to Buy a Vintage or Antique Engagement Ring
Will your beloved be enchanted by an Edwardian ring or a trendy Art Deco piece? We clue you into period styles and tips for finding the perfect ring.