Jabel's Carved Flower Wedding Ring and Engagement Ring Collection

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When it comes to heirloom quality jewelry, few of today's designers have the skill, knowledge, and time-tested methods as Jabel.  Their die struck jewelry is considered some of the best jewelry ever made.   Yet, it's not only their strength and durability that make their collections so appealing, it's their dedication to styling, especially with their carved collection of jewelry.  

June 01, 2017

The Look , The Gem

Die Struck Jewelry Is Superior

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When people find out that I work in fine jewelry, they amost always ask me "how do I know if I am buying quality jewelry?"  Often times this is followed by a 'quick' visit to their jewelry box to show me some of their favorite pieces.  Sadly, I see lots of beautiful designs that they spent a fortune on, that are wearing away to nothing, missing stones, or are showing early signs of cracks and thinning.  It's heart breaking because I know they love their jewelry, but sadly, their jewelry is just not holding up and soon they will not be able to wear it anymore.  

February 08, 2017

The Look , The Gem

5 Ideas For Wearing 'Greenery' Pantone's Color of the Year

How To Wear Greenery
(Pantone's 2017 Color of the Year)

 

 

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"Greenery" Look #1 - Just A Little

Have you ever heard that "less is more"?  This sheer embroidered top from Zara, epitomizes that saying!  The subtle use of the color, 'Greenery,' in the foliage pays tribute to Pantone's color of the year.  It's elegant, understated, and stylish.  You can also achieve this look with a scarf, handbag, or shoes.  

Jewelry Tip: Pair your look with a piece of yellow or rose gold jewelry. The metal's warmth brings out the rich tones of "Greenery."

 

September 08, 2016

The Look , The Gem

Iconic Jewelry Moments In the Movies

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Jewelry holds a special place in our hearts.  Simultaneously, it is valuable, sentimental, and beautiful.  Therefore, it's inevitable that it would play a major role in some of the most popular movies in our country's history.  Here are 5 movies that had iconic jewelry moments.

September Birthstone Jewelry You Will Love

September Birthstone Jewelry

Long gone are the days of modest birthstone jewelry, such as stud earrings and little round gemstone pendants. Today, birthstone jewelry (including September birthstone jewelry) encompasses all gem jewelry.  Any gem necklaces, rings, or earrings can be selected giving new life to a once stale category.  If you see a gem jewelry designs that you love, simply customize it with your birthstone. Here are some fun designs to get you going!

Jewelry that says 'Love'

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Jewelry is given for a number of reasons, such as birthdays, anniversaries, and milestones.  The common denominator in all these gifts is love.  You give because you love.  Here are 5 gifts that define love, both literally and figuratively.

October Birthstone: Opal

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Opal, the October birthstone is a favorite for all jewelry lovers.  Often called, the kaleidoscope gem, its flashes of color make this an alluring gem.