She said to me after she had taken her precious ring home, “I was beyond thrilled when I saw the ring they made for me. It was PERFECT. I started to cry, I was so happy! It was like being reunited with an old friend.” Now when she gets stopped and asked about the ring, she is able to tell her story through this talisman, creating an eternal bond between her and her Paw Paw.
Instead of searching endlessly for four items she can wear that not only all go together but don’t take away for her dress can be exhausting. One jewelry piece can be custom created and in a matter of weeks, POOF! She can have a custom-tailored piece of jewelry encapsulating all the traditions in one! In custom design, the possibilities are endless. From a simple sketch, a piece can be manifested into life, even more beautiful than you could have ever imagined.
This event was truly magical. The best part? I know that these mothers are having a Mother’s Day they will never forget. This event was truly based upon how you can put thought and meaning into a gift and produce a piece with even more significance.
I ended up with three designs, of which I had a very hard time choosing… But I eventually came to realize that I kept going back to the second design. It still provided the support for my engagement ring but added in visually appealing negative space with romantic curves. It is artsy like myself but doesn’t present as overwhelming.
As fine jewelers we can't fathom many reasons to not buy a genuine gemstone. But sometimes we find it helps to hear from a third party perspective. Jewelry Nerd isn't exactly an outsider to our industry, but she is the online champion of transparency and good information in Fine Jewelry. So we asked her to weigh in on Natural Gemstones specifically for USNA Class Rings.
One of the best tools for leaving or finding “hints” is Pinterest. So we caught up with three ladies who use pinterest differently to learn more about De-Coding Pinterest “hints”.
She Said Yes: John & Michele
John took Michele back to the City Dock to propose, just before Michele's annual family Christmas Eve Brunch at McGarvey's!
Feeling as though the jewelry from years past didn't quite fit her style, Rita wanted to create the ring of her dreams with the diamonds from her Nana's jewelry. Rita's whimsical custom re-designed ring, showcases several of her Nana's vintage diamonds set in a swirly pattern with milgrain edges.
Where are They Now: The Strausses
Like so many of our Naval Academy clients, Will and Lauren have moved several times in the past few years. So where in the world are the Strausses now? This May, Will and Lauren will move from Pensacola, FL to Corpus Christi TX for Advanced Flight School to fly....
Treasured: Wearing an Heirloom
Zachary's customer, Rachel Pope brings new life to an old ring that belonged to her Grandfather, with a simple sizing. Now, it's the ring she can not be without!