Jewelry Blog

4 Major Vintage Engagement Ring Styles

Mon, 21 Mar 2016
By PS Staff

20k Rose Gold Verragio INS-7074P Beaded Braid Princess 3 Stone Engagement Ring at Whiteflash

Verragio Beaded Braid Princess 3-Stone Rose Gold Engagement Ring, $4,800 at Whiteflash


Vintage engagement rings have seen a resurgence in the past year and with good reason. Many of today's trends are a direct result of the engagement ring designs of yesteryear. One reason we love the following looks is because they open up the possibilities of what makes an engagement ring. Although "diamonds are forever" many vintage designs incorporate pearls, gemstones and sometimes omit diamonds completely to create their one-of-a-kind masterpieces.

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Oscars Big Jewelry Winners

Mon, 29 Feb 2016
By PS Staff

Gold Statuette - Academy Award Winner (CC BY 2.0) by Dave B

Academy Award Winner (CC BY 2.0) by Dave B


The Oscars are over. Leonardo DiCaprio has finally taken home the prized gold statuette and borrowed baubles and dresses are back with their rightful owners. Yet we couldn't help but notice some of the biggest winners on Oscar night. Now they didn't have their names printed on an envelope, but were on stage quite frequently. Why we're talking about the jewelry brands that were front and center on nominees, winners and guests. Some are legacy brands and some are newcomers you should definitely pay attention in the future. So without further ado, here we go!

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Path to Proposal in Florence, Italy

Wed, 17 Feb 2016
By PS Staff

We would like to highlight one of our favorite destinations for lovers and wedding proposals . . . Florence, Italy. The historic seat of the Medici family and the ground zero of the Renaissance means that you and your loved one will be overcome with love when you set foot in the capital of Italy’s Tuscany region. In order to help you out, we've created a fabulous way to spend a day in the Tuscan capital culminating with a beautiful proposal.

18k Rose Gold Tacori 37-2RD Full Bloom Round Halo Diamond Engagement Ring at Whiteflash

Tacori Rose Gold Full Bloom Round Halo Engagement Ring, $6,350 at Whiteflash


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Spotlight on Harry Winston

Wed, 08 Jul 2015
By Linh Pilipchak

Spotlight on Harry Winston


There are few jewelers whose names are recognizable, and even lusted after, by the population at large. Of those names, Harry Winston is at the top of the pile. Not only does the legendary jewelry house adorn celebrities, royals and the ne plus ultra of the ne plus ultra, but they have managed to acquire some of the most famous jewels this side of the galaxy.

Spanish Inquisition Necklace - image by Unknown dbking
Spanish Inquisition Necklace
By Unknown dbking (299_9999) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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A Look at Cartier’s Jaguar

Tue, 30 Jun 2015
By Linh Pilipchak

A Look at Cartier's Jaguar


Cartier's Jaguar By Richard Majchrzak/StudioD - image by Richard Majchrzak

Richard Majchrzak/Studio D

Few symbols are as instantly recognizable throughout the world as the Cartier panther. This sleek, elegant, but powerful animal is the very embodiment of the storied jewelry house.

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Couture 2015 Ready: Sleek Designer Jewels in Gold

Wed, 20 May 2015
By Erika Winters

We are about to embark on our annual trek to Las Vegas for jewelry market week, where we see the latest from designers across the globe. We can't wait to head to the Wynn for Couture, a show that always excites us, as it delivers both new and established talent for us to explore. Couture offers an incredible array of jewels from the most intricate and detailed pieces to simple shapes for lovers of all things minimal. We are especially inspired by the following pieces from Yannis Sergakis, Sophie Bille Brahe, Yossi Harari, and Completed Works--4 designers who bring classical shapes and clean lines in gorgeous gold. #CoutureReady? Absolutely.


Yannis Sergakis diamond bracelet

Negative Space: Yannis Sergakis bracelet in 18k rose and black gold with diamond detail from the Charnieres collection


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Mother’s Day Jewelry Gifts: Delicate Pendants For Mom!

Thu, 30 Apr 2015
By Erika Winters

Mother's Day is May 10, and we can't think of a better way to celebrate all of the dear moms in our lives than with a special jewelry piece! We chose this selection of delicate pendants that can be layered with mom's other necklaces or worn alone. From dainty diamond pendants to heartfelt charms, here are a few ideas to help you find that perfect piece for mom!


Dewdrop pink opal necklace by Dawes Design
Dewdrop pink opal necklace by Dawes Design


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Jewels on TV: Beth Farber’s Cleo Collar on Fox’s Gotham

Wed, 29 Apr 2015
Jewels on TV: Beth Farber’s Cleo Collar on Fox’s Gotham

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Sustainable Jewels: Get to Know These 8 Designers for Earth Day 2015

Wed, 22 Apr 2015
By Erika Winters

Engagement rings by Dawes Design
Engagement rings by Dawes Design


We are celebrating the following 8 designers working in sustainable jewelry for Earth Day 2015! These designers produce stunning jewelry in recycled metals, diamonds, and gemstones, and some also work in Fairmined metals and Fair Trade gems. Many of these jewelers are listed in the Ethical Metalsmiths directory, where you can find more companies focused on social and environmental responsibility.



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Yvel & Save a Child’s Heart Foundation Team Up for February

Mon, 16 Feb 2015
Yvel & Save a Child’s Heart Foundation Team Up for February

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