Where Did the Tradition of Engagement Rings Come From?

The history of engagement rings can be traced back to Ancient Rome when women started wearing rings made from flint and bone. Eventually, rings were made from copper, silver, and gold. In these times, rings were worn as a sign of love (and obedience), but also to signify a business contract. According the to the […]

What is a Cameo?

Cameo is a method of carving a piece of jewelry with a raised relief, and where the color of the relief is contrasted against that of the background. This is achieved by carving a piece of material with a flat surface where two different colors meet, removing the entire top color for the image and […]

Why Do We Celebrate Valentine’s Day?

There are many stories and legends that support the custom of giving gifts, including jewelry, to loved ones on Valentine’s Day. The rosy-cheeked cherub we know as Cupid comes from Greek mythology where the flighty character was known as the son of Venus, the goddess of love, and Mars, the god of war. Said to […]

Spring 2021 Jewelry Trends – Know Them Now

With so many of us on video calls these days, attention to waist-up dressing is in high demand. And face coverings naturally draw attention up to our head and neck areas. The right jewelry will make a statement and your outfit even more fabulous. Bold colors are the rage for Spring – not only will […]

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