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May Birthstone Spotlight: Emerald

Thursday, May 9, 2019 | Jewelry

May Birthstone Emerald

May birthdays fall right in the heart of spring, so it’s only fitting that the bold emerald be the symbol of the month. It carries the rich, green color of this season of rebirth.

Derived from the word “smaragdus” meaning green in Greek, it was believed to give the owner foresight, good fortune and youth. Today the emerald is a symbol of loyalty, new beginnings

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April Birthstone Spotlight: Diamond

Thursday, March 28, 2019 | Jewelry

April Birthstone Diamonds

Those lucky enough to have an April birthday get to enjoy the most prized gemstone of all, the diamond. It makes the perfect birthstone gift as it’s not just for engagement rings. Diamonds add just the right sparkle for everyday wear, special occasions and everything in between.

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Pearls: Care, Cleaning and Storage

Thursday, March 28, 2019 | Jewelry

pearl necklace

You can’t go wrong when choosing pearls to compliment any outfit. They are classic but also delicate, meaning they require special care and can’t be treated like any other jewelry in your wardrobe.

A symbol of purity, pearls can make anyone look radiant but be prepared to maintain them with proper cleaning and storage so they retain their natural luster.

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Drop Hints for Your Perfect Ring

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | Jewelry

couple shopping for engagement rings

Most women have a favorite engagement ring style no matter what stage their relationship is in. If you and your significant other are ready to take the next step and you think he may pop the question soon, you don’t need to keep your ring choices to yourself. Don’t keep him guessing when it might be worth dropping a few well-placed hints.

How can you subtly reveal a few clues without ruining the surprise of a proposal? Follow these tips and choose the ideas that work based on how much or how little input you want to share.

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Jewelry Trends for Millennial Women

Monday, February 11, 2019 | Jewelry

Jewelry Trends for Millennial Women

Today’s millennial woman has many choices for her jewelry wardrobe compared to her mother’s generation. This woman wants meaning over carat weight. She chooses personality over traditional styles. The millennial woman often has bold taste, loves color, and mixes costume jewelry with her diamond, gold and gemstones pieces.

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Stacking Bracelets: A Trend for 2019

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 | Jewelry

stacking bracelets

One major jewelry trend for 2019 is an armful of bracelets, which will be especially noticeable on celebrity wrists throughout the awards season. This trend is growing in popularity and really lets you flaunt your personality. It doesn’t matter if your style is edgy, glamourous or bohemian – a stack of bracelets lets you express yourself.

Bracelet stacking isn’t too difficult as any material will work. Thin delicate chains, pearls, gemstone bangles, and even diamond bracelets can layer beautifully with each other. You don’t need to play it safe and keep everything matching. Have fun with your jewelry and make your look edgy and classy at the same time.

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Best Jewelry Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Monday, January 28, 2019 | Jewelry

Jewelry Gifts for Valentine’s Day

The holidays might be over but the season of gift giving hasn’t ended yet. Don’t let the idea of finding the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetheart feel stressful. You can show off your love and make your significant other feel special with a beautiful piece of fine jewelry.

The best part about giving the gift of jewelry is finding something that fits her style – from the laid-back adventurer to the girl who loves glam. She will forever appreciate your effort to find the piece that perfectly fits her personality.

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February Birthstone: Amethyst

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 | Jewelry

While February can be a dark and cold month for many people, the amethyst is perfect for offering a bit of warmth to any wardrobe during this frigid season. Once known as the jewelry of royalty and featured in crown jewels, it is a blend of violet and red with an attractive luster.

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Show Off Jewelry with Soft, Smooth Hands

Friday, January 11, 2019 | Jewelry

Show Off Jewelry with Soft, Smooth Hands - Lavalier

Did you receive a piece of fine jewelry over the holidays? Maybe an engagement ring or other beautiful bauble that you are ready to show off? You might be ready to happily display the shiny object on your finger, but your hands might not be as prepared. Now that you have a reason to keep your hands soft and smooth during the rough winter months, use these tips to keep your skin as radiant as your jewels.

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How to Clean Diamond Jewelry

Friday, January 4, 2019 | Jewelry

How to clean diamonds

Even though a diamond is the hardest mineral, the mere touch of a human finger is enough to make it lose its sparkle. This tough, yet delicate stone is a natural magnet for grease. When a diamond is handled, the oils from your skin can adhere to its surface and affect its brilliance and fire. Since your diamond jewelry can get dirty just from everyday wear, it is important to know how to safely clean and care for your precious stones and the metal in the setting.

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