Due to the delicate nature of vintage, antique and filigree jewelry, it take special care to ensure it becomes a family heirloom. Here are a few suggestions to help keep your purchase shining for years to come!
We get a lot of questions regarding the difference between our Die Striking process and the industry standard of casting. Although we try to illustrate the difference through a simple explanation of our process, it really needs to be examined on a microscopic level to fully understand the advantages.
Filigree is: "a delicate kind of jewelry metalwork, usually of gold and silver, made with tiny beads or twisted threads, or both in combination, soldered together or to the surface of an object of the same metal and arranged in artistic motifs."
When you wear a Whitehouse Brothers ring, you’re not only wearing a quality piece of jewelry that’s hand-crafted in the USA, you’re wearing a timeless and future-friendly heirloom. Our jewelry is created to last for generations because of our quality checklist.
Mandy and Eric are much more than customers, they’re family -- literally. Mandy’s great-great-grandfather was Frederick William Kolde, one of Whitehouse Brothers’ designers in the early 1900s. She now wears one of her great-great-grandfather’s designs every day.
Since 1898, Whitehouse Brothers has proudly created all of our jewelry here in the United States. Everything we sell is hand-crafted by our employees – nothing is outsourced.
We use 100 percent recycled metal and responsibly sourced diamonds.
The Florin Leaf was designed by Frederick William Kolde circa 1913, in the Edwardian Era. The “Florin” name stems from the design’s resemblance to the scrolls found in Renaissance era architecture in Florence, Italy, and for the quatrefoil design.
Congratulations! You’ve found the woman you want to spend the rest of your life with. That was easy, right? Here comes the hard part – choosing the ring and asking her to marry you. We’re here to help you find the perfect ring for your girl.
While many women have traditional or modern tastes when it comes to their ideal engagement ring, some ladies would prefer a more vintage style. Not sure if your significant other would love a vintage ring? This flow chart can help you determine if a vintage ring is the right choice.