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Diamond Grading: The Four Cs and What They Mean

Diamond Grading: The Four Cs and What They Mean

by Kiley Schiffman Storrs
Diamonds are rare. Diamonds that are ultimately used in jewelry are really rare. Nearly 80% of the diamonds that come from mines never make it to a ring or necklace. So what is it that makes a diamond special enough to be a coveted gems…
How to Clean Your Jewelry at Home

How to Clean Your Jewelry at Home

by Kiley Schiffman Storrs
Life happens. With constant competing priorities and engagements, there are always things which slide down the to-do list. Too often those simple tasks which get pushed to the side involve some of our most prized possessions. Jewelry cl…
Five Ways for Wearing Pearls for Any Occasion

Five Ways for Wearing Pearls for Any Occasion

by Kiley Schiffman Storrs
Women today are rediscovering pearls. Like many fashions, pearls have gone through different phases. The elegance of the upper class in the 1920s. A new look with Jackie Kennedy in the 1960s. A status symbol in the 1980s. Today, pearls…
How Your Beauty Routine Affects Your Jewelry

How Your Beauty Routine Affects Your Jewelry

by Kiley Schiffman Storrs
Suntan lotion in the summer. Moisturizer in the winter. Inspect spray in the forest. Face wash after a hard workout. Your skin is constantly bombarded with products which help it stay healthy. Have you ever wondered what that same routi…
Easy Ways to Keep Your Watch Looking Brand New

Easy Ways to Keep Your Watch Looking Brand New

by Kiley Schiffman Storrs
Text An average day in the life of your watch might include putting it on, taking it off, adjusting it on your wrist, possibly bumping it, exposing it to the elements, and a half-dozen other fiddling things. It probably sees action y…
The Rare Materials of William Henry

The Rare Materials of William Henry

by Kiley Schiffman Storrs
Perhaps the most unique aspect of this authentically American brand is the use of interesting and rare materials in their designs. Meteorite, gemstone, fossil, and metal applications are common in these unique creations. Here is a clo…
Throwback to the 80s: Our Favorite Hoop Earrings

Throwback to the 80s: Our Favorite Hoop Earrings

by Kiley Schiffman Storrs
If hoop earrings make you think of 80s icons like Julia Roberts, Cindy Crawford, and Madonna…then you may have missed 2019 celebs like Hailey Baldwin, Rhianna, and Meghan Markle sporting hoop earrings. In fact, from Bridget Bar…