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Trend Alert: Metal Minimalism

Simple designs that leave lasting impressions

For thousands of years, we’ve treasured silver and gold. They are beautiful and, most importantly, rare. Their burnished sheen entices the eye and holds our attention. And the enduring value of these precious metal enhances their appeal. No matter the case, bare metal is beautiful. That’s why we were so delighted read more…

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Good Looks From the Golden Globes

6 trends from the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards

Last night, the 74th Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Jimmy Fallon, broadcasted live from Beverly Hills and was viewed by an audience of over 20 million. The first big award show of the year featured an abundance of A-List celebrities flaunting beautiful gowns, stylish hair and makeup and of course, read more…

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Doing Some Last Minute Shopping?

Browse our list of top treasures for the holiday

Ready or not, Christmas arrives in five days! Don’t hit the panic button just yet. Though fast approaching, we’ve got you covered on those last minute holiday gifts. Give us a call; we’ll be open now until Friday from 8:00 am – 6:30 pm CST. Here’s our full holiday schedule and details. read more…

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Pantone® 2017 Color of the Year

Greenery—A fresh new shade leads the way

In the midst of the bustle of the holiday season, Pantone released its 2017 Color of the Year. Though hard to imagine, the rush of the peak selling season will soon pass and springtime will be upon us. With each new year, we are gifted with opportunities of renewal, growth, read more…

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Hot Holiday Trends

Our top picks for holiday gift giving

Give the gift of fashionable accessories this holiday season. Among the many fun and exciting designs available, there are a few unique styles that really stood out to me this year. Here are four trends that I absolutely love this season:   Rubies Red, a classic Christmas color, is showing its read more…

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Show Your Spirit with Spooky Gems

Stones that scream with Halloween personality

Planning to look freaky fabulous this Halloween? Pick your monster and perfectly spooky gems to match! Dracula Count Dracula is known for his devilish charm. And like this beloved vampire villain’s favorite dinner, Rubies reflect a deep blood red similar to what runs in the veins. Fiery and romantic, showing brilliant depth and intensity, the red hue read more…

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Strolling Through the Decades

A look at changing engagement styles over the years

You’ve probably hosted customers in search of the perfect vintage ring. The bride-to-be may have been wearing high-waist jeans while her beau was sporting a grizzly beard or high-top sneakers; it’s no secret that trends come and go, then come back again full circle. As artisans, we are able to read more…

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Love These New Looks

Hot jewelry trends to stock your store

It seems like we’re always searching for the next best thing. Whether we like it or not, so are our customers. The perfect piece of jewelry offers us a way to accentuate our style while also keeping up with the times. Here are a few trendy pieces to stock up on in order to offer your customers read more…

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Trend Alert: Floral Designs

Tips to sell this growing style

The flower is an original muse. It’s inspired some of the greatest works of art, design, and jewelry for centuries. And it’s been updated over the years to remain a fresh, relevant player in a variety of avenues. It’s the traditional symbol for femininity and grace playing with the delicate read more…

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It’s Fall, Ya’ll

Five fall trends we love for this season

Football, pumpkins, and Halloween — fall is officially here! And while we have to wait a bit longer to enjoy cooler weather here in South Louisiana, that’s not stopping us from getting excited about fall fashions, colors, and motifs. There are plenty of iconic fall elements that inspire jewelry this read more…

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Be a Timeless Bride (With a Trendy Twist)

7 unique engagement ring styles that command attention

Today’s brides want to make an individual fashion statement. But, it doesn’t mean that they want to venture too far from the beaten path when it comes to picking an engagement ring. Subtle details like small adjustments or hidden elements are just the right touches to make a ring unique read more…

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Red Carpet Worthy

5 Trends from the 68th Annual Emmy Awards

The 68th Annual Emmy Awards took place Sunday night and, naturally, the Internet was abuzz with praise, commentary, and more for the TV-centric ceremony. The night boasted an abundance of laughs (mostly from host, Jimmy Kimmel), lavish looks (did you see Claire Danes’ metallic masterpiece?), and lasting impressions (Sarah Paulson, Kerry read more…

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Gifting the Bridal Party

Give something special they’ll cherish forever

A bride’s wedding day is the best day of her life. It’s the day she’ll promise her love and life to her soul mate. It’s the day that her best friends and family have spent countless hours helping her prepare for and now will celebrate alongside her. The wedding day read more…

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Sell With A Story: Lapis Lazuli

High quality lapis has such an extraordinary color that, once seen, you can never forget it. This intense, brilliant blue defies easy description. Across all cultures blue is chosen as the favorite color and it is considered calming. But personally, I find lapis blue a lavish exciting color that grabs read more…

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Sell With A Story: Rubellite Tourmaline

With a name like rubellite, you can be pretty sure it’s a) red and b) probably connected to ruby. You’re absolutely right. Rubellite is a red tourmaline with a stunningly intense color similar to ruby. And they share a common Latin root: ruber or rubellus meaning either reddish brown or read more…

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