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Learn About Gems & Jewelry

Interested in learning more about a particular gemstone or antique jewelry? Our blog is the place to learn more.

Blue sapphire engagement rings- a comeback story

When asked to conjure up an image of an engagement ring I see a round diamond solitaire set in white gold- and for the last century this was the standard by which all engagement rings were made. However if the same question was asked of me circa 1890 I would likely...

Rose gold diamond engagement ring

One of the hottest jewelry trends of 2014-15 has been the comeback of rose gold. From chunky fashion necklaces and watches that are plated in a coppery-pink metal, to actual rose gold earrings and pendants, rose gold is now working its way into engagement rings and...

Fancy Color Diamonds- April Babies Listen Up!

Last week I spoke with three different clients with April birthdays and each one expressed disdain over their unexciting April birthstone. One client loves diamonds, but said that since almost all of her jewelry contained a diamond, she never feels like she has a...

Welcome to the Federal Way Custom Jewelers blog!

Welcome to the Federal Way Custom Jewelers Blog! We may be new to the world of blogging, but we are a 60 year old family jeweler in the south Seattle suburb of Federal Way. Over the years we have become experts (in our own minds anyway) in the art of custom jewelry...