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Solitaires with a Twist

A new spin on classic styles for the refined brides-to-be

Think back to the 1965 Mustang, Coca-cola, Frank Sinatra, and Audrey Hepburn. All classics. These style icons have withstood the test of time, bringing nostalgia and happiness to our lives. These classics continue to inspire us with their multi-generational appeal. Likewise, solitaires are another timeless trend that has yet to fade away. read more…

Claim your love with Claddagh Ring

Claim Your Love With A Claddagh Ring

How to wear this Irish emblem of romantic identity

Legend Has It With St. Patty’s Day so near, let’s look at an Irish jewelry tradition, the Claddagh Ring. It traces its humble origin to Claddagh, a small sea-faring village in western Ireland. Said to be the oldest fishing community on the island, Claddagh sits on the banks of Galway read more…

The Journey of a Ring

Part 1: The room where it all begins

Each year, everyday consumers purchase millions of engagement and fashion rings. For centuries, this piece of jewelry has consistently proved itself the most popular. But have you ever thought about the journey a ring takes to become a fully set piece? Did you know it starts simply as an idea read more…

Trend Alert: Metal Minimalism

Simple designs that leave lasting impressions

For thousands of years, we’ve treasured silver and gold. They are beautiful and, most importantly, rare. Their burnished sheen entices the eye and holds our attention. And the enduring value of these precious metal enhances their appeal. No matter the case, bare metal is beautiful. That’s why we were so delighted read more…

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Be a Timeless Bride (With a Trendy Twist)

7 unique engagement ring styles that command attention

Today’s brides want to make an individual fashion statement. But, it doesn’t mean that they want to venture too far from the beaten path when it comes to picking an engagement ring. Subtle details like small adjustments or hidden elements are just the right touches to make a ring unique read more…

Sizing A Channel Set Mounting

Angela shares her sizing tips

Have you ever experienced the nightmare of sizing down a channel set mounting that has already been set, with the channel running across the shank (see illustration 1)? If so, you may have also experienced the stones falling out or becoming loose. Though this problem does not exist with all read more…

March Bridal Madness

Who took home the gold

We just love being a part of the jewelry industry! When jewelers set out to create a perfect piece of jewelry, they pour their hearts and souls into each step of the process. And the entries we received for our 4th annual March Bridal Madness design contest proved to be read more…

A Mother’s Day Bouquet

Jewelry Arranged for Mom

Jewels and flowers aren’t so different. Explosions of color and shape, they speak through our senses and straight to our souls. They remind us how beautiful the world can be. Spring reminds us too. Mother Earth wakes up. Flowers fill the fields. Color returns to the world, and on the read more…

Saint Patrick and His Jewelers

How Patrick and His Holy Metalsmiths Spread Christianity In Ireland

Saint Patrick’s Day means vastly different things to different people. For many of us here in the U.S., it’s Saint Paddy’s, a wild, Guinness-infused romp—a sort of Irish-American mini-Mardi Gras. For the more devout, it’s The Feast of Saint Patrick, a day of reverence and churchgoing. But isn’t it time read more…

My Ever&Ever™ experience

Matt Fehring of MF Diamonds talks about how Ever&Ever works for him

My business is fairly new (started in December of 2013). Before opening my doors, I had never worked in a jewelry store, or anywhere else in the jewelry world for that matter. It was new, exciting, and of course, scary. I had never owned a business before either, and it read more…

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