Jewelry Stores Longwood FL

The uniqueness of a piece of jewelry can showcase your personality. See below for jewelry stores in Longwood, FL that give access to diamonds, engagement rings, bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and art jewelry, as well as advice and content on buying jewelry.

Goldsmith Jewelry Shoppe Inc
(407) 535-4056
1212 Lee Rd
Orlando, FL
Premiere Pawn & Fine Jewelry
(407) 293-6997
5510 W Colonial Dr
Orlando, FL
180 Degrees Corp
(407) 299-2111
2019 W South St
Orlando, FL
Aldo's Fine Jewelry
(407) 298-0890
4662 S Kirkman Rd
Orlando, FL
International Diamond Ctr
(407) 855-6113
1453 W Sand Lake Rd
Orlando, FL
Stewart Jewelry
(407) 425-1496
2212 Edgewater Dr
Orlando, FL
Van's Jewelry Inc
(407) 898-6226
1525 E Colonial Dr
Orlando, FL
Markesteyn Jewelry Manufacturing
(407) 894-6117
3211 Curry Ford Rd
Orlando, FL
Shane Co.
(407) 541-3500
4194 Conroy Road
Orlando, FL
Fix N More
(407) 852-2995
8001 S Orange Blossom Trl
Orlando, FL

Platinum: Old And New

Did you know meteorites contain platinum? The earliest recorded meteorite dates back 2 billion years. Since then platinum has been seen throughout history.

In the Louvre sits a casket in Egyptian Hierogliphics out of platinum which dates to about 700 BC. Some artifacts were discovered in Pre-columbian South America dating 100 BC. Not knowing what they had, the Spanish Conquistadors in the 16th Century named it “platina”-“little silver”.

In the mid 1700’s a Swedish scientist categorizes Platinum as a precious metal. King Louis XVI of France wore the jewelry made of the precious metal. Substantial deposits of platinum were discovered in the 1800’s in Russia and it was officially declared legal tender. Czars and other European kings adorned themselves with the precious metal.

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During the Victorian era many new jewelry designs were put forth by the houses of Tiffany and Cartier to accompany the new diamond finds. In the early 1900’s platinum deposits were discovered in Johannesburg, Africa.

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During WWII platinum was used for the armaments industry and the creation of platinum jewelry prohibited. That is why you will see much white gold coming into popular use at that time. In the late 1990’s platinum jewelry made a resurgence.

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At this Spring’s international jewelry fairs one sees platinum jewelry shifting toward more structured, engineered designs.

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Transform Your Headpiece into Keepsake Jewelry!

Winters & Rain designer Robert Herbert has created a collection of wedding accessories that can later be converted into heirloom jewelry. Each hand-made headpiece can be returned to Winters & Rain after the wedding to be restrung into a beautiful keepsake necklace or bracelet. I actually had my pearl bridal comb restrung into two bracelets, which I wear all the time! Every Winters & Rain piece is crafted using only the finest jewelry grade freshwater pearls, precious and semi-precious gemstones, and Swarovski crystals. Robert’s work is extraordinary and his pieces can be found in most high-end bridal boutiques. Prices range from $185 – $600, depending on the piece and materials used.

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