Do you want a modern engagement or wedding ring? One key to identifying what makes a ring style modern or not, is knowing the hallmarks of modern ring taste. To help you identify these, here are five things to look for.
1. Surprises. Unexpected decorative features catch the eye and break the old rules. This could be anything from asymmetry to a surprising rotation in the positioning of the gem. Surprises indicate that the design isn't hampered by the past and traditions.
Coin dealers know their metals, dates, and history, and watching them evaluate a pile of coins that a customer wants to sell for cash can be really interesting. It helps to prepare the coins ahead of time if you want to sell some because that gives the coin dealer more time to concentrate on the coins instead of preparing them themselves. Preparation isn't extensive, and unless you have a lot of coins, it won't take you long to do this.