Read more about the article Friendship Pendants: A Custom Jewelry Story
A Pair of Zodiac Gemstone and Diamond Pendants in Gold

Friendship Pendants: A Custom Jewelry Story

Our newest creation is a pair of custom friendship pendants. This friendship spans 36 years, five states, high school pranks, college parties, boyfriends, husbands, and kids. They even share a birthday, one a Sagittarius, born on November 24th, and the other precisely six months later, a Gemini on May 24th. A Friendship Set in the…

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Read more about the article What Should I do with Unworn Jewelry? – Reclaim, Recreate, Remake
A new ring made from unworn jewelry

What Should I do with Unworn Jewelry? – Reclaim, Recreate, Remake

A piece of unworn jewelry, especially an heirloom, has a story that means something to you. However, if it doesn’t fit your style, we invite you give it new life and a new story. Reclaim, Recreate, Remake - the 3 R's of the jewelry business. Reclaiming Old, Unworn Jewelry When thinking about the word reclaim,…

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Read more about the article Making Accessible Jewelry: Adjusting Rings for Large Knuckles
Bodies change. Your jewelry can adjust too.

Making Accessible Jewelry: Adjusting Rings for Large Knuckles

Requests for accessible jewelry have become more frequent of late. As a family jeweler, we've had the privilege of creating and caring for our customer's jewelry throughout all the seasons of life. I suppose it's no surprise that as bodies age and change, your jewelry will too. Why Do We Need Accessible Jewelry? “Accessible” is…

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Read more about the article Can You Make a Profit Investing in Fine Jewelry?
Which of these are investment grade diamonds?

Can You Make a Profit Investing in Fine Jewelry?

Buying fine jewelry feels like a substantial investment no matter the piece. While you certainly CAN make a profit investing in fine jewelry, the question is SHOULD you? Is the most important thing that it increase in value, be a gift for that special someone, or both? Traditionally an investment is something you purchase only…

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Read more about the article Lab-Grown Diamonds vs. Natural Diamonds…Weird Science?
A diamond in the rough

Lab-Grown Diamonds vs. Natural Diamonds…Weird Science?

When folks hear the term "lab-grown diamonds," their reactions range from wrinkling their noses in distaste to genuine interest. Before we dive into talking about lab-grown diamonds, let's spend some time understanding the difference between the two. What are "Mother Earth" Diamonds? In our store, we refer to naturally created or mined diamonds as "Mother…

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Read more about the article Colored Gemstone Engagement Rings – A Buyers Guide
Colored Gemstones Make Beautiful Engagement Rings

Colored Gemstone Engagement Rings – A Buyers Guide

Colored gemstone engagement rings are very much in style, decorating the fingers of today's royals and style-makers. These rings revive a trend that began over 200 years ago. In 1796, Napoleon Bonaparte gave his love Joséphine, future empress, a diamond and sapphire Toi et Moi ("you and me") ring for their engagement. The Toi et…

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