Marcel Roelofs has lived and worked in Germany since the early 1970s. He founded his own wholesale company in 1977, and just five years later the self-taught jeweler launched his first designer collection. He now supplies an extensive range of clasps, ear jewelry and rings around the globe.Read More
On Friday and Saturday nights, March 20th and 21st, we hosted 23 clients for a Gemstone Roundtable. Kim Collins, one of our favorite colored gemstone suppliers, presented nearly 100 loose gems for our clients to see, touch and purchase!
The Roundtable is a fun for all, filled with cocktails, snacks and lively conversation. The highlight of the evening is when a client wants to take an in-depth look at a gem –and the entire room yells “DIBS!!!”Read More
In 1947, Christian Dior redefined womenswear with a collection that was deemed the “New Look,” due to its emphasis on the feminine silhouette. Sixty-six years later, curvaceous silhouettes are again being celebrated in Fall 2013 fashion. We're seeing nipped waists and body-hugging looks.
What type of jewelry would you pair with this re-imagined "new look?" Classic pearl earrings? Or something more modern?Read More
I recently was invited to a garden tea-party and pulled together this fun, whimsical outfit. My inspiration was jewelry, of course! Labradorite and yellow gold complement each other perfectly in these great earrings and necklace by designer Lika Behar. I thought the playful colors and natural shape were just perfect for a summer garden party! Slip into a deep yellow frilly dress and a comfortable pair of pumps - and you're ready for tea-time in the garden!Read More
The spring runway shows this year were full of floral fantasy. The styles ranged from bright jumpsuits to elegant evening wear with subtle flowers. The runway isn't the only place you'll see this floral trend. Floral jewelry design is in full bloom as well!Read More
Pairing graphic blocks of bold colors together is a fashion trend that can’t be ignored! Color blocking is all over the runway and inside the pages of every fashion magazine. Try color blocking with your jewelry by wearing one piece of jewelry that has multiple blocks of color or by pairing multiple pieces that have bold color combinations. We have several color-blocking options in stock in our Colorado Springs jewelry store! For example, take a peek at these multi-color beauties by designer Marco Bicego.Read More
When buying a diamond, it is vitally important to know about the 4 C's. They are cut, color, clarity, and carat weight. Together, the 4 C's determine a diamond's value. It is essential to learn about each of the 4 C's before purchasing a diamond because each C speaks differently to each individual. For some, the carat weight is the most important while for others it is the cut.Read More
The engagement ring is the one item she will most likely wear everyday for the rest of her life. How do you know if you are buying the right ring? Follow these simple tips before heading out to your local jeweler to ensure you get her the ring of her dreams: Tip #1: Determine a budget. How much to spend on an engagement ring is a personal matter. The commonly accepted guideline of two months’ salary was developed to be a directional tool to help establish a budget. Once a budget is established, it is important to select the finest quality stone available at that price.Read More
Designer Toby Pomeroy is one of our most recent additions to the store. Toby Pomeroy is the leading jewelry design studio in bringing sustainability and fair trade ethics to the jewelry industry in the United States. The jewelry is sourced from the earth with the same love and care with which it is handcrafted. It truly is a refined, timeless collection of jewelry equally ethical as it is elegant. This definitely is jewelry you can feel really good about wearing.Read More