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100 hours in Antwerp: What it’s like to go on the best business trip ever

Posted by Leslie on Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 at 2:12 pm

Later this week, I’ll fly from DC to Antwerp, Belgium for the 10th time in 10 years. After this many trips, I know Antwerp like the back of my ring finger. This shiny city has been the focus...

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Antwerp Update #3

Posted by Leslie on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 at 8:35 am

The latest from Antwerp: Just finished up diamond shopping. Got some ideal cut round brilliants, a gorgeous cognac brown and an ideal cut cushion brilliant. Then bought chocolate and cookies. Of...

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Update from Antwerp #2

Posted by Leslie on Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:33 pm

I spent today getting acclimated to seeing and sorting through thousands of diamonds. It is a bit over stimulating and exciting at first.Visited a dealer that only brokers diamond rough. I saw diam...

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Update from Antwerp #1

Posted by Leslie on Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:25 am

The flight was very turbulent..so much that I received an email from United after landing. They explained their safety procedures and well trained crew. That's a first.Settled into Antwerp with a...

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Magnificient Morganite

Posted by Leslie on Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 at 11:41 am

Morganite is also referred to as Pink Beryl or Pink Emerald. It is from the same family of colored stones as emeralds and aquamarines and is much rarer and less well known than emeralds and aquama...

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Spring 2011 Open House

Posted by Leslie on Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 1:37 pm

Please Mother’s Day, Graduations, Wedding Anniversaries or Just Because… Annual Spring Open HouseFeaturing:A Trunk Show of Gold and Sterling Silver Stackable RingsThursday, April 28th 5 p...

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Diamond Buying in Antwerp

Posted by Susan on Wednesday, September 1st, 2010 at 8:00 am

Once a year, Leslie travels to Antwerp to purchase diamonds on behalf of many of our clients. Antwerp, as you may know, is where the world's finest diamonds are found.Approximately 70% of all diam...

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Bethesda Magazine's Best of Bethesda 2010

Posted by Leslie on Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 9:50 am

Leslie E. Sandler was included in the "Best Place to Buy an Engagement Ring" as one of the Top Vote-Getters.

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We Buy Your Old Jewelry

Posted by Susan on Saturday, July 10th, 2010 at 3:45 pm

Do you have gold, platinum, and/or silver jewelry that you are no longer wearing? Bring it to us and we will will buy it from you for cash or credit (30% more) towards a future in-stock purchase.

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Repairs and Appraisals

Posted by Leslie on Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 at 5:16 pm

RepairsOur experienced and skilled goldsmiths repair everything from a simple broken clasp to the restoration of an heirloom of great monetary and/or sentimental value that may be broken into sever...

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What We Can Do For You

Posted by Susan on Friday, April 2nd, 2010 at 11:12 am

SelectionWe have a large selection of jewelry in 18k and 14k gold, as well as sterling and platinum, in a wide range of styles and price points. We carry fashion forward collections from designers...

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Service with a Personal Touch

Posted by Susan on Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 3:45 pm

A woman always remembers when she received a piece of jewelry. As she collects jewelry during her life, each piece tells a story and triggers a fond memory. We want to help you make the most of t...

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About Leslie E. Sandler

Posted by Leslie on Saturday, July 4th, 2009 at 8:30 am

Leslie collected antique jewelry as a hobby for many years. She originally started working with antique and estate jewelry, and then moved into custom design and redesign. Today, she owns her own ...

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