What is the Difference Between Treated and Natural Rubies?

Treated sapphires and treated rubies are prevalent on the jewelry scene. You’ll see them in our store in our estate jewelry pieces (especially the rubies) and on smaller gemstone designs. Most of our large sapphire rings and earrings are untreated, […]

Antique Diamond Engagement Rings Under 3000

Vintage Engagement Rings Under 3000 Dollars

Vintage engagement rings are among our favorite things. Not only are they beautiful, but their history whispers of old love stories we can’t get enough of. These are rings with a past, rings worn on the hands of those who […]

Ruby halo engagement rings

A Dozen Diamond Halo Engagement Rings To Die For

Sometimes, when you see a ring, the only logical thing you can do is screenshot it, send it to your best friend, and caption it “Dead.” While our rocks have been known to cause heart palpitations, we’re hoping to avoid […]

Rolex 16220 Datejust Dark Grey Tap Dial Watch

Top 10 Ways to Spot a Fake Watch

When it comes to spotting fake watches, we love a good watch bust as much as the next jeweler. Especially when it saves us a few thousand dollars – oh yes, even we’ve been burned by really good fakes. But […]

Engagement Ring Etiquette: Do’s and Don’ts

We’ve previously covered what to do in the case of a broken engagement (Did he/she leave? Yours to keep. Family heirloom? Give it back. Holiday or birthday engagement? Check your state’s laws). But what do you do when you aren’t […]

Engagement Rings for Men – I Do or I Don't?

Engagement rings for men might not be something you’re totally familiar with, but they are a growing trend. As the traditional meaning of marriage continues to evolve, couples are looking at different ways to express their love and new ways […]

2.62 Carat Cushion Cut Fancy Yellow Diamond Engagement Ring

Fancy Yellow Diamond Engagement Rings

We love diamonds, have we ever mentioned that? We love our large diamonds, our important diamonds, our GIA diamonds, our antique diamonds and vintage diamonds. We especially love fancy colored diamonds. When we buy fancy colored diamonds at a show, […]

Rose cut cushion shaped diamond

Our Favorite Cushion Cut Engagement Ring Settings

Cushion Cut diamonds are the most popular fancy shape diamond on the market. The modern cushion cut is similar to a brilliant cut, the cushion is more similar to a round’s facet pattern, and plays with light in the same way; while it’s […]