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How to Pick Your Engagement Ring Metal

Friday, April 9, 2021 | Jewelry

Choosing an Engagement Ring Metal

Choosing the metal that will last a lifetime for your engagement and wedding ring is not just about picking yellow or white anymore. There is a whole range of possibilities; and questions regarding favorite styles and durability should be addressed before saying “I Do” to a metal preference.

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Why it’s Important to Have Your Jewelry Inspected

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 | Jewelry

Importance of Jewelry Inspections

It’s easy to overlook, but just like so many other things in life, your jewelry needs a little TLC to stay in perfect condition. Your pieces need regular maintenance and check ups to stay in tip-top shape.

Life is busy and it’s easy to put your routine jewelry inspections on the backburner, but there could be hundreds or thousands (think dollars!) of reasons to not let this simple task slip by the wayside.

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How the Diamond Engagement Ring Came to Be

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 | Jewelry

History of diamond engagement ring and How the Diamond Engagement Ring Came to Be

As more couples are choosing a unique, custom, or even colored gemstone engagement ring, you might wonder how diamonds originally became synonymous with dropping to one knee. Even more interesting is that today’s symbol of love and a lifetime of happiness together started out as nothing more than a mark of ownership in ancient times.

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2021 Spring Trend: Beaded Necklaces

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 | Jewelry

Beaded Necklaces

The best way to distract yourself during a long, cold winter is with visions of a warm and sunny spring. There is no better way to daydream the snow away than by picturing tropical vacations along with all the fun fashion and accessories that will accompany you on a trip – whether it’s real or just in your fantasies for now.

What is even better is that 2021 has the perfect spring trend to get you in this mindset – colorful, beaded necklaces. Think DIY camp necklaces you used to make but with a chic twist!

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2021 Engagement Ring Trends to Watch

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 | Jewelry Trends

2021 Sylvie engagement ring trends to watch

2020 was a whirlwind of emotions, challenges and more, but for brides all over the world, it was just the beginning of a great adventure. And rest assured, the global pandemic did not stop couples from committing the ultimate act of love. In fact, some say it brought people even closer together. With luck, this year will bring the same joy to those who found their one and only amongst the turmoil.

We asked our friends at Sylvie Collection about the top engagement ring trends. Their experts shared four beautiful styles to look out for in 2021. Tell us which one is your favorite!

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New Twists on a Classic: Pearls in 2021

Monday, February 8, 2021 | Jewelry

Pearl Trends in 2021

We’re all ready for some fun fashion trends this year to help shake off the dust from 2020. Last year’s endless zoom calls were made only a bit more engaging due to above-the-neck accessories.

In 2021, we are going to see pearls continue their stay in the limelight. Plus, there will be a few new ways to style this classic look. No matter what shimmery styles you choose this year, you’ll look great in the boardroom or logging in from the living room.

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How to Wear Pantone’s Colors of the Year 2021

Monday, February 8, 2021 | Jewelry

Jewelry and Pantone’s Colors of the Year 2021

Jewelry is one of the few things that can follow the trends and still be timeless enough to pass down through generations. This year, you can stay on trend in the jewelry world by wearing Pantone’s colors of the year 2021 – Ultimate Gray and Illuminating (yellow).

This color pairing is interesting, yet fitting, for coming out of 2020. People have been feeling a bit of gray in the world, but are hopeful for a bright and sunny future. According to Pantone, this union is “practical and rock solid but at the same time warming and optimistic. This is a color combination that gives us resilience and hope. We need to feel encouraged and uplifted; this is essential to the human spirit.”

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Emerald-Cut Diamonds and Their New Popularity

Friday, February 5, 2021 | Jewelry

A New Diamond Trend: Emerald Cut

Like so many trends that celebrities start, the public is following along as emerald-cut diamond engagement rings enjoy a surge in popularity. The past five years have been all about the ovals, but now the brilliant emerald cut is shining at center stage.

Just like other trends that come and go, this art deco stone is making a huge comeback. They offer a unique look with subtle sophistication and account for only 3% of all the diamonds in the world.

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To Solder or Not to Solder

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 | Jewelry

wedding rings: do I solder my rings together or not?

Your wedding day has come and gone and there is just one decision left to make: Do I solder my rings together or not? Fusing your engagement ring and wedding band together has its pros and cons.

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Get Engaged Over the Holidays? Now What?

Monday, January 4, 2021 | Jewelry

engaged at dinner

Did your holiday come with a gift in a very small box? If your answer is a resounding “YES!” then you might be feeling a bit overwhelmed with what to do first. Don’t worry. Take a deep breath and use our guide to the first steps in your new life as an engaged couple.

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