Expressions of Love: Serpents + Swallows

Feb 11, 2020

Eve…Britney Spears…Queen Victoria… What do they all have in common? Serpents! At first glance, the idea of wearing snakes is a head-scratcher, isn’t it? Yet the serpent motif carries many meanings, its most popular being representation of eternity. This stems from the idea of the ouroboros (an ancient symbol of a serpent eating its own […]

Expressions of Love: Hearts

Feb 6, 2020

Do you remember those broken heart “Best Friend” necklaces of the 80’s and 90’s? The ones where two people each wear half of the heart, and when united they create a whole. Such a sweet message for two friends to share with each other! The heart motif can be used in jewelry to represent many […]

Expressions of Love: The Language of Flowers

Feb 4, 2020

Is there anything as romantic as floral jewelry? Two traditionally romantic gifts combined into one expression of love. Swoon! In celebration of Valentine’s Day this year, we are doing a short series on some of the romantic symbolism used in jewelry through the ages. The use of symbolism in jewelry was especially popular in the […]

Sputnik Style Coral and Diamond Demi-Parure

Jan 24, 2020

Hello friends! One of our newest arrivals is this super cool and groovy coral and diamond demi-parure. (Ha ha!  See what I did there?  I snuck in a fun term for your verbal grab-bag: demi-parure!  Definition: French, ‘half a parure’; a small, matching set of jewelry such as a necklace and brooch or earrings and […]