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Do’s and Don’ts When Buying Jewelry for a Friend

Monday, June 29, 2020 | Jewelry

Buying Jewelry for Your Best Friend

If you are thinking of buying a sentimental gift of jewelry for your best friend, it might take you back to days of splitting up a heart-shaped necklace. Things have come a long way since grade school, but the idea remains the same. Your best friend has been with you through good times and bad, and you want to show your love and appreciation to her for all that she has done in your life.

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Fresh Ways to Wear Pearls in 2020

Friday, June 19, 2020 | Jewelry

Pearls have always been a sought-after addition to any jewelry box. Now is the time to take this classic piece and make it modern, fresh and exciting for your 2020 wardrobe.

Pearl trends have been hot on the runway and can be incorporated into your wardrobe. These include anything from mismatched earrings to knotted necklaces, and there are plenty of ways for you to add current trends to your own personal style:

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Getting Engaged During the Pandemic

Monday, June 8, 2020 | Jewelry

getting engaged during the pandemic

If you’ve been planning the perfect proposal, popping the question in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic probably is not what you had in mind. Even though this time in quarantine or early phase one openings might seem unromantic and some couples have put their elaborate proposal plans on hold, many others have moved forward using this trying time as part of their story.

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How Much to Spend on an Engagement Ring

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 | Jewelry

How Much to Spend on an Engagement Ring

If a proposal is on the horizon, you will soon find yourself dropped into the world of diamond shopping and wondering exactly where to start. Before you start browsing online or popping in to your local jeweler, come up with a budget that fits you, your lifestyle, and your new future as a married couple.

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Caring for Your Colored Gemstones

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 | Insuring Your Jewelry

Caring for Colored Gemstones

Even though the beautiful gemstones in your jewelry collection may be made from the hardest minerals on earth, they can require gentle care to stay shiny and full of luster for years to come. When you clean and care for them properly, you ensure decades of wear. You may even be able to pass your fine jewelry down to future generations.

Always ask your jeweler about at-home cleaning and care for your specific pieces. Visit your jeweler at least twice a year to have your jewelry professionally cleaned, a service that most jewelers offer at no charge. 

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Tips for Jewelry Shopping Online

Thursday, April 30, 2020 | Jewelry

jewelry shopping online

Even though you can buy almost anything you need online, is it a good idea to buy jewelry through a web site? With COVID-19 and “shelter at home” restrictions, buying online may be a “safe” option. Follow our tips to keep your shopping secure and make sure you get what you are expecting.

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Mother’s Day Jewelry Gift Ideas

Monday, April 27, 2020 | Jewelry

Pearls for Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate the wonderful mothers and grandmothers in our lives. She deserves the very best so show her how much she is loved by gifting her with a gorgeous piece of jewelry. Whether you are shopping for a new mom, a gift from a group, or a woman who is like a mother to you, there are many fine jewelry options to fit her style and personality.

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Tips for Creating a Custom Engagement Ring

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 | Jewelry

Tips for Creating a Custom Engagement Ring

If you are starting the search for the perfect engagement ring but have not found the right one yet, the idea of a custom piece of jewelry may have popped up in conversations or internet searches. Many people think this is something for the mega-rich or celebrities, but it can be a great option for you and your spouse-to-be.

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Aquamarine: Mermaid Treasure

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 | Jewelry

Aquamarine celebrates March birthdays

Aquamarine evokes images of peaceful lagoons and shimmering waves on an ocean beach. Its name comes from two Latin words: aqua, meaning “water,” and marina, meaning “of the sea.” This blue to greenish blue stone is a variety of the mineral beryl, a cousin to emerald, the green variety of beryl. Like many beryls, aquamarine may form as large crystals suitable for exceptionally large fashioned gems and carvings.

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