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Spotlight on the Art Deco Period

Most of us have heard the word “deco” thrown around by countless designers, jewelers, etc- but more often than not we hear it used incorrectly. If you are interested in learning about the Art Deco period, or just want to drool over some amazing pieces of jewelry,...

Morganite

So what’s the deal with Morganite anyway, you know, that peach colored gem everyone wants? In the past couple of years Morganite has gone from a rarely encountered collectors-only gemstone to one of the most requested gemstones we carry. Before I analyze why that has...

Early Edwardian Cross Pendant

The Edwardian era welcomed changes in fashion and technology that forever changed the jewelry world. The passing of Queen Victoria in 1901, still in mourning over Prince Albert, finally allowed society to cast off its years or mourning clothes. Out went the depressing...

Downton Era Brooch

In honor of the final season of Downton Abbey, we present- An Edwardian Tourmaline Bar Pin- Circa 1915 In honor of the Downton premier, we decided to highlight this original Edwardian brooch, or bar pin. All brooches are fashionable now- worn on the lapel of jackets...

Recycled, Redesigned Pearl Ring

The below ring is a perfect example of the custom “recycled jewelry” work we are known for. The client who designed this had always wanted a pearl ring. She had inherited several antique diamond rings that she was hoping to re-design in some way. Unfortunately the...

Introducing Aragog- a Mid-Century Spider Brooch

Every once in a while a piece of jewelry actually stuns me. I stop breathing, my heart races, my vision blurs- and I form a permanent bond with the item. And it happened to me this morning, with this awesome mid-century figural brooch that depicts a spider in its web....