Style & Fashion

Holiday Gift Gifting Trends

-By Beth Berstein, INSTORE Guest Editor Gift giving this holiday can be made simple if you are tuned into the style of the gift’s recipient and the key trends that the women (from wives to mothers and daughters) are falling head over heels for. Many of the styles Gabriel & Co. offers are at accessible…

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The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Every Age

This year more than ever, the lucky lady in your life deserves the best. Fine jewelry makes the perfect holiday gift no matter her age. Diamonds, gemstones and precious metals combine for timeless gifts that truly last a lifetime. ‘Tis the season to go big and wow her with the perfect piece this holiday season!…

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Facets of Life: Why We Are Grateful For The Unexpected Pause

We are in the midst of a remarkable time. Work patterns have been altered, favorite pastimes aborted, social ties snapped. Staying healthy instigated this drastic change, but what so many of us have discovered, is a reawakening of values. Ain’t it surprising how much we are not focused on what seems disposable. How satisfying to…

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A Colorful Life: Everyday Gemstone Jewelry

From subdued and pastel to vivid strong hues—colored gemstones continue in popularity. The trend that started approximately five years ago grows stronger as the palette runs in stones runs the gamut from familiar favorites to gems we are just discovering will work into our jewelry wardrobes. Different cuts abound and the styling is just enough…

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Topaz: Gem of Comfort

Fiery Orange. Honey Yellow. Champagne Orange. Smokey Brown. These are just some of the common warm hues that people associate with topaz. However, the most popular to date and well known is the yellow topaz gem. Throughout most of history, all yellow gems were thought to be topaz, and all topaz were yellowish.  This lustrous…

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Bejewel Yourself in Luxury

By Beth Bernstein, INSTORE Magazine Guest Editor During the spring and summer months, we were in our WFH jewels, wearing just enough sparkle or shine for Zoom conferences or days we could escape for walks, trips to the beach or  the occasional dinner outside. But the more recent trends on the red carpet (the Venice Film…

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Gabriel Everyday (TM) Jewelry: Going For The Gold

When it comes to jewelry women can wear every day, nothing beats the glow of yellow gold. It is a metal that works with almost all complexions and it can range from smaller layering pieces to bold statement styles. Looks can be inspired by the antique jewels of Victorian times such as lockets or vintage…

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Gabriel Everyday (TM) Jewelry: Daytime Diamonds

One of my favorite diamond scenes in a iconic jewelry film is when Marilyn Monroe as Lorelei is shown a tiara, as a she puts it on her neck and told “you wear on your head” and she says,” I just like finding new places to wear diamonds” In the film, she is a women…

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Bracelet Stacking for an Iconic Bohemian Chic Look

With the weather being the perfect temperature, that sweet summer turn fall contentment, allow yourself to don your bracelet collection that might have been neglected in the heat of summer. The sound of jingling bangles offers just a glimpse into the personality of the wearer: Is she a gypsy at heart? Or maybe you’re someone…

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Jewelry Myths: Throw Out The Rules

Do you follow rules when it comes to wearing your jewelry? If you do stop right now. There are only two dictums you should live by and that is to follow Coco Chanel’s advice and “Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take one thing off.” This way you are wearing your…

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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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Bujukan Bracelets for Big Days and Every Day

5 months ago at the beginning of May, I married my best friend Matthew in an intimate backyard pop up ceremony. We had already been together for five years, and are the proud parents of two beautiful little boys. We had actually postponed our wedding day once before, and were so excited about finally having…

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Mix It Up: It’s So Much More Fun to Mix Than to Match

White after labor day and before memorial day—the fashion pundits said no-yet over the past 10 years winter white has become one of the neutrals of the season—even white jeans. I bring this point up because rules have always meant to be broken and when they are, you usually get the most creativity from you…

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Fall Essentials: Trends, Staples and Timeless Style

Instore Guest Editor, Beth Bernstein No matter how much of a jewelry enthusiast you are, it’s always challenging when temperatures begins to drop and we reach for our turtlenecks, cozy sweaters and cashmere scarves and try to figure out what jewelry we are going to buy and wear. Our advice is to think of your…

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The Life of the Charm Bracelet

Individual charm bracelets can be stacked together (as above), or you can have many charms on one bracelet. The choice is yours. The gentle jingling of a Charm Bracelet on the wrist of a woman is a reminder of the personalized charms, talisman, or trinkets that have a special meaning to the wearer. Charm bracelets…

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Regal Bracelets For Everyday

We are traditionally inspired by royal jewels, whether they are historical and handed down or loaned from one Monarch to another. But none of those are the case with why we became enamored with the jewels that Princess Beatrice wore to her recent wedding. Although she did borrow the renowned Queen Mary fringe tiara. This…

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Off the Cuff: The Ear Party Continues

By Beth Bernstein, INSTORE Guest Editor At Gabriel & Co. we are continually improving our products and adding and updating our styles. One new design we are particularly excited about is our ear cuff, which has been refashioned with a new hinge mechanism, so the cuff stays where you want it at all times. The…

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Hoops Round-Up: All The New Styles

Hoop earrings are as ubiquitous to a women’s jewelry rotation as a LBD, white shirt or black pair of boots to her fashion essentials. Throughout the 20th and early 21st century hoops circled in and out of style like other pieces of jewelry but in the past five years they have become a staple of…

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How the Diamond Tennis Bracelet Got its Name

A diamond Tennis bracelet is one of the most popular and timeless pieces of jewelry. You will find it in most women’s jewelry boxes. Its beauty and elegance make it the perfect bracelet to add a touch of glamour to your style. Originally the classic diamond Tennis bracelet was simply named line bracelet, diamond bracelet…

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