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The Fabulous Pink Tourmaline

The Fabulous Pink Tourmaline

by Maddie Flowers
October's very special birthstone, pink tourmaline, dazzles in more colors than any other naturally occurring gemstone, making it truly one-of-a-kind. The name Tourmaline originates for the Sinhalese word toramalli, which means a "ston…
Celebrating National Bosses Day

Celebrating National Bosses Day

by Maddie Flowers
It is no surprise that this has been one unprecedented and wild year at Shreve & Co. Through all the ups and downs of 2020, one thing is for certain we have some pretty incredible bosses. As the threat of shutdowns started to sweep…
Is Hand Sanitizer Bad for Your Engagement Ring?

Is Hand Sanitizer Bad for Your Engagement Ring?

by Maddie Flowers
In the last 6 months or so, you've most probably used hand sanitizer more than ever before in your life! COVID-19 has changed our lives and daily routines drastically, one of those routines being the practice of hygiene and sanitizing o…
How to Layer Your Watch for Fall

How to Layer Your Watch for Fall

by Maddie Flowers
Fall is the season to stack up on the arm candy! With long sleeves and sweaters making a presence in your wardrobe, now is the time to accessorize and have fun with your watches and jewelry.   The Eclectic Look Be creative while…
Colors of Sapphires

Colors of Sapphires

by Maddie Flowers
Did you know not all sapphires are blue? When most people imagine a sapphire, they imagine a deep blue gem, but sapphires actually exist in a whole rainbow of colors! Sapphires exist in a range of colors including blue, pink, green, yel…
A. Lange & Söhne Minute Repeater in Deep-Blue

A. Lange & Söhne Minute Repeater in Deep-Blue

by Maddie Flowers
If you know A. Lange & Söhne, you are probably familiar with the brands most iconic timepiece, the Zeitwerk. In 2015, the brand released the Zeitwerk Minute Repeater, which created quite the excitement in the watch community du…
The Origins of Sapphires

The Origins of Sapphires

by Maddie Flowers
Not only are sapphires truly stunning, they share a rich history making them prized precious gems that are coveted throughout the world. Known for their symbolization of nobility, truth, sincerity, and faithfulness, they have become a p…