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Father’s Day Jewelry For The Family Man

Subtle suggestions for wardrobe sophistication

He’s the baron of BBQ, the leading lawn-mower, and the king of the castle. When something needs fixing, he’s the man. Dads hold a special place in our families and our hearts. This Father’s Day, coach your customers on the importance of presenting Dad with something special. Sure there’s always read more…

Pantone Spring Palette

Pantone®-Inspired Springtime Jewlery

Pair gemstone jewelry with the shades of the season

As birds chirp, the flowers bloom. Today marks the first day of spring, the seasonal awakening and lively resurgence. After a long, cold winter, welcome brightly colored stones and springtime jewelry back into your showcases. To suggest fashionable choices, we consulted Pantone’s Spring 2017 Fashion Color Report. It sets a read more…

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As Seen on the Big Screen

Jewelry themes inspired by popular television series

Tonight tune into CBS at 9:00 pm CST for Stuller’s cameo appearance in NCIS: New Orleans! This evening keep your eyes glued on NCIS: New Orleans for a glimpse of Stuller nostalgia. The agents are looking through old jewelry catalogs to track down a missing piece from a newly re-opened case. read more…

Doing Some Last Minute Shopping?

Browse our list of top treasures for the holiday

Ready or not, Christmas arrives in five days! Don’t hit the panic button just yet. Though fast approaching, we’ve got you covered on those last minute holiday gifts. Give us a call; we’ll be open now until Friday from 8:00 am – 6:30 pm CST. Here’s our full holiday schedule and details. read more…

My Workshop Experience – Oscar Noel Garcia

Co-owner of Old Mine Jewelers shares his Workshop story

I am Oscar “Noel” Garcia, co-owner with my father, Oscar Garcia, of Old Mine Jewelers in San Antonio, Texas. Beginning in Mexico, my family has been in the jewelry industry for three generations. Combined, we have 60 years of experience. Our business has grown from a successful neighborhood store, to read more…

Feature Friday – Teva Dekel

From fashion design to jewelry design

My earliest memories of jewelry were accompanying my stepfather (who dealt mainly in fine estate jewelry) to auctions and estate sales. He would have me dig through the boxes looking for the quality marks and gemstones. I always loved the designs, color combinations, and silhouettes of the jewels that I read more…

My Bridge Experience – Fred Hornshuh

Owner of Carlson Brothers Jewelry shares his Bridge story

My name is Fred Hornshuh I’m a 41-year-old, 3rd generation jeweler, who owns and operates Carlson Brothers Jewelry in Tacoma, Washington. The store has been family owned for more than 70 years, founded by my great uncle, now 92 years old, in 1942.  We employ several jewelers, a wax carver, and read more…

A Gemvision Narrative – The Pirate Ship Ring

Shipwrecks, an octopus battle, and more

Working in Gemvision technical support, we get our fair share of requests to create designs. Although technical support is not a distribution?, we are an education and support system for our users. Often times, we will get requests for designs that really stand out, and we always remember that one 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…

Making Gemstone Jewelry

Understanding Mohs' Hardness Scale for gemstones

Gemstones and metal jewelry have been beautiful partners for thousands of years. The gemstone cuts have changed through the centuries, as have the jewelry design styles, but now as then, gemstones add beauty, value, and color to metal jewelry designs in a way that nothing else can. There are literally read more…

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