There is an unusual history attached to the establishment of the Tiffany Co. founded by Charles Lewis Tiffany in 1837. Based in New York City Tiffany started selling stationary goods progressing to the sale of Army swords and surgical equipment. The design of Japanese inspired cutlery was followed by the world famous Tiffany beautiful Tiffany Engagement Ring setting devised in 1886. The 6 prong setting for a solitaire diamond shows the stunning diamond off to its fullest while protecting the diamond from all sides. The diamond is raised up on a platform which allows the light to flow freely around the brilliant cut diamond making it sparkle from all sides beautifully. Charles Tiffany was called the king of Diamonds after requiring a small percentage of the French Crown Jewels.
The carat weight system of determining the overall value of a diamond was first adapted by a Tiffany gemologist, the system in widely used today to determine the overall value of precious gems. The standard of diamond manufacturing and the principal of the setting process in terms of platinum setting set the standard across America. The movie reakfast at Tiffany?is famous the world over starring the stunningly beautiful Audrey Hepburn. The famous actress wore Tiffany inspired jewelry pieces for the official photographs for the films publicity. Audrey Hepburn was a style icon with impeccable taste in clothes as well as jewelry often setting the trend for other women the world over to follow. Hollywood celebrity A- listers rank among the many wearers of Tiffany jewelry.
Pieces of Tiffany inspired silver and jewelry pieces are housed in the Museum of fine arts in Boston. There are Tiffany shops in every major city in the world today. Tiffany have since reinvented the 6 prong tiffany diamond set ring with the Lucida diamond which is similar to the Asscher or Cushion cut diamonds with over 50 facets, the diamond sparkles with lustre and brilliance because of the cleverness of the cut which allows the light to disperse through the diamond with ease. The Lucida diamond is presented in a 4 prong setting in platinum with clean lines that merge perfectly with the setting in a cathedral like setting. The tiffany Novo, Legacy, and Embrace are just some of the unique designed ring settings that are synonymous to the tiffany engagement collection.
It is possible to choose a setting for your custom made ring in a Round, Princess, Square, Cushion, Oval, Three Stone, Pave and Lucida in various metals of your choice. The name Tiffany is famous the world over for beautifully designed jewelry particularly diamond engagement rings. The famous movie starring Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell featured an infamous song by Monroe iamonds are a girls beat friend?featured a famous line referring to Tiffany diamonds. Diamonds are a girls best friend and none more so than a uniquely beautifully designed Tiffany engagement ring for that very special someone. The starting price for an average 1 Carat Beautiful Tiffany Engagement Ring commands around a $9,500 price tag. The internet is a great place to start in the search for the perfect diamond engagement ring.