Posts by Tanya Dukes

Jewelry To Wear For The Summer’s Re-Entry

By Tanya Dukes, INSTORE magazine, Guest Editor Achingly slowly but surely, we’re coming out of our collective year-long period of seclusion. After being able to connect only through social media, online meet-ups and tightly controlled pods, we are thrilled to (literally) embrace the people we care about as the worst of a period of loss…

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Curved Wedding Bands Are Getting Their Turn in the Spotlight

By Tanya Dukes, INSTORE magazine, Guest Editor The straight and narrow has its appeal, but it can be delightful to be thrown a curve every once in a while, to take a detour from the traditional choice. That’s certainly the case when talking wedding bands. A subtly contoured band has benefits that might be the best fit for…

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Wedding Rings Revisited: Remount Styles To Refresh Your Ring

by Tanya Dukes, INSTORE Magazine, Guest Editor Remounts are a simple way to make an heirloom diamond or other gemstone feel brand new. Diamonds are forever, but the rings they’re set in don’t have to be. It’s never a bad thing to take another look at the pieces that are part of your collection and…

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Jewelry for the Bridesmaid Brigade

by Tanya Dukes, INSTORE Magazine, Guest Editor As the days get longer, sunnier and warmer, one thing is abundantly clear…wedding season is approaching. Though it will likely be of the socially distanced variety again this year, some wedding traditions have existed since time immemorial and can be counted on come what may: brides will be…

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Jewels For Ringing In The New Year

By Tanya Dukes, INSTORE Magazine, Guest Editor As has been said a thousand million times before, 2020 has been a year unlike any other in living memory. Despite the disruptions we’ve all endured in every aspect of our lives, one of the things that remains unchanged is the end-of-year impulse to take a break and…

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Holiday Gift Guide: Building Blocks For Her Jewelry Box

By Tanya Dukes, INSTORE Magazine, Guest Editor ’Tis the season for giving thanks to the people who mean the most to us. In a challenging year, which is unlike any in memory, focus on gifts that will make life easier and a little more beautiful, like jewelry essentials she’ll want to turn to every time…

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Rings That Celebrate Love After the Wedding Day

By Tanya Dukes, INSTORE Magazine, Guest Editor Fairy tales and Jane Austen novels usually end with a wedding ceremony. Getting to “I do” marks the beginning of a brand new story. Most of a couple’s memories will be made after the nuptials end and those moments deserve to be celebrated, too. Even if the big…

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The Past is Present: Art Deco Style is Ready for a Revival

By Tanya Dukes, INSTORE Guest Editor Engagement rings and wedding bands reminiscent of the Roaring Twenties should be on your radar. Art Deco style looks as fresh and wearable today as it did when it first emerged more than a century ago. And that enduring, timeless beauty makes it a particularly appealing choice for engagement…

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