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A Brief History of Platinum

By Gabriel Editorial Team | April 8, 2020

Derived from the Spanish word “platina” which means “little silver,” platinum is among the purest and rarest precious metals on Earth with a rich history. Check out a brief timeline below. 1557: Italian physician Julius Caesar Scaliger was the first to mention platinum in his writings. When he initially stumbled upon the foreign metal, it…

All About: Split Shank Engagement Rings

By Gabriel Editorial Team | April 8, 2020

Split shank engagement rings are characterized by a band that divides into two as it approaches the center stone. Some skillfully crafted split shank styles can give the illusion of more than one ring in a single piece. The popularity of split shank rings has grown steadily over the last two decades, and this type…

Full Cut Diamonds Vs. Single Cut Diamonds

By Gabriel Editorial Team | March 31, 2020

The cut of a diamond greatly impacts the sparkle, brilliance, and beauty of a diamond, making it one of the biggest factors in determining the price of a diamond. Round diamonds are usually cut single or full. Diamonds that are not round, come in a variety of different shapes called ‘fancy cuts’ and have a varying number of facets. The single cut and full cut in round diamonds refer to the faceting of the diamond, especially in smaller sizes that are most often used as accents in engagement rings or in fine fashion jewelry that do not have center stones. The different characteristics of each cut affect the price of the diamond jewelry you are looking to purchase.

91>19™ | A Bracelet For Uncertain Times

By Gabriel Editorial Team | March 27, 2020

During these uncertain times, many of us find comfort in the message of Psalm-91. As a sign of faith, strength, and positivity, we have created a special 91>19™ bracelet since all of us need more faith than fear during these trying times. The psalm is seen as a source of comfort in times of suffering…

Shining Bright | At Home Style

By Gabriel Editorial Team | March 26, 2020

We are finding new meaning and comfort in our daily routines while also exploring the unaddressed pursuits of the mind. Every day we take a moment before we get out of bed and then get dressed like we have to be anywhere but home. We find joy in this simple act of dressing up for ourselves (and a partner, family or pet). Here are some of the ways we are incorporating jewelry into our everyday look while at home:

Anniversary Gift Guide: Years & Milestones

By Gabriel Editorial Team | March 20, 2020

Anniversary gifts are from that very special person – they represent promises that were made. Whether celebrating a marriage or a certain number of years or even months, we expect that once in a lifetime gift; that one token of devotion.