5 Tips for Bringing Color to Your Wedding Jewelry

As a bride, putting together your complete look is high on the list of priorities. You want a look that is all you, and will get a great reaction from your groom and guests. Once you have picked your dress, it’s time to accessorize! A wedding dress is the perfect…

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3 Tips for Incorporating Heirloom Pieces into New Jewelry

Receiving a cherished heirloom from a family member is such a sweet gift. Whether it’s your grandmother’s wedding ring, a great-grandfather’s cufflinks, or the necklace your mother wore when she met your father, each piece comes with its share of memories. As times change, so do styles. And while you…

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4 Tips for Buying a Great Valentine’s Day Gift

Valentine’s Day: The holiday of love, candy, hearts, jewelry, and gifts to your partner. While the holiday may seem like something made up by the card industry to sell more (it’s not), this holiday is one of the most expensive for a lot of committed couples. Between dinner, flowers, cards,…

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Birthstones: A Guide

Have you ever wondered what the birthstone assigned to your birth month means? How did it get chosen? Birthstones hold a special place in jewelry pieces and are often worn in necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and pendants. Jewelry set with an individual’s special birthstone can be personal and thoughtful gift. Together…

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3 Tips for Choosing the Correct Ring Size

Choosing the right ring size, whether for yourself or a loved one, can be a frustrating task. Rings that seem to fit in the morning may not fit correctly at night. And ring size can differ from one style to another. So what can you do? Here are some tips…

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4 Tips for Buying Jewelry As a Gift

There’s no gift quite like jewelry. Bold, elegant, timeless, and personal, any piece is sure to delight the person you’re buying for. However, browsing for the right ring or necklace can be an extremely overwhelming process, especially if you’ve never shopped for jewelry before. Fortunately, there are plenty of tips…

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4 Tips for Protecting Your Jewelry From Damage

Your jewelry is something to take pride in. Whether you’re wearing an accenting bracelet, a family heirloom necklace, or a wedding ring, every piece makes a statement and tells a story. What you want to avoid, of course, is telling the story of how your necklace got scratched or one…

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Diamond Certification: What You Need to Know

Everyone in the market for a diamond should be familiar with the Four Cs: Color, Clarity, Cut, and Carat. However, there’s a fifth C that is every bit as important and ensures that the diamond you’re purchasing is really as beautiful as it appears: Certification. Diamond certification is a process…

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Diamonds 101: Introduction to Diamond Shape

We’ve talked before about a lot of important decisions you need to make when choosing a diamond, from deciding on a carat weight to understanding its cut. Each of these technical choices are crucial for your diamond to last the longest and look the best. Now, you’re at the stage…

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Diamonds 101: Introduction to Carat Weight

No matter what anyone says, size does matter, at least when it comes to diamonds! While there are various factors that influence your diamond buying choices, size (which translates into weight) is often at the forefront. So how does size factor into the diamond you’re buying, and how important is…

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