Birthstone Jewelry: From January to December Birthstone History and Symbolism


The tradition of wearing stones to represent the month you were born in, has a long and rich history that has crossed cultures, geography, and time.  Today we call them 'birthstones.' 

March Birthstone Aquamarine: Science, Lore, & Beautiful Jewelry

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In addition to being the March birthstone, aquamarine is one of the most beloved gemstones today.  From the enchanting blue color, to it's rich history in legend and lore, aquamarine is always a top choice for jewelry shoppers!

January 22, 2018

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Wedding Bands: His and Her Matching Wedding Rings You Will L.O.V.E. [UPDATED]

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Without question, his and hers matching wedding band sets are romantic.  From their long standing tradition of symbolizing love, commitment, and dedication; to their beautiful unified look, it is no wonder countless couples are choosing matching wedding bands.  Lucky for today's couples, their are a wide range of options to choose from; including traditional styles that are near identical to more modern interpretations that have unique characteristics of their own while still matching.  Yes, there are endless matching wedding band sets to choose from!

January 18, 2018

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Two Wedding Bands: Ring Guard Styles You Will Love

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Do you love the look of two wedding bands?  If so, you are not alone.  Countless brides are choosing the look of double wedding bands for their big day. And, the easiest way to accomplish this is with a ring guard set.  

January 15, 2018

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Rustic Chic Woodsy Wedding Ideas for 2018 Weddings

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Are you a fan of rustic chic weddings?  Then you will love this new evolution towards nature centered woodsy weddings.  From intimate woodland wedding locations to plant and floral inspired wedding rings and gowns; woodsy weddings give you an opportunity to be bold and creative.  I simply can't wait to see what 2018 will bring!  Here are some beautiful woodsy wedding looks that I love...and the creative people behind them!

January 11, 2018

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How To Select Matching Gold Wedding Bands 

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Congratulations on your engagement and welcome to my favorite part of
wedding planning, selecting your wedding bands! 

Before we get started, it's important to realize how special your wedding bands are; unlike other jewelry, a wedding band is a symbol for the eternity of your love and commitment to one another.  Does that sound a little old fashion?  That's probably because it is; the practice is so old fashion that it roots are ancient.  The fact that, after thousands of year and throughout cultures and lands, it continues to be a time honored tradition, goes to show how special these rings are!  When you and your spouse exchange your rings, you taking your place in history.  

January 10, 2018

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Are Matching Wedding Bands His and Hers Right For You?

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Finding one wedding band is challenging enough, let alone finding a style of matching wedding bands his and hers that you both love.  Fear not, here are some easy ways that you can both find rings you love!

January 04, 2018

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5 Vintage Style Curved Wedding Band Ideas

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When it comes to finding a curved wedding band to compliment your vintage style engagement ring, we have a 5 gorgeous rings that you must see!  From flower wedding rings to simple diamond bands, these rings are perfect!

December 28, 2017

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Matching Wedding Ring Sets His and Hers Sets That Aren't Boring

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If you love the romance of old fashion his and her matching wedding rings but want to avoid anything too cliche, than this is the post for you.  You can achieve the matching wedding bands look with a little creativity and open mindedness if you take a less literal approach.  

December 27, 2017

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Do We Need Matching Wedding Bands? And More Questions Answered

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If you are planning a wedding today there are endless choices to be made, because old fashion customs are a thing of the past. Today, from ring to menu, and dress to venue, whatever you want goes!  However, some couples are revisiting old fashion wedding traditions to add a sense of romance and history to their wedding, especially when it comes to matching wedding bands.