Month: July 2020

I am saving money for an engagement ring: where to start?

An engagement ring is the most touching piece of jewelry you will give to others, but like buying a car or your first home, purchasing a diamond ring is a huge investment. You may have heard the rumors of “two months’ salary,” but have you considered how much you...

Five Symbol Jewels From The Edwardian Periods

Delicate. Lacy. Lighter than air. The Edwardian and Belle Époque Eras of jewelry from 1895-1915 are known for ultra-female patterns, which are still inspiring rings designers today.  When Edward VII and his bride Alexandra of Denmark ascended the English throne, there was a greater light-hearted feeling in upper-crust society. Queen Alexandra...

Jewelry Misses That You Won’t Miss 

Now and then we get drawn in by what the press or marketing campaigns tout as the next hot trend or wardrobe staple. Many of these are fashion faux pas. Remember jodhpurs? Let’s all agree now that they should only be worn as costumes for horseback riding, say in...

7 Sweet Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is coming, what better way to express love than a gift to others through a sweet, sentimental gift? Whether you are short-lived or together for a long time, this romantic day is a celebration of love, regardless of age or sex. After eating chocolate and fading flowers,...

The best way to clean wedding rings at home

Between all the brief moments of life, a handful of dirt, paint, or lotion will seep into or on your wedding ring, making it look brand new. In just a few minutes, you can use the following tried-and-true tips for cleaning wedding rings to make your ring look glorious...

The Timeless Trendy Pearls

When I think of pearls, the only thing I think of is classic and elegant. Since the early days of Rome, this beauty has become a symbol of wealth and status. In medieval Europe, they were regarded as religious symbols of purity and chastity. In the past, pearls have...