How to Choose & Buy Loose Gemstones: The Perfect Customizable Present

How to Choose & Buy Loose Gemstones: The Perfect Customizable Present

by Nancy Plante November 24, 2018

The Perfect gift for our local customers

Looking for special holiday gifts for someone who has everything? Consider giving your loved one a loose gemstone that he or she can bring into the shop and work with our designers to create the perfect piece. It’s a unique gift idea that will give the wearer pleasure every time it’s worn.

How to Create the Right Custom Jewelry for Your Lifestyle

How to Create the Right Custom Jewelry for Your Lifestyle

by Nancy Plante April 25, 2018

The custom jewelry trend is about personalization and fashion-forwardness. Famous people, including Jennifer Aniston and Beyoncé, are big fans of sporting their handmade bling on the red carpet.

2018 Fashion Trend: Unique Custom Jewelry

2018 Fashion Trend: Unique Custom Jewelry

by Nancy Plante January 18, 2018

Begin your 2018 fashion trends with unique custom jewelry combinations you already own. Express yourself with your own style.
How to Get the Most Out of Your Inherited Jewelry

How to Get the Most Out of Your Inherited Jewelry

by Nancy Plante October 06, 2017

Inherited jewelry presents a bittersweet dilemma. You want to wear it because it reminds you of a loved one. But if it just doesn't work for you, what then? Nancy Plante explains how something old can become something new - with full sentimental value preserved.

Gold Jewelry - much more than just a precious metal

Gold Jewelry - much more than just a precious metal

by Nancy Plante September 20, 2017

Gold has always been valued for its rarity, and most of all for its beauty. Since the earliest civilizations, people have loved to wear gold. When you put on gold earrings, or look at your gold ring, you are admiring the warm glow of a metal that has been prized for centuries. In museums today, we see stunning pieces worked by artisans thousands of years ago that still have the gorgeous luster they had when they were first made.
How to Find Out Her Engagement Ring Size - and Other Proposing Tips

How to Find Out Her Engagement Ring Size - and Other Proposing Tips

by Nancy Plante July 30, 2017

When you are planning to surprise your honey with an engagement ring, there are so many factors to think about. So here’s another one: her finger size. How on earth are you going to find that out?

What Is It Like to Work Long-Distance with a Custom Jeweler?

What Is It Like to Work Long-Distance with a Custom Jeweler?

by Kristin Zhivago May 19, 2017

Two engagement rings in inherited from a beloved friend are converted into three new custom-designed rings. The stunning result shows how successful a long-distance process can be, thanks to a good designer, detailed email discussions, and computer-rendered designs that show the final piece before it's produced.
Popping the Question? Here are 3 Tips for Finding the Perfect Ring

Popping the Question? Here are 3 Tips for Finding the Perfect Ring

by Nancy Plante April 05, 2017

It's completely common to know very little about engagement rings because chances are this is only your first time buying one. Here are a few tips that will hopefully help you find the perfect ring for your perfect finance.

Custom Jewelry: Remembering November with a birthstone ring

Custom Jewelry: Remembering November with a birthstone ring

by Cloud Potential November 09, 2016

Priscilla’s original ring was a birthstone ring for November--a gold ring curved like a figure eight set with two gems that the family believed to be topaz--the traditional birthstone of November. “Actually, when we brought it into Plante Jewelers, we found out that they aren’t topaz, they’re yellow sapphires,” she remarks
A Redesigned Engagement Ring: To Be Able To Wear It Again

A Redesigned Engagement Ring: To Be Able To Wear It Again

by Pierre Plante September 29, 2016

“It was seven years since my husband passed. I’d stopped wearing my wedding ring. Basically,I wanted to do something with the diamond so that I could wear it again.” Eileen’s original engagement ring was essentially a simple and classic style--a single large diamond set in a gold ring. “I had it for at least 34 years,” Eileen recalls. With the jewelry redesign, it took on a new sentimental life, and essentially became wearable again--as an updated and more fashionable piece.

Redesigning Heirlooms: Making Good Decisions

Redesigning Heirlooms: Making Good Decisions

by Nancy Plante August 19, 2016

You’ve received a beautiful piece of heirloom jewelry from a beloved relative or friend. Even though you love the warm feeling of having the remembrance of someone who is dear to you, the jewelry may not be suited to your personality. Maybe the ring you inherited from your great aunt is yellow gold and you prefer white gold. Or the earrings you received from a dear grandmother are too large for your taste.


One-of-a-Kind custom Bracelets from Swansea

One-of-a-Kind custom Bracelets from Swansea

by Nancy Plante June 25, 2016

At Plante Jewelers in Swansea, MA, our customers love bracelets.  From designer silver creations to locally-made, artsy bead bracelets, to sparkly diamond bracelets, they are a popular item on Wish Lists and for gifts.