Style & Fashion

Fall Essentials: Gold Rush

This year’s fall essentials are all about the texture and glow of yellow gold. It takes its inspiration from both the disco era of the ‘70s and the emergence of the ‘80s career woman — her fashion staples set off by big, bold, singular pieces. We saw it on the runways during the fall 2021…

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How to Layer Your Initial Necklaces

Layering initial necklaces is a fun way to add depth to your style, and is a great way to take pieces you already own and create a fresh, new look. It’s one of my favorite ways to style jewelry, and layering initial necklaces is quickly becoming so much more than just a trendy look! However,…

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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 tried and true combinations to…

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What To Look for When Buying Ear Cuffs

It’s undeniable that women love jewelry. The right jewelry can take a ho-hum outfit to something that is chic and stands out in a crowd. Ear Cuffs are an incredibly cool piece of jewelry that have become even more popular as the style and design of the cuffs have evolved. Worn as a statement piece…

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Royalty Reigns in Crown Rings

By Beth Bernstein, INSTORE Guest Editor Influences from period dramas on Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max and Prime, the ever growing allure (and purchase) of antique jewelry, famous royal jewels going up at auction and the renewed interest in hair ornaments on the red carpet and at weddings in recent years (with the exception of 2020)…

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5 Tips for Sizzling Summer Jewelry

By Siobhan Alvarez Summer days mean warmer weather and more opportunities to show off summer jewelry. Take advantage of the longer days by rocking the perfect summer silver jewelry pieces by Gabriel & Co. Silver jewelry is the perfect fun accessory for summer! No matter what your style, silver jewelry is timeless and goes perfectly…

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Silver Ring Styles for Summer 2021

By Beth Bernstein, INSTORE Guest Editor Sumptuous Summer Silver Silver is a natural choice during the summer months. Lightweight and lustrous, it offers accessible price points when you want to accessorize during travel or while lounging at the pool or beach. And it looks beautiful with the summer glow you can still get while wearing…

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The Essential Summer Anklets and Hoop Earrings

When it comes to simple summer accessories that are seeing a major comeback this season, anklets and hoop earrings are everywhere! Let’s be honest: you can’t go wrong with a dainty ankle bracelet or perfect set of hoop earrings. No matter your style, anklets and hoops are among the easiest summer accessories to incorporate into…

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Ruby: Gem Of Passion

Rubies can command the highest per-carat price of any colored stone. This makes ruby one of the most important gems in the colored stone market. In its purest form, the mineral corundum is colorless. Trace elements that become part of the mineral’s crystal structure cause variations in its color. Chromium is the trace element that…

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Facets of Life: Dressing Up & Going Out Again

Cancelled parties, postponed weddings, bar  mitzvahs and cocktail parties reduced to zoom calls. For over a year, our social calendars were sadly wide open. There was no reason to zip up, step into, or slip on something that made you look elegant, feel very special, or gave you reason to add much sparkle. But as…

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How to Choose the Perfect Bridesmaid Gifts

Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! It’s such an exciting time full of planning so many special moments. From celebrating your engagement to throwing you the best bachelorette party ever, your bridesmaids have been there every step of the way throughout your wedding planning journey. If you’re trying to find the perfect gift to say thank…

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Summer Jewelry Essentials 2021 – Diamonds

By Beth Bernstein, INSTORE Guest Editor Summer Diamond Staples: As the weather warms up and in-person events increase, women want to show off their dressier side. After a year of sweatpants, cozy, comfy WFH clothes, flat shoes and a pair of earrings or a meaningful necklace, we have gotten used to minimal, effortless dressing. I…

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Pearl: Gem of Purity

Pearls are the only gemstones formed within a living organism, making them the most organic gemstones. Pretty much any shelled mollusk (or clam) can produce a pearl, but just two types of bivalve clams can produce rich creamy-colored, opalescent pearls that are valued in the jewelry industry.  It is a common misconception that pearls can form from a…

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Facets of Life: Norma Kamali

With the world beckoning you to come out, come out, come out, the days of sweats being your prime wardrobe staple are waning.  But are you really going to go back to zipping into everything you wore before we were all housebound?   Our guess is you’re thinking the way Norma Kamali, this month’s featured…

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Stylishly Studded: Diamond Stud Earrings are Timeless Staples

Do you reach for your ear lobes before leaving the house? Groping in your purse for jingling house keys has been replaced with the assurance of a completed outfit: stud earrings being that staple for many women. The subtle statement of diamond stud earrings gives an air of sophistication and flair without being garish. They…

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Emerald: Gem Of Rebirth

Emerald derives from the Greek word “smaragdus” which literally means “green.” The soothing yet intense green color can range from a light green to a bold green, the deeper the green, the more valuable it is. The rarest emeralds are those that have a rich green-blueish hue. Though emeralds can be found across the globe…

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Stack Them High: Stackable Diamond Eternity Bands

When I first started collecting jewelry, after creating a jewelry staple wardrobe of studs, hoops, solitaire necklaces and statement rings, I continued with a stack of eternity bands. There were numerous reasons why I did this and I would suggest doing the same for any woman building a collection or a complete jewelry wardrobe.   You…

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Change It Up: How To Update Your Work From Home Jewelry

Although working from home might be the ‘new normal’ for many of us, many of us have become bored with our above the waist jewelry wardrobes.  We are ready for some new pieces to infuse our more streamlined lifestyles and jewelry looks with a little more style.  Having a new spirit—uplifting pieces that not only…

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Symbolism and Unique Features of Cross Necklaces

A brief history of the cross and Gabriel & Co.’s modern variations on an iconic emblem. Whether you’re a devout follower of religious faith or spiritually inclined to another secular form, the cross has been an ever-present symbol throughout history. It’s a beacon of strength, hope, and altruism. We see it in film, church, home…

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