June 15, 2021

Summer Jewelry Trends for 2021

Summer is all about sunshine, fruity drinks, tan lines, and happy memories. The warm months also mean it’s time to break out the summer jewelry. From bright colors and vibrant gems to chunky bracelets and sea-inspired pieces, here are summer jewelry trends for 2021 to inspire your style. Bright Colors Nothing goes better with sunshine and tan lines than bright, … Read More

June 10, 2021

What Color Gemstone Is June?

Birthstones are colorful, whimsical ways to celebrate someone special by recognizing the month they were born in. Those born in June are incredibly lucky to have the pearl as their birthstone.  Perhaps June is associated with pearls because the lustrous color that shines from a pearl’s surface is reminiscent of the new summer sunsets, or maybe it’s because they represent … Read More

May 27, 2021

Everything You Need to Know About Jade Jewelry

Jade is easily recognized around the world for its vibrant green color. This distinct gemstone has been prized for centuries for use in tools, decoration, and jewelry. If you’re interested in adding jade to your jewelry collection, here is everything you need to know about jade jewelry. What Is Jade? What most people think of as “jade” is really two … Read More

May 19, 2021

How to Tell If Your Vintage or Antique Jewelry Is Valuable

Perhaps you were cleaning out your grandmother’s closet or going through old boxes in your mom’s attic when you found a bag or box full of old jewelry. The pieces look nice, so you begin to wonder if you’ve just struck gold. But is that old jewelry actually worth anything? Here’s how to tell if your vintage or antique jewelry … Read More

April 27, 2021

The Pearl Engagement Ring Trend

A-list actress Emma Stone recently got engaged with a ring featuring an 8-millimeter akoya cultured pearl. Michelle Williams, another movie star, has also been seen wearing a stunning pearl ring on that finger. From celebrities to regular people, more and more brides are wearing pearl engagement rings. Even the experts have noticed the trend, as Leigh Batnick Plessner, co-creative director … Read More

April 22, 2021

How to Choose Jewelry for Bridesmaids

Deciding on the color and style of your bridesmaid dresses is a fun and time-honored part of planning a wedding. But creatively coordinating your bridesmaids’ looks doesn’t end there – you also have to think about accessories, including what jewelry they will be wearing. When it comes to jewelry, each of your bridesmaids might have a different preference or style. … Read More

April 19, 2021

How Do You Take Care of Fine Jewelry?

Just like precious artwork or beloved clothing, fine jewelry needs special care in order to maintain its beauty for years to come. Famed jewelry designer Hulchi Belluni’s jewelry care guide has the expert advice you need to make sure your fine jewelry stays just as stunning as the day you got it. Caring for Your Fine Jewelry All fine jewelry … Read More

April 16, 2021

See Gabriel & Co.’s Spring Jewelry Refresh Ideas for 2021

Here at F. Silverman Jewelers, we love our jewelry designers not only because these world-class artisans fill our showroom with stunning fine jewelry, but because they are leading jewelry trend-makers. One example is Gabriel & Co., a premiere brand known for breathtaking fashion and bridal jewelry. Read on for our recap of Gabriel & Co.’s take on 2021 spring jewelry … Read More

April 12, 2021

April’s Birthstone Is Diamond

Birthstones are fun, colorful, and special ways to make people of each birth month feel loved. While each birthstone is precious, those born in April might be the luckiest of all as their birthstone is the gorgeous, sparkling diamond. Maybe April is associated with diamonds because they represent the bright April sunshine, or perhaps it’s because they are reminiscent of … Read More

March 19, 2021

What Is the Difference Between a Bangle and a Bracelet?

Though bangles and bracelets are both types of jewelry worn on the wrist, they are not the same. Bangles are solid and do not have openings or clasps, while bracelets are flexible and have clasps.  The differences between bangles and bracelets can be broken down into three categories: rigidity, material, and mode of closure. Rigidity – Bangles are rigid, meaning … Read More

March 11, 2021

Top Jewelry Trends for 2021

When the world turned upside down at the beginning of 2020, many people found themselves inside with nowhere to go and no reason to dress up. But, as the year progressed, these same people found themselves decking out their sweats and sweaters with personality-filled jewelry pieces. And, with the upcoming jewelry trends for 2021 as evidence, jewelry designers were no … Read More

March 4, 2021

Are Diamond Accents Real Diamonds?

Diamond accents are real diamonds. The term “accent” refers to how they are used to accentuate a larger center stone, as these smaller diamonds are still graded for Cut, Color, Clarity, and Carat and are still valuable. Sometimes referred to as accent diamonds, these gems are simply smaller diamonds that are placed around large diamonds to enhance the overall beauty … Read More