A Long Distance Engagement

Posted on Aug 18, 2014

We love working with clients near and far and this particular couple resides in Florida. Thanks to technology we are able to easily create beautiful jewelry without sitting down face-to-face with the client.  They came to Dallas from Florida to visit family and we devised a master plan to sneak our client away without his girlfriend suspecting a thing! They recently sent us pictures from their wedding – and we even got to be featured on one of the tables at the reception. Each table represented a place that had been significant to them and their relationship. We love the classic simplicity of this ring. Cheers to the happy couple!   // Ring details: Round...

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Birthstone Bios | Garnet

Posted on Jan 14, 2014

Each month of 2014 we are going to highlight the gem that represents the birthstone for that month according to the traditional birthstone calendar. First up January and Garnet.  Garnet, derived from the Latin word granatus, means seed. It was given this name due to the resemblance this gem has to a seed or grain – specifically a pomegranate seed. The January birthstone is a deep, reddish brown, however garnets come in almost every color of the rainbow except for blue. In the 1870s Tiffany & Co. published a series of poems by an unknown author describing the ancient believes on the powers of each birthstone. Here is January: By her who in this month is born No...

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Lessons in Layers

Posted on Jan 10, 2014

We have just about had it with this Polar Vortex over the last few weeks, but it has my creative juices working overtime to stay warm while retaining a bit of femininity. Layering is a must when the temps are dipping below freezing but there is no reason to render our arms unusable or our shape undetectable.  Here are some of our favorite winter weather tricks to stay warm, yet stylish.  Vests A vest is one of the most versatile layering pieces. Fur, down-filled, fitted or oversized – a vest will keep you toasty warm while freeing up your arms. When your core is warm the rest of your body follows suit.  Hidden Layers There are many options for adding layers...

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Green with Envy

Posted on Nov 21, 2013

As the holidays approach we are even more captivated than usual by the vibrant hue of an emerald. The deep yet bright shade has popped up in fashion and interior design after being named the 2013 Pantone color of the year. Emeralds make fabulous jewelry for special occasions as well as everyday  accessories. So we thought we would highlight some of our favorites on the blog...

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Wardrobe Planning Part Three | S H O P

Posted on Nov 8, 2013

Today brings us to our third and final installment of the Wardrobe Planning Series -Shopping.  Here are Part One and Part Two in case you missed those. Shopping can be polarizing, there is nothing better than perusing store after store soaking in the colors and textures of the season.  However, when it comes time to hit the dressing room the mood drastically changes. While we can’t take all the stress out of finding the perfect pair of jeans we do have some tips to make the process go more smoothly.   No. 1 Bring your needs list Don’t rely on memory to tackle those gaps in your closet. Bring a paper copy or save it to your phone so you don’t get...

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Wardrobe Planning Part 2 | A N A L Y Z E

Posted on Nov 1, 2013

We are back with the second installment of our Wardrobe Planning series. If you missed Part 1 you can catch up here before reading on. Now that your closet is organized its time to ANALYZE. One of the most common problems we see is a closet bursting at the seams with clothes, many of which don’t fit, you don’t like, or are no longer in style. Follow these simple steps and be on your way to a more functional wardrobe. No. 1 Separate clothing seasonally and keep out of season clothes in a different closet, at the back of your closet or in storage bins.  The key is to only have what you will currently wear at your fingertips. This allows for quick outfit...

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