Archive for April 2020

Gabriel Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Celebrating the Woman Who Shaped the Women We Are Mother’s Day is a holiday which is all about honoring the women in our lives who have helped to shape the best parts of us. They have been our cheerleaders, our mirrors and advisors. They can be mothers, grandmothers, aunts, daughters or sisters. At Gabriel &…

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A Fine Vintage: A Selection of Classic Engagement Rings

Antique and vintage engagement rings have become more and more popular as women desire individuality and the charm and character that is inherent to a ring with a previous life. But some women who love the look of the jewels of bygone eras are also superstitious about wearing a ring that has a story to…

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A Rosy Outlook: 5 Stunning Rose Gold Necklaces

Although it’s a little difficult to see the world through ‘rose colored glasses’ these days, we can definitely see women moving towards the newest trend of wearing rose color jewelry.  Rose gold has gone in and out of style since the early 90s. But as any jewelry enthusiast knows—14K rose gold was one of the main metals of choice…

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The Best Clothes Colors to Go With Rose Gold Necklaces

Unexpected and eye-catching rose gold necklaces are a decidedly feminine alternative to yellow gold, white gold or silver. Flattering on a wide range of skin tones and suiting a variety of styles, rose gold is also totally on trend. While we think rose gold actually compliments just about any outfit color, here are a few…

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Facts About Choker Necklaces

After a long history dating back through ancient civilizations, choker necklaces have re-emerged as an on-trend accessory. Read on to learn about the history of chokers, why we’re glad they’re back, and styles to choose now that look better than ever. According to historians, choker necklaces have been around for thousands of years. Evidence indicates…

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Diamond: Gem of Strength

Tightly formed by carbon crystals one hundred miles below the Earth’s crust, the diamond is the hardest gemstone reaching a 10 on Mohs Hardness scale. It is 58 times harder than any other mineral found in nature. A diamond’s resilience and incomparable luster when cut and polished are one of the many reasons it is so desirable. Though diamonds are…

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How to Care for Your Pearl Ring

A pearl ring is a beautiful investment that can be passed down as a precious family heirloom. But pearls are very fragile and can be easily damaged, causing them to lose their luster and color. However with good care you keep your pearl ring looking beautiful. Here’s what you need to know about cleaning and…

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Wedding Bands: From Here to Antiquity

The promise of enduring love that encircles the finger of your ‘one and only’ dates back to antiquity. If you journey back to ancient Egyptian customs, men braided reeds and other natural materials into endless circles, which represented the love and the union of marriage. Legend has it that the Egyptians later believed in vena…

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The Difference Between a Wedding Ring and an Engagement Ring

Weddings and betrothals are rich with tradition and symbolism. Two of the most prominent symbols associated with these exciting milestones are wedding and engagement rings. What many people don’t realize until they think about taking these steps is that the two rings have different purposes and meanings. Today we’ll clear up any confusion around these…

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Majestic Marquise Engagement Rings

With their distinctive oblong shape and pointed ends, marquise cut diamonds are striking and unique. A modified brilliant cut, marquise diamonds boast excellent sparkle while their elongated shape often makes fingers appear longer and slimmer. Because of their shape, marquise cut diamonds will generally appear larger than round cut stones of the same carat weight.…

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Learn More About Vintage Engagement Rings

Style #: ER10434W44JJ Each one of our vintage-inspired engagement rings is an heirloom-quality piece that you’ll want to pass down for generations. Intricately handcrafted details like milgrain edges, delicate scrollwork and graceful engraving give these styles that old-world aesthetic. Though they’re not yet decades old, these vintage style engagement rings have a uniquely elegant and…

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How to Mix Your Metals

Mixing gold and silver has been a taboo for decades. Now, the style is breaking tradition, hitting the runways and becoming the hottest trend in the jewelry this summer. When choosing to wear mixed metal jewelry, you can either wear one piece that already combines two different color metals or separate gold and silver pieces…

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Gifting Without Tears

A couple of gift giving suggestions you can actually use year round! Well believe it or not, you actually have more time than you think, provided you embrace the following strategy: a plan of attack that requires your complete focus in order to reduce endless hours of searching through limitless options. So instead of racing to…

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Exquisite Pave Engagement Rings

Pave, French for paved, is a term used to describe many small stones set close together, creating what looks like an unbroken surface of diamonds or other gems. Pave engagement rings enhance the appearance of the center stone and add to the overall brilliance of the ring. A pave diamond ring can even give the…

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How to Wear Chokers: An Unconventional Guide

The ready-to-wear runways were full of all different styles chokers during the international fashion shows. They first came back into style approximately three years ago in fashion and on mega-stars like Rihanna. Now they are back with a ultra-chic, uber modern style that has little to do with the once popular frilly and ornate styles…

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