Style & Fashion

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 diamond bracelet or an…

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Butterfly Necklaces To Make Your Heart Flutter

The butterfly many believe, are a symbol of great change, rebirth and renewal. The metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly reminds us to let go of old cycles and limitations and to embrace a new way of being. Butterflies are the embodiment of spiritual growth and transcendence. Initially, this spiritual animal represents the birth of an…

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Marine Life: Jewelry For Summer

By Beth Bernstein, Instore Guest Editor There is nothing like the cool blues of the ocean, the feel of your feet in the sand or getting ready to leave a harbor or marina to set sail and feel the cool breeze in your hair. Summer spent by the sea creates lasting memories. This year, as…

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How To Layer Your Necklaces

Layering necklaces has become as iconic as wearing a LBD. It’s been trending for several years and has become the way to wear necklaces. If you got into wearing multiple necklaces early on, today you will almost feel as if something is missing if you don’t have at least three styles graduated two or more inches apart…

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Bold And Gold

For the past two years, we have witnessed a return to the strong sculptural fashion of the 1980s and early on the ready-to-wear runways. In jewelry, this translates into singular statement pieces that can be worn every day. Yet these are meant to be worn with tons of attitude and rather than complementing your clothes,…

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Picture Perfect Lockets

While all jewelry is personal, the locket is perhaps the most personal of all. They are one of those sentimental and romantic pieces of jewelry that hold the image of a loved one, engraved message, or a special memento.  A locket is usually worn as a pendant on a chain, but can also be in…

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Put A Ring On It…Or On Many Fingers

When you see a finger full of rings or a stack up one finger—do you think, “I don’t have time to figure how to get that look” or “I don’t have the budget to accumulate that many rings at once.” Or do you simply say to yourself —”I like the look but I would prefer…

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Jewelry Etiquette for a Business Professional

Everyone has heard the saying “never judge a book by its cover.” In truth how you dress and your demeanor determines how people perceive and treat you. So choosing the correct jewelry to wear to work is just as important as the rest of your business outfit, whether it be a dress, a suit, or…

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Effortless Summer Style

As the country opens up and we start going back to our offices, we desire a new way of wearing jewelry for the summer months. The warm weather tends to be a time when we prefer more easygoing, nonchalant jewelry, versatile pieces that we can just throw on and wear until fall. And now we…

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Today’s Talismans: Gold Necklaces With Meaning

We all have our favorite meaningful jewels to which we relate—whether they be sentimental, spiritual or symbolic. Some of us wear them out of superstition, others out of faith and others to bring luck and love into our lives or other aspects we think we are missing. Especially now, at a time of crises and…

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Into The Blue, Sapphire Earrings

Whether associated with the calm, serene hues of the sea or the constancy of the stars twinkling in the sky, the color blue for gems represents comfort and stability as well as boundless opportunities, hope and dreams. In times of crises and the unknown, reliable color in gemstones are those we will want to wear.…

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Ten Must Have Gifts for the Graduate

Beth Bernstein, Instore Guest Editor Although schools are shut down until the end of the school year and your kids might not have the traditional cap-and-gown graduation, nor the party and fanfare that goes with it, we think it’s even more reason to make sure you have a gift to commemorate the occasion and show…

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