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Personalized Gifts and Keepsakes

Did you know we offer engraving? The engraving is done onsite at the store and is customizable and made to order! You can customize your design or we can help to create one for you. We have a variety of fonts to choose from and can scan logos, handwriting, special symbols and designs to engrave […]

Understanding Estate Jewelry Sales

Do you have jewelry that you no longer wear? Then you may be thinking of selling some. Before jumping in, there are a few things to know to help set your expectations and make the best decision for you. Here are a few helpful points: Jewelry that has a previous owner is called estate jewelry. […]

Fun Facts about Diamonds

Everyone knows that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but what more do you know about this shiny, dazzling gem? It is the April birthstone as well as the traditional gift for both the 60th and 75th wedding anniversary. Here are some other interesting facts: Diamonds are the only gem made of a single element, […]

Exploring the Design of Crosses

April brings spring, with plants, flowers and trees coming to life. It also brings us Easter, the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ after crucifixion by the Romans. The cross has become a symbol of both of Christ himself and of the faith of Christians. It is included in the sacraments of baptism, confirmation […]

Find Your New Animal Best Friend Through Adoption

Last week was National Puppy Day and throughout the year are other days to spoil your cats, dogs and other pets. And we bet you have a great story about how you found, chose or were chosen by your pet. Americans love their pets with 70% of U.S. households owning a pet. You may have […]

Aquamarine, the March Birthstone and its Meaning and Powers

The beautiful aquamarine, the birthstone of those born in March and the anniversary gift for 19 years, has long been associated with water. Its qualities are thought to be especially strong when in water and placing the gem in water on the night of a full moon was thought to revitalize its powers. Aquamarine was […]

Traveling with Jewelry

Got some trips planned and are already thinking about how to best accessorize while on the road? We’ve got you covered with some great tips for traveling with your jewelry. Less is More: When traveling, bring less overall jewelry and try to find pieces that can go with several outfits. Consider leaving your most valuable […]

The Powers of Amethyst

Happy Valentine’s Day! We hope you enjoy a wonderful day with your loved ones. If you saw our February 7th Facebook post, you’ll know that February’s gem of the month is the lovely amethyst. Amethyst comes in hues of light lavender to dark, reddish-purple and is a member of the quartz family making it a […]

Are You Ready for Valentine’s Day?

The myths and legends of St. Valentine’s Day or Valentine’s Day are many and the truth will most likely never be known. There were several priests known as Valentine in early Rome and any could be the Valentine of legend. All were martyred, one for continuing to marry young lovers in secret after Emperor Claudius […]

Jewelry at Award Shows

This year marked the 80th Golden Globes Awards and was back in person in Beverly Hills. Full of excitement, gorgeous gowns and tuxes, it was certainly a feast for the senses! And of course, jewels and jewelry played a front and center role. You might be wondering just how all the celebrities have access to […]

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