Pearl Care Guide

By Emily on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 in Guides, Pearls. No Comments

Pearls are the epitome of elegance and beauty. They’ve been incorporated into jewelry for thousands of years and designers are constantly coming up with new, innovative ways to display these classic gems in fashionable, contemporary settings. But unlike other gems commonly set in fine jewelry, pearls are extremely soft (with a 2.5 rating on the… Read More


2021 Jewelry Trends

By Emily on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 in Fashion Trends. No Comments

Based on what we’ve seen in our store the last few months and what we’ve been reading in fashion magazines, these are the top four jewelry trends for 2021. Pearl jewelry. Pearl jewelry has once again come into the spotlight, as we’re seeing pop icons, famous politicians, and runway models all recently donning this classic… Read More


Hottest Holiday Gifts for 2020

By Emily on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 in Gift Ideas, Holiday. No Comments

2020 has been unlike any other year, but one thing remains the same… jewelry is still one of the most desired gifts for the holiday season. Fine jewelry is enduring, meaningful, practical, and beautiful. And with so many jewelry options available, you’re sure to find the perfect piece that she’ll absolutely love. But if you’re… Read More


2020 Fall Fashion Trends

By Emily on Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 in Fashion Trends. No Comments

With autumn right around the corner, we’ll soon be switching out our summer shorts, dresses, and sandals for sweaters and boots. So what are the “it” pieces of jewelry that all the fashionistas will be wearing with this year’s fall outfits? Here are the top five fall fashion jewelry trends for 2020. Gold Chokers: A… Read More


Jewelry Trends for 2020

By Emily on Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 in Fashion Trends. No Comments

With every new year comes new fashion trends. 2020 is no exception, as we’re starting to see certain jewelry styles really take off.  Necklaces, in particular, are expected to be one of the most fashionable accessories to wear this year. Here are five of the forecasted jewelry trends for 2020. Layered Necklaces. In past years,… Read More


Fall 2019 Jewelry Trends

By Emily on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 in Fashion Trends. No Comments

As we switch from summer to fall, we put away the t-shirts, shorts, and dresses and bring out the sweaters, pants, and leggings. But as many of you already know, an outfit is only as good as the accessories you pair with it. So which jewelry pieces should you wear with your autumn outfits? Here… Read More


South Sea Pearls

By Emily on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 in Informational, Pearls. No Comments

With incomparable beauty and intrigue, it’s no wonder why South Sea pearls are the most valuable pearls in the world.  Here are some interesting facts surrounding these gorgeous gems. Silver-Lipped South Sea Pearls South Sea pearls develop from a special type of oyster called the Pinctada maxima. The largest oyster used in pearl production, the… Read More


Akoya Pearls

By Emily on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 in Informational, Pearls. No Comments

White, round and lustrous, akoya pearls are typically the pearls that come to mind when thinking about classic pearl jewelry.  Revered for more than 100 years, akoya pearls have had quite the history. Here are some interesting facts about this gorgeous animal-made gem. Cultured akoya pearls are created by inserting a small nucleus and small… Read More


How to Tell If Your Pearls Are Genuine

By Emily on Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 in Guides, Informational, Pearls. No Comments

For whatever reason, you may have come into possession of pearl jewelry and aren’t sure whether or not the pearls are genuine. Here are some questions you can ask yourself that will help determine whether the pearls you own are ones worth keeping. Are the pearls heavy? Genuine pearls are heavier than those made from… Read More


Pearls of Tahiti

By Emily on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 in Informational, Pearls. No Comments

Commonly known for their black color, Tahitian pearls are indigenous to the South Pacific region of French Polynesia. Second only in value to South Sea pearls, Tahitian pearls represent some of the most sought after pearls in the world. They are cultivated from the black-lipped variety of the pinctada maxima oyster and take many years… Read More