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History of the Cross in Jewelry

History of the Cross in Jewelry

There is not a more iconic symbol of Christianity than the cross. The cross is the great touchstone of the Christian faith; without it and the subsequent resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ, there is no Christian faith. A cross was required for the Savior to bear the curse of our sin in order for […]

Praying Hands Meaning

Praying Hands Meaning

What is the Meaning of Praying Hands in jewelry and Christian art? There is little that is more ubiquitous to mankind than prayer. No matter how much atheists might try to deny it, the instinct of mankind is to reach out to something or someone higher, because as humans we are surrounded by vivid reminders […]

The Importance of Marriage

The Importance of Marriage

One cannot overstate the importance of marriage. A married couple who strives to be faithful, unified, and selfless is a vivid representation of the character of God in a world that desperately needs to see more of Him. The number of decisions made when planning a wedding can be staggering. In anticipation of the wedding […]

Gemstone Color Wheel

Gemstone Color Wheel

Gemstones come in a rainbow of strikingly vibrant hues, which our gemstone color wheel makes beautifully apparent. By placing gems in color groupings for easy comparisons, customers can see their many exciting possibilities and subtle color shifts, when wearing gemstone rings or pairing gemstone jewelry options, such as pendants, necklaces, earrings or even wedding rings. […]

History of U.S. Military Dog Tag Necklaces

History of U.S. Military Dog Tag Necklaces

The military dog tag has a fascinating history, and was created by military people themselves due to requirement. Due to many losses from the several conflicts during the American Civil War (1861–1865), it was difficult to identify the dead soldiers. Improper record keeping of individuals assigned to and participating in combat as regulars or volunteers […]

14K Gold Cuff Links for Men

14K Gold Cuff Links for Men

14K gold cuff links for men are the perfect finishing touch for men’s formal wear. Read on to learn how 14k gold cuff links can enhance your style. While it’s common knowledge that accessories can do wonders to bring a woman’s outfit together, men’s accessories don’t get the same hype. Nevertheless, they can instantly take […]

Rose Gold Chain Necklaces for Pink Hues

Rose Gold Chain Necklaces for Pink Hues

Rose gold chain necklaces have been in and out of fashion ever since the process of manufacturing rose gold was first discovered in Russia in the 19th century. Rose gold became famous in the USA in the 1920s, when it was mostly used in engagement rings and fine jewelry. Today, rose gold chain necklaces are […]

Holy Spirit Dove

Holy Spirit Dove

“And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased” (Matthew […]

Ichthus Fish Meaning

Ichthus Fish Meaning

From the earliest days of Christianity, the ichthus fish has been a prominent symbol of the faith. From graffiti etched into Roman catacombs in the 2nd century to bumper stickers in the 21st, it has been one of the most recognizable symbols demonstrating one’s affirmation of Christianity. But why?  First, the word “fish” in Greek […]

Angels in the Bible

Angels in the Bible

Humans have been fascinated by angels from the earliest times. Angels frequently interacted with the patriarchs (Genesis 16:7-11; 21:17; 22:10-18; 28:12) and throughout the Bible, mention is made of the reverential awe (sometimes too much so) given to angels (Judges 13; Luke 2:9-13; Colossians 2:18; Revelation 19:10). Today, there are people who do not care much […]