The 2 Main Types of Jewelry Appraisals

By Emily on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 in Informational, Ring Care, Uncategorized. No Comments

You’ve recently purchased or inherited a lovely piece of jewelry and are unsure whether or not to have it appraised. We recommend our clients have any jewelry piece over $1,000 appraised. If you purchased the piece at a jewelry store, you should always ask for a courtesy appraisal that details all of the important characteristics. If… Read More


11 Fascinating Emerald Facts

By Emily on Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 in Gemstone, Informational, Uncategorized. No Comments

Emeralds are not only the designated birthstone for May, but also the recognized gemstone for the 20th and 35th wedding anniversaries. Like aquamarine, emeralds are a member of the beryl group of minerals and are the most valuable gemstone in this family. The green color found in these gemstones comes from small amounts of chromium or vanadium. Emeralds are thought to improve… Read More


Graduation Gift Ideas

By Emily on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 in Fashion Trends, Holiday, Uncategorized. No Comments

Sterling Silver Link Bracelet ($100)  14k White Gold Pave Set Diamond Earrings ($400) Sterling Silver Stacking Rings ($20+)  14k White Gold Diamond Bar Necklace ($675)  18k White Gold Sapphire Stud Earrings ($650)  14k Yellow Gold Pearl Earring Jackets ($265)  Freshwater Pearl Necklace ($165)  Black Sterling Silver Button Earrings ($145)  Sterling Silver Bangle ($200)    … Read More


Contemporary Engagement Ring Trends

By Emily on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 in Engagement Rings, Fashion Trends, Informational, Uncategorized. No Comments

Engagement ring styles continuously go in and out of style. What’s popular one year might disappear the next. Here are 8 engagement ring trends that we’ve noticed are becoming increasingly popular. Floral accents combine the traditional gift of romance with the ultimate symbol of love while offering charm and elegance to the ring. Elaborate side views create a… Read More