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  • Happy Holidays

    December Newsletter 2021 Happy Holidays! As we close 2021 Dean and I would like to say Happy Holidays to you and yours.  Here are some interes...
  • November Birthstones Citrine and Topaz

    In the Middle Ages-500-1500 AD, topaz was ground into powder and mixed with wine to guarantee a good night’s sleep. It is believed to help balance the emotions and has been said, if you dream of topaz, a problem you have been struggling with will soon be solved.
  • November Newsletter 2021

    DOES SILVER TURN BLACK?! I get this question sometimes and it’s like hearing nails on a black board to me.Why you may ask?! Because it doesn’t ha...
  • STERLING SILVER SPECIAL REPORT

    SPECIAL REPORT Sterling Silver – How and Why you need to clean it This special report is here to educate and inform you about how to care for and...
  • What a Tangled Web We Weave

    I HATE UNTANGLING CHAINS OK, there. I said it. But I will bet you hate tangled chains too. Admit it! There is no shame.Today I want to address the...
  • THE STORY OF DESIGNER STERLING SILVER AND ACCESSORY SNOBS

    It All Started Back In The Late 80'S Actually it started sooner than that. Mary Elizabeth managed jewelry kiosks in Chicago before we even met. We ...
  • Advanced Birthstones (October)

    ADVANCED OCTOBER BIRTHSTONES THE ORIGIN OF BIRTHSTONES Birthstones are an accepted and cherished tradition. Although ty...
  • All About Gemstone Part 1

    Prologue. I have been selling Sterling Silver for over 30 plus years and I noticed that many minerals or geological forms of rock are made into Jew...
  • November has 2 Birthstones - Citrine and Topaz

    Citrine is a variety of Quartz which gets its color from the presence of iron. Colors ranging from pale to golden yellow, honey or almost brown and...
  • January Birthstone GARNET!

    arnet is the traditional birthstone for the month of January. When I first started out selling jewelry many moons ago I was amazed by how popular b...
  • TIPS, TIPS AND MORE TIPS ON CLEANING SILVER

    Good day!   Just want to go over one little tip on polishing cloths and a little bit of theory.   Many of you already know Sterling Silver tarnishe...
  • March Birthstones-Aquamarine and Bloodstone

    If you are lucky enough to be born in March you have 2 birthstones, aquamarine and bloodstone. These stones couldn’t be anymore different in appear...