1. The History of Watches – Part 2

    Welcome back to the H. Moradi Jewelers blog! In our last blog post, we discussed the inception of the watch. As expert jewelry buyers, we appreciate the evolution of the time-pieces that brought us iconic brands such as Rolex, Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, Vacheron Constantin, and others. Time-keeping devices have been around for thousands of years taking such forms as a water clock. However, t…Read More

  2. The History of Watches

    Time. It is both a bane of our existence and part of the advantages of modern society — the precision by which we can tell time allows us to have much of the modern technology we enjoy today. Having the means to tell time thanks to a device truly has transformed our society. Today, on the H. Moradi Jewelers blog, we are going to briefly dive into the world of watches and how they have evolved th…Read More

  3. Christmas is Coming!

    Happy holidays! We hope that you are enjoying all the holiday season has to offer us in La Jolla. What kind of holiday shopper are you? Do you plan months in advance and have to find long-term hiding places for all your loved one’s gifts? Or are you the type that is caught running around frantic to find something the day before? Regardless, H. Moradi Jewelers offers beautiful jewelry that you wo…Read More

  4. What is Costume Jewelry?

    Welcome back to the H. Moradi Jewelers’ blog! Our blog is the place to learn about all things jewelry — both practical and interesting. In our last blog post, we discussed some of the steps to take to determine the worth of your jewelry. In another previous post, we talked about Victorian jewelry and propensity of designers to include symbolism in their pieces. Today, we are going to dive back…Read More

  5. 3 Steps to Tell How Much Your Jewelry Is Worth

    If it is your first time diving into the world of jewelry, you find that there is a lot to know about jewelry and you would be right. However, there are certain basics that will put you miles ahead of those who are uneducated. In our last blog, we discussed the difference between estate jewelry, vintage jewelry, and antique jewelry. To get a full understanding of these terms, read our last post, b…Read More

  6. What is Estate Jewelry?

    Welcome back to the H. Moradi Jewelers blog! Our blog is the place to learn about all things jewelry-related. In our last blog, we gave a brief history of Victorian jewelry. The Victorians loved to include as much symbolism in their jewelry as they could. A message would be “hidden” in a piece of jewelry based on not only the shape, but also the stones included. Read our last post if you misse…Read More

  7. Victorian Jewelry & Symbolism

    Welcome back to the H. Moradi blog! In our last blog post, we took a break from giving advice from our jewelry buyers and shared a few examples of how jewelry has held power. We briefly explored history, culture, and literature. Today, we are going to take a look at history once again and look at Victorian jewelry and its place of high regard that it held in the culture of the time. What’s the B…Read More

  8. The Power of Jewelry

    Welcome back to the H. Moradi blog! Jewelry, and how we adorn ourselves has power. A diamond necklace might not have actual superpowers, but it can possess a type of power. It can transform an outfit, it’s beauty can silence a room, or empower the wearer to walk more confidently. Today, on the H. Moradi Jewelers blog we are going to take a break from our jewelry buyers providing tips for buying …Read More

  9. How Do I Sell Estate Jewelry? – You’re Ready to Sell

    Hello and welcome back to the H. Moradi blog! In our last blog post, we began talking about what to do when you’re ready to sell your estate jewelry. It can be overwhelming when you are responsible to not only divide up your passed-away loved one’s jewelry, but to make sure that everyone is happy with what they got. Instead of dividing up grandma’s or grandpa’s jewelry, why not sell it ? M…Read More

  10. How Do I Sell Estate Jewelry? – Before You Sell

    If an older, wealthy loved one has just passed away, along with feeling their loss you may be tasked with dividing up their assets and finding a home for things like grandma’s massive collection of spoons and her extensive collection of vintage, high-end jewelry. These times after a loved one has died can sometimes make or break a family because of the possessions left behind. Though we understa…Read More