November 10, 2017

It's an American cliche by now.Sitting around the dinner table on Thanksgiving day and asking everyone seated to state what they are thankful for. I'm sure many families don't do this just as I'm sure many experience a bit of apprehension when it becomes their turn to...

February 17, 2016

Every winter ,after Christmas,customers trickle into our store asking if we can”take Mom’s old rings apart and make something new.”
And of course our answer is “YES!” It takes a little time to discover what it is you’d like to have made as far as style and substance is...

September 20, 2015

The Marry Me Kite Proposal September 20, 2015Pop the question by taking to the skies! The world once thought flying was impossible for people and yet kites have always been there inspiring people to soar. Whether you are on a trip to a tropical island or on a drive to...

July 21, 2014

 

Perhaps this is one of the most unwise things I’ve said this year, but I thought recently “I wish I hadn’t sold so many 2 carat diamonds 10 years ago for $5,000, $6,000, and $7,000.”  The reason is, of course, two carat diamonds (of similar quality) have appreciated i...

July 18, 2014

 

In the life of most consumers, we all come to want to trade out an asset that we believe is of value to acquire something new.  Sometimes we are pleasantly, often we are disappointed.  But a trade of goods or services mostly depends on finding the right business or in...

June 7, 2014

 

It’s a question I often hear and it can be confusing to the uninformed….so let me try to explain.

When a person wants to know what an object is worth, let’s use a diamond ring for example, it can have more than one value. To ensure the ring against loss or theft means...

May 17, 2014

When shopping for a diamond of some significance, let’s say 1ct or bigger, consumers often ask for a
diamond that has a laboratory certificate or “cert”.

Indeed some chain stores and independently owned stores present these “certs” as proof positive that the diamond qua...

March 22, 2014

 

Burger King has one thing right!

And that’s from their old slogan, “Have it your way.”  (We don’t recommend the two chicken breasts as a bun with the hamburger in between)  What we mean by “Have it your way” your diamond engagement ring (or wedding band or anniversary...

November 16, 2013

By far one of the ways your buying priorities have changed in the last 3-4 years is that you love buying up-to-date fashion and trendy jewelry and that you don’t want to pay a lot for it.
That’s why Abby’s bought Pandora (average sale $99) and Brighton (average sale $3...