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How to Buy a Diamond: Tips From an Expert Jeweler
How to Buy a Diamond: Tips From an Expert Jeweler

by Nancy Plante April 26, 2019

Choosing a diamond is an exciting and thrilling experience. Whether the diamond is for an engagement, a personal milestone, or just because you’d like to own a beautiful gem, it’s a wonderful gem to own. However, choosing the right diamond can be somewhat intimidating.
April Birthstone Jewelry: The History of Diamonds and How to Care for Yours
April Birthstone Jewelry: The History of Diamonds and How to Care for Yours

by Nancy Plante March 27, 2019

If you were born in April, you have the most prized birthstone of all: the diamond. It is a gem of enduring symbolism and meaning, as well as a stunning fashion accent. The April birthstone has a long history as a gorgeous object of desire that goes back thousands of years. Representing power, beauty, wealth, and affluence, diamonds truly are extraordinary.
A Closer Look at March Birthstones & 2019 Spring Jewelry Trends
A Closer Look at March Birthstones & 2019 Spring Jewelry Trends

by Nancy Plante February 22, 2019 2 Comments

People born in March have two birthstones: aquamarine and bloodstone. These March birthstones look very different from each other, but they share a reputation for good health, healing, and hope.
Garnet Jewelry: A 2019 Fine Jewelry Trend
Garnet Jewelry: A 2019 Fine Jewelry Trend

by Nancy Plante January 14, 2019

When it comes to fine jewelry trends, the use of non-traditional stones has grown in popularity. More shoppers are looking for styles that are unique, offer healing benefits, and promote positive energy. Diamonds, rubies, sapphires, and emeralds (the traditional precious stones) remain in high demand, but interest has recently swelled for "the new precious.” This term is used to define semi-precious stones such as garnets, lapis, tiger’s eye, and tourmaline.