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Are Channel Set Diamonds Secure?

How gemstones are set in jewelry plays a crucial role in both their beauty and functionality. A channel setting is a style where gems are placed in between two metal strips, forming a “channel” on the band of the ring resulting in a sparkling row of gemstones or diamonds. This is a very secure and […]

June 10, 2024

Why Is Diamond Jewelry So Popular? 

Whether rings, earrings, or necklaces, it’s hard to walk through a crowd of people and not see someone wearing diamond jewelry. The stones themselves have become a status symbol, signifying luxury, but how did this come to be? Let’s talk through what makes diamonds so special, from the gemstone’s geological origins to its history of […]

June 4, 2024

Can You Change the Setting of an Engagement Ring?

Whether it’s for a change of style, an upgrade to a larger stone or to add additional stones and details like an extra sparkly halo, you can absolutely change the setting of your engagement ring. However, because your ring represents something very special and personal, any modifications should be carefully planned with your jeweler to […]

May 27, 2024

What Type of Necklace Should a Bride Wear? 

If you’re prepping for your big day, you’ve probably got your wedding band and engagement ring taken care of — but what about other jewelry? What type of necklace a bride should wear on the wedding day, if any at all, is a very common question that depends on a variety of factors. Let’s talk […]

May 24, 2024

Where Do Pearls Come From?

While most precious gems are formed in the Earth, pearls are the only “gemstone” created inside of a living creature. Pearls are formed by mollusks, a soft-bodied animal group that includes oysters, mussels, and clams. These mollusks create pearls as a defense mechanism against irritants that enter their shells. Let’s learn more about how they […]

May 20, 2024

What Is the Significance of Birthstone Jewelry?

The practice of assigning different gemstones to different birth months has ancient and possibly even biblical origins. Today, these birthstones are a symbol of identity, often worn in necklaces and even engagement rings. Here’s how you can find your birthstone (or birthstones) and what exactly this significant gemstone means. How Can I Find My Birthstone? […]

April 26, 2024

The Diamond Reserve is Expanding to Austin, Texas!

The Diamond Reserve is undergoing their first out-of-state expansion to the gorgeous and ever-growing metropolis of Austin. We sat down with Erin Kurtz, the head of the new Austin branch of The Diamond Reserve, to discuss the move, the challenges they had and to get a sneak peak at what we can expect from the […]

April 5, 2024

How Do You Layer Necklaces Without Tangling Them?

Layering multiple necklaces is a great way to express your personal style or showcase a few unique pieces at once. However, it can be hard to get started, whether you’re new to accessorizing in this way or just building up your jewelry collection. Here’s how to create the perfect necklace stack and prevent dreaded tangling […]

What are Ear Climbers?

Ear climbers, sometimes called ear crawlers, ear pins, or climber earrings, are a trendy and stylish jewelry option that has taken the fashion world by storm, but what exactly are they, and why are they so popular? Ear climbers are a newer and very clever style of earring which give a distinctive look without the […]

April 1, 2024

What Is the History of Statement Rings?

Whether for everyday wear or special occasions, a statement ring is meant to make a statement just as its name implies. Also known as cocktail rings, statement rings have a long and storied history in the jewelry world, dating back to the 1920s. While trends may have changed in the century since the bold style […]

March 22, 2024

What is a Marquise Cut?

A marquise (pronounced as ‘mar-keys’) cut stone is a beautiful shape that takes the classic curves of a round or oval cut and elongates it with two pointed ends, creating an eye-like or football shape. With a growing interest in unique engagement rings, although a timeless shape, the marquise has a habit of re-emerging with […]

March 18, 2024

What is a Bar Necklace?

A bar necklace features a long, narrow bar-shaped pendant as its centerpiece which can be oriented vertically or horizontally. These necklaces are known for their sleek and minimalist design, making them a popular choice for both casual and formal wear. There’s no denying that these easily customizable necklaces are here to stay, and a classic […]

February 19, 2024