The Importance of GIA Certification

When it comes to diamond grading laboratories, there is only one in the jewelry business that truly matters.  That laboratory is the GIA (Gemological Institute of America) or more commonly known as GIA.   GIA invented most of the systems in use today to grade the 4 C’s of diamonds (Cut, Color, Clarity, Carat), and they are completely unbiased in … Read More

Spring Bling: Guide to Spring Jewelry Trends in 2016!

Following Fashion Week, we’re so inspired to start integrating some exciting trends into our wardrobe! Throughout the shows, a few accessory trends stood out. Here are the 5 accessory trends from Fashion Week you should watch for in 2016.

Valentine’s Day Jewelry – How Much Do We Really Spend?

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As we approach Valentine’s Day 2016, we start to notice our regular grocery stores are becoming increasingly pink and red. Pink and red cupcakes at the bakery, pink and red wrapping paper near the cash register, and don’t even get me started on the greeting card aisle!

Men’s Jewelry On The Rise

A few weeks ago we wrote a post about the cute & wacky jewelry trends of spring 2016. This week I’d like to talk about another fad: the huge jump in men’s jewelry! Men’s jewelry isn’t a new concept, but its recent popularity with the masses is what I’m referring to when I say it’s a fad.

Lovers of jewelry rejoice! I’ve researched many of the best jewelry museums in the world and have narrowed them down to my favorite 5. I chose these because of their diverse locations, from the U.S.A. to South America to Eastern and Western Europe, as well as for the diversity of their collections. Of course there are many, many more in … Read More