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The Autumn Sapphire: September’s Birthstone

The Autumn Sapphire: September’s Birthstone

September is often a month of contradictions, a confluence of two seasons, filled with transitions from summer pool parties to autumn’s bonfires, with the back to school rush and the drop of temperatures from sweltering August to the cool longer dusks of September. It is that distinctive deep blue September twilight that is captured so […]

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
White Gold Wedding Bands for the Groom

White Gold Wedding Bands for the Groom

The groom’s ring is an often-overlooked element of wedding planning. With so much of the focus on the bride in contemporary weddings, the groom’s considerations can be left by the wayside. The bride requires a lavish white ball gown, while he can get by with a rental tuxedo. Her bouquet is lush with varied fragrant […]

August 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
Something Borrowed: Antique Diamond Engagement Rings for the Bride

Something Borrowed: Antique Diamond Engagement Rings for the Bride

Haven’t you ever wished you could find a luxe, vintage ring that was actually brand new? No slightly creepy feeling like when you rent bowling shoes knowing someone else has worn them before, no speculation about who owned the vintage ring before you did…just a new, untouched ring made way-back-when, with the old fashioned style […]

August 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Paisley Wedding Bands for the Bride

Paisley Wedding Bands for the Bride

Paisley is pretty—women have recognized the unequivocal aesthetic value of the twisting botanical motif for centuries now. That distinctive curling teardrop shape of paisley became a wildly popular fashion motif in 18th century Britain, when shawls imported from India with that design were all the rage. The smartest aristocrats and most aspirational bourgeois vied for […]

August 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Top 10 Motifs For Wedding Bands & Rings

Top 10 Motifs For Wedding Bands & Rings

We seal our vows with an exchange of rings, but just because we bow to that tradition doesn’t mean you have to be cliché about it. No one says it has to be all hearts and flowers…although those are definitely an option. The media frenzy to showcase celeb wedding bands illustrates how fascinated we are […]

July 24, 2014 | By | Reply More