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9 Facts About Morganite

Posted on: May 16, 2018

Like emerald and aquamarine, morganite is part of the beryl mineral family. However, unlike emeralds, which tend to have a lot of inclusions, morganite gemstones are relatively free of inclusions, making them more eye-appealing and easier to care for. Morganite is rarer than aquamarine. The gemstone is favored for its pink to orange-pink color, which is caused by... Read More

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Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Posted on: May 9, 2018

 Rainforest Cuff Bracelet – $250  Milgrain Edged Scalloped Diamond Band – $725  Akoya Pearl Studs – $195  Diamond Curved Bar Necklace – $675  Ruby and Diamond Necklace – $3,600  Sterling Silver Link Bracelet – $195  Rhodolite Garnet Ring – $195  Sterling Silver Twist Earrings – $65  Diamond Paw Print Pendant – $850     Want... Read More

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Commonly Asked Questions: Emeralds

Posted on: May 2, 2018

Where in the world do emeralds come from? One of the most noteworthy sources for this green precious gemstone is Columbia, which has produced some of the world’s finest emeralds for the last 500 years. Another source for fine quality emeralds is Brazil, where the presence of emeralds has been a rather recent discovery. These gems can also... Read More

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Personalized Mother’s Day Gifts

Posted on: April 25, 2018

Personalized jewelry is thoughtful, sentimental, and memorable. It allows you to commemorate life’s special moments with something that will last years to come. Whether you’re incorporating the birthstones/names of your kids, grandchildren, or pets, she will surely appreciate the thoughtfulness that went into selecting such a beautiful gift. So this Mother’s Day, surprise that special lady (or... Read More

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Religious Medals

Posted on: April 18, 2018

St. Andrew is the patron saint of fisherman and singers. He is also the patron saint to several countries including Scotland, Romania, Russia, and Ukraine. St. Anthony is the patron saint for lost articles. St. Benedict is the patron saint of students and Europe. St. Christopher is the patron saint of children and travelers. St.... Read More

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Wedding Bands: Comfort Fit vs. Standard Fit

Posted on: April 11, 2018

When shopping for a wedding band, you may come across the terms comfort fit and standard (or sometimes referred to as flat) fit. So what do these terms mean and what should you know about each of these different fits before deciding which one is the best *fit* for you? Comfort fit and standard fit... Read More

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How Much Should You Spend on an Engagement Ring?

Posted on: April 4, 2018

Two months’ salary? Three months’ salary? You’re beginning the engagement ring process and have no idea how much money you should allocate for the ring. You want her to feel proud wearing her engagement ring but you’re also hesitant about spending a small fortune on a piece of jewelry. So how much money should you spend... Read More

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Easter Essentials

Posted on: March 28, 2018

With Easter right around the corner, we thought we would take the time to highlight some of our favorite faith-inspired jewelry pieces. Whether you’re searching for yourself or want to surprise a loved one with a commemorative First Communion or Confirmation gift, religious jewelry can be a special reminder of one’s faith in God.  Milgrain Stackable Cross Ring... Read More

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How to Prevent Silver Jewelry from Tarnishing

Posted on: March 21, 2018

Every once in a while you may notice your silver jewelry starting to lose some of its original luster or beginning to take on a dark or yellowish color. This tarnishing process occurs when air or certain chemicals come into contact with silver (or more accurately the other metals, such as copper, commonly used in... Read More

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Commonly Asked Questions: Aquamarine

Posted on: March 14, 2018

Where in the world do aquamarines come from? Aquamarine deposits can be found in a variety of different places. One of the world’s major producers of aquamarine is Brazil. Other notable locations include Nigeria, Zambia, Mozambique, Madagascar, Pakistan, and Vietnam. Aquamarine can also be found in Colorado, where it’s actually the state’s official gemstone. How are aquamarines... Read More