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The Anatomy of an Engagement Ring

By Inna Kushnirski | June 4, 2020 | Comments Off on The Anatomy of an Engagement Ring

If you’re just starting your engagement ring journey, you’re probably encountering some new lingo and perhaps general information overload. An engagement ring may look pretty straight forward but it is actually comprised of many different parts. Each area has its own technical term, commonly used by jewelers and serves a unique purpose. Let’s explore some…

Renewing Your Ring: Vows to Create a Change of Design

By Beth Bernstein | June 4, 2020 | Comments Off on Renewing Your Ring: Vows to Create a Change of Design

If you are feeling guilty about hankering for a new look/mounting for your engagement ring, then consider this, you are in good company when it comes to updating your ring. Two style icons did it: The Duchess of Windsor and Jacqueline Kennedy. After a certain number of years, women’s taste changes, styles change with the…

Today’s Talismans: Gold Necklaces With Meaning

By Beth Bernstein | June 1, 2020 | Comments Off on 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…

Milestone Anniversary Gifts by Year

By Caitlin Bennett | May 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Milestone Anniversary Gifts by Year

The tradition of giving specific anniversary gifts depending on the number of years you’ve been married dates all the way back to the Middle Ages, when husbands gave their wives silver garlands on their 25th anniversary and gold garlands on their 50th anniversary. In 1922, Emily Post created the first modern anniversary gift guide in…

Into The Blue, Sapphire Earrings

By Beth Bernstein | May 28, 2020 | Comments Off on 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.…

The Chevron Engagement Ring Trend

By Inna Kushnirski | May 28, 2020 | Comments Off on The Chevron Engagement Ring Trend

In the world of engagement and wedding rings, trends are usually more long-lasting than say nail polish or shoe trends, and for good reason. The engagement ring is meant to stand the test of time. However new trends do emerge and one in particular that I am really loving these days is the chevron engagement…