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Iconic Jewelry Moments In the Movies

Jewelry holds a special place in our hearts.  Simultaneously, it is valuable, sentimental, and beautiful.  Therefore, it's inevitable that it would play a major role in some of the most popular movies in our country's history.  Here are 5 movies that had iconic jewelry moments. These are our top iconic jewelry moments in movies

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November 11, 2020

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What Is a Claddagh Ring? Discover Celtic Jewelry

The Claddagh has a rich history dating back over 300 years to a small fishing village in Galway, Ireland, for which is also it's namesake, Claddagh.  There are two Galway legends that are believed to be the origin of the ring.  What legend do you believe?

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The Art of Hand Engraved Jewelry

It's exciting to find something truly unique in the jewelry world. Even more exciting is to find true heirloom quality jewelry.  So, imagine our delight as we get to tell you all about jewelry and engagement ring settings that have been hand engraved by a team of expert craftsmen and artist. 


So, how do you hand engrave engagement ring settings, wedding bands, and other pieces of fine jewelry?  Here is a step by step guide to show you how these artists work:

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November 11, 2020

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Learn How To Protect Your Jewelry This Summer with 5 Easy Tips

If you're like me, than you love your jewelry...and I am pretty sure you love summertime too!  It's full of picnics, parties, and vacations.  There are so many opportunities to show off your jewels.  However, it can also be one of the riskiest times of year for your jewelry.  Here are five important tips that will help keep your jewelry safe and sparkling all summer long.

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March Birthstone Aquamarine: Science, Lore, & Beautiful Jewelry

In addition to being the March birthstone, aquamarine is one of the most beloved gemstones today.  From the enchanting blue color, to it's rich history in legend and lore, aquamarine is always a top choice for jewelry shoppers!

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May Birthstone Emerald: Science, Lore, & Beautiful Jewelry

Did you know that the May birthstone, Emerald, has been a beloved stone of royalty throughout history?  The earliest record mining of Emerald was in Egypt in 330 B.C. and it was one of Queen Cleopatra's favorite stones.  Rome's Pliny The Elder described it's color as "nothing greens greener."  Learn more about Emeralds below...

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August Birthstone Peridot: Science, Lore, & Beautiful Jewelry

When I think of August, I think of sunny, vibrant, and luscious greenery.  What more perfect stone to represent this month than Peridot!  Let's take a look at the lore and gemology of this beautiful stone.

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