I recently googled "Engagement Ring Trends" and what I found was...well, a little crazy. It certainly is not what we have been seeing among shoppers or with our contacts in the industry.
Now, please don't get me wrong, I love a good trend, but an engagement ring isn't a purchase that you will wear for a couple years and then tuck away in your jewelry box; thinking "Wow, I can't believe I wore that." Rather, your engagement ring style is one that needs to last a lifetime, looking as beautiful in 30 years as the day you first presented it.
Moms gets lot of plants on Mother's Day. This year, why not blow her mind with a gift that will not only add a little sparkle to her eyes, but act a symbol for everything she has done, is doing, and will do. Here are my top symbolic pieces of Mother's Day jewelry:
When it comes to choosing men's wedding rings these trend setting celebrities show us that timeless is top! Yes, that's right; sometimes simple is the best and boldest look! Let's take a closer peak at each of these handsome grooms and the wedding rings they choose. Then, read on to learn how to select a timeless men's wedding band of your own!
Nick Jonas Bold Wedding Band
Time and time again I see friends buy elaborate costume jewelry for their wedding. It's expensive. It's poorly made. And, typically, it is clearly costume jewelry. Yes, maybe I'm a jewelry snob, but maybe I want to see the money they budget go to something that will look great, last a lifetime, and be something they can enjoy for years to come. Here are my top 5 reasons your wedding jewelry should be something you can wear long after the wedding is over:
America's princess, Her Royal Highness Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex (A.K.A. Meghan Markle), made headlines when she and Queen Elizabeth appeared at their first official engagement together. However, attention soon turned toward her new timeless pair of pearl and diamond earrings. Whats more, is that they match Queen Elizabeth's and are, in fact, a gift from the Queen's personal collection of jewelry.
Having worked in jewelry for over a decade, I can tell you that I have seen my fair share of summer related jewelry accidents. What's worse is that they were all avoidable! From wearing gold jewelry in chlorinated pools to sunscreen mishaps; here are 5 simple tips to safely enjoy your jewelry all summer long!
If you were luck enough to be born in June, then you have the distinct privilege of claiming pearl as your birthstone! These lustrous spheres have been lauded throughout history for their beauty and cultural symbolism.
Did you know that the May birthstone, Emerald, has been a beloved stone of royalty throughout history? The earliest record mining of Emerald was in Egypt in 330 B.C. and it was one of Queen Cleopatra's favorite stones. Rome's Pliny The Elder described it's color as "nothing greens greener." Learn more about Emeralds below...
The Claddagh has a rich history dating back over 300 years to a small fishing village in Galway, Ireland, for which is also it's namesake, Claddagh. There are two Galway legends that are believed to be the origin of the ring. What legend do you believe?