Many years ago, we attended a Rod Stewart concert. A couple of seats down was a young man who could have been Rod Stewart’s Twin…….but his manner was shy and receding, not at all in line with his visual appearance. It was disappointing and felt badly for him. He acted like he was embarrassed to … More STATEMENT JEWELRY
As defined by Wikipedia: “Belongingness is the human emotional need to be an accepted member of a group. Whether it is family, friends, co-workers, a religion, or something else, people tend to have an ‘inherent’ desire to belong and be an important part of something greater than themselves. This implies a relationship that is greater than simple acquaintance or familiarity. The … More BELONGINGNESS
Shown below as just a few of the many different sizes and styles of Hearts we have created over the years. A Special Valentine’s Price is quoted for each piece as shown, but there may need to be adjustments for your requirements. Orders for Valentine’s Delivery must be placed by January 30. This page and … More VALENTINE HEARTS 2020
We have published this information prior to today, but feel it is important to remind people that Silver is not just Beautiful, but played an important role in Human History. Accordingly, we have complied the following facts from several authoritative sources to help you understand the important of Silver in our Jewelry and our Lives. … More WHY SILVER?
No one can deny or ignore the past few years have brought rapid changes in the shopping, buying habits and expectations of consumers. Here are just a few of the changes that have become commonplace through commercial venues: Millions of images for every item on Earth at your fingertips, Customized and Personalized choices, One Hour … More Apples and Oranges
The Truth about Lab Created “Diamonds” as Investments I have a customer who wants a Lab Created “Diamond” because it “costs less than a Natural Diamond”. (This was not always true, as many Lab Created “Diamonds” were as much or more than a Natural Diamond.) I began gathering prices, and found the price difference was … More Don’t Drink the Kool-Aid
Old Jewelry…Broken Jewelry…Lost Pieces…Jewelry of Unknown Origins…Missing Stones. Do you have a collection of unwearable jewelry? Most of us do. Silver and Gold just sitting in a drawer, forgotten. Time to Take Action!!! I have found that many people who love and wear jewelry usually have some ideas in mind for a piece or design … More Just Like Magic!!
Thank You to all the Free Spirits and Independent Thinkers and Doers of the World!!! I had a call the other day from a customer wanting a Custom Ring, with some very specific images on it. He found me through a “matchmaking” website called Thumbtack that pointed him to several jewelers. We visited for about … More To the Free Spirits of the World
Oh SURE, The Hope Diamond, Queen Isabella’s Jewels, Faberge, Cartier all spring immediately into mind…………but what about Important Jewelry that is closer to Home? The Jewelry of which I speak is Jewelry with a personal connection to you and your family. Jewelry that has a Family Story to tell and be passed down to other … More Important Jewelry
The Height of Summer meant Watermelon, lounging at the WU Pool, homemade Ice Cream, BBQ and the rhythmic sound of Cicadas at Dusk……..then, Quick as a Wink, we are plopped into August. August is a transition month…….getting used to the idea that Fall and The Holidays are just a hop, skip and a jump away. … More A Taste of Fall