November 14, 2018

Cool New Trends in Jade Jewelry

 Enchanting jade is back in style During the past few years, jewelers and jewelry lovers have embraced a back to nature trend. Jewelry has become a showcase for plant and animal designs, and for green themes in general. So it’s not a total shocker that jade jewelry has come back in vogue. Jade is an enchanting gemstone that comes in … Read More

January 19, 2018

The Resurgence of Signet Rings

Personalized signet rings are trending up Signet rings evoke images of times gone by, when distinguished gentlemen would drink port after a dinner party and the ladies would retire to the drawing room to gossip. But signet rings actually have a much longer, richer history. They date from a much older time than the 1800s and early 1900s, and now … Read More

June 20, 2017

Matching Gems to Metals: How Jewelers Choose Stunning Combinations

Creating one-of-a-kind jewelry Diamonds, sapphires, emeralds, and other precious gems are without a doubt the belles of the ball. Because of this, the metal framework holding these jewels in place is often seen as more of a sidekick. This reputation is undeserved, especially since the metalwork can be just as precious as the gems in terms of dollars and cents. … Read More

April 11, 2017

Redefining Brilliance: Crisscut® Diamonds by Christopher Designs

Wedding bands, engagement rings and more by Christopher Designs Diamonds are already “the perfect jewel” for proposals, birthdays, anniversaries, Valentine’s Day, and any other occasion. Despite its natural beauty and timelessness, there are still ways to get a more perfect diamond, says Christopher Slowinski, founder of Christopher Designs. His trademarked diamond, the Crisscut®, is a product of remarkable engineering, using … Read More

March 27, 2017

How Is Custom Jewelry Made?

Jewelry inspired by your style, taste, and cultural heritage There may be millions of pieces of jewelry to choose from, but there’s only one you and only you can design. Collaborating with a fine jeweler to breathe life into your own designs allows you to unleash your creativity and stay true to your unique sense of self. Custom jewelry is … Read More

March 14, 2017

4 Things You Should Know About Buying Pearls

Buying Pearl Jewelry: Advice from the Experts A lovely pearl necklace lends an air of effortless elegance to any ensemble. These living gems – long considered a symbol of innocence, virtue and purity — cast a flattering light to the complexion, and have been prized for centuries for their lustrous sheen and beauty. Over the years, many cultures have considered … Read More

February 7, 2017

Jewelry Trends the British Way

Brits are jewelry trendsetters There’s something endearingly sophisticated about British culture, with our overseas sister nation’s ambience of castles and crowns, teashops and towers. So it is no surprise that the Brits aren’t shying away from being trendsetters in everything fashion – and fine jewelry is no exception. If you’re looking for some global inspiration for your jewelry collection this … Read More

November 9, 2016

Understanding the Intricate Process of Gemstone Resetting

Gemstone resetting Resetting or remounting a diamond or other fine gemstone is the process of removing the stone from its old setting and placing it in a new setting. Gemstone resetting is a popular way to update family heirlooms or vintage finds. Perhaps you’ve inherited Great Aunt Sally’s emerald ring, but the setting is outdated or simply doesn’t match your … Read More

October 21, 2016

What’s My Jewelry Style?

Unique Jewelry style Are you Bohemian casual or aggressively modern? Minimalist or over-the-top? If you aren’t quite sure what your jewelry style is, you’re certainly not alone. Discovering your personal jewelry style is usually a gradual process that is shaped by your life experiences and perfected by your growing understanding of your self-identity. Your jewelry style should be instantly recognizable … Read More

September 30, 2016

Accent Your Fall Look With Boho Jewelry

Trendy boho jewelry for fall Are you an enlightened, free-spirited romantic at heart? Then why not express yourself with Boho jewelry? F. Silverman in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey has the bangles, chunky beads, layered chains, lockets, dangling earrings, and retro-tribal designs to complete your autumn outfit. Just stop by 24 Chestnut Ridge Road and ask one of our style consultants … Read More

December 31, 2015

New Year’s Jewelry Resolutions

      New Year’s jewelry resolutions With 2016 nearly here, many people are finalizing their New Year’s resolutions.  For most people, these goals center upon enjoying a healthier and happier life. If you were fortunate enough to receive some jewelry over the holidays – whether a vintage estate item, a designer pendant necklace, or a pair of beautiful diamond … Read More

November 3, 2015

Guide to Birthstone Jewelry

Beauty of colored gems Birthstone jewelry makes a thoughtful gift for the most special occasions in life, such as birthdays, weddings, anniversaries and graduations. The modern day list of birthstones was created by American jewelers for marketing purposes in 1912, but the use of twelve traditional gemstones for special significance and healing powers is a tradition dating back to the first century. … Read More