Diamonds

Custom Design Jewelry: A Dream Come True

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It’s wonderful to get the gift of heirloom jewelry passed down from generation to generation. Items such as pocket watches, engagement rings and other fine jewelry are quite commonly passed down in a family and often kept in the original design due to the sentimental attachment to those who wore the jewelry. But, often grandma’s […]

Jewelry Education

An Overview of Victorian Hair Jewelry

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The history of Victorian hair jewelry is a fascinating chapter, particularly as it pertains to the United States and post-Civil War culture. Hair was fashioned into thick braids used for necklaces, bracelets and even brooches. Particularly in the United States, hair jewelry became the choice work for opportunist wig makers who suddenly found themselves out […]

BRIDES

Having Designs On Your Engagement Ring

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It’s no secret to say that many women – and not just a few men – have pretty specific ideas about what they imagine their wedding will be like. Most of those ideas can be made a reality, depending on how far a person is willing to go and how deep their pockets are, but […]

BRIDES

Making Your Diamond Engagement Ring One Of A Kind

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My girlfriend and I do what we can to be responsible people, especially when it comes to money. Our friends describe both of our tastes in clothing as “eclectic” and we pride ourselves on doing most of our shopping at thrift stores and vintage marts. We buy a lot of our home decorations from such […]

BRIDES

Celebrate Valentine’s Day With A Gift Of Vintage Jewelry

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It is easy to think of Valentine’s Day as a modern holiday, especially if you tend to be on the cynical side. Many people place the blame of “commercializing” the holiday on a certain greeting card company, but the truth is that Valentine’s Day, in some form, has been celebrated for over two thousand years! […]

Christmas Gifts

Create Custom Design Jewelry For Every Holiday

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Custom design jewelry does not have to be just for engagement rings. Although this process is certainly perfect for creating this kind of jewelry, you would be wise to look into creating any kind of jewelry – even a scary skeleton for Halloween or a cute little snowman for Christmas time. The only limitation in […]

BRIDES

Hot Diamond Engagement Ring Trends For Fall 2012

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Could there have ever been a better time to be in search of the perfect diamond engagement ring? Of course not! Master artisans are making bold statements with beautiful results. Colored diamonds, mixed precious metals, and some new twists on old favorites add up to so many beautiful choices for the lucky bride-to-be. 1. The […]