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THIN IS IN When It Comes to Diamond (or Sapphire) Wedding Bands

We’ve noticed a trend around here when it comes to buying wedding bands. Thin diamond bands are very popular.       They look great next to a solitaire engagement ring and the popular halo rings with micro pave.         Place a thin sapphire band next to a simple solitaire ring for a subtle pop of color. You…

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A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Wedding Ring

Five Things to Consider Before you Buy Your wedding ring is your forever ring. It’s not only worn closest to your heart but it should make you smile every day as you wear it. You have a unique style, let it shine! Here are the top five questions to help guide you to make the choice of a lifetime. Would you like…

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Why Pirates Wore Gold Earrings and Why You Should Too

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In ancient times jewelry was worn as adornment as well as a savings account. Pirates wore gold earrings as a fashion statement and an insurance policy. It symbolized that they had plundered enough booty to afford the adornment as well as the ability to sell it upon death to ensure a proper burial. Although most of us don’t buy earrings…

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Pantone’s Fall Colors 2014; Jewelry Trends

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Each year Pantone, the leader of color communication in the design world selects seasonal color trends that will be showcased for a season by a range of designers from clothing to housewares to accessories.   The fall report is released to the public as the first lines featuring those hues hit the runways all over the world. “This is a season…

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Emerald Green Is Not Just For May This Year

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Emerald green is reflected every year in the lush burst of spring showing itself as the color of rejuvenation and possibility. This color has been prized for centuries and is one of the four colors found in the “precious gems” recognized the world over. Every year Pantone, the leader of color communication in design, selects a color for the year.…

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2011 Jewelry Trends: Black is the new black.

Black is the new black. What piece couldn’t use a little contrast? Our jewelers have come up with a new finish called ‘leather’ that is putting a new spin on some of our old classics. I love the old world feel that comes with this hand hammered technique, it truly adds another dimension to the metal. It’s bold but with…

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