Resetting heirloom jewelry is the hottest trend right now

“When It Comes to Jewels, Everything Old is New Again”

So maybe you’ve inherited an emerald-embellished bar pin, meant to be paired with a scarf, or an exquisite diamond-encrusted brooch, perfect for accenting formal wear. While the value is priceless—it belonged to your late nana, after all—you don’t wear scarves. Or diamond brooches the size of pinecones. Is your sentimental but dated heirloom destined for decades in a dark drawer?

It doesn’t have to be, and more and more people are figuring that out, recrafting older pieces into newer settings and designs. “Some clients like to merge elements from numerous pieces into one design—like combining stones from a mother’s wedding band and a grandmother’s necklace into one piece, like a ring, or a father’s cufflinks into earrings,” says Christina Stith of Tenenbaum Jewelers, Houston’s largest estate-jewelry store. “The end result is something wearable, and—most importantly—treasured.”

Read the full article at Houstonia.

Thank you Chun Wai Chan, for such a lovely message! Read Chan’s story here and more about Tenenbaum’s partnership with Houston Ballet here, here and here.      

READ MORE

The Houston Astros third baseman is calling on Alex’s Army to contribute to the Houston Food Bank, providing meals for kids who would otherwise be going without. As a big THANK YOU for your contribution,  $2,000 Tenenbaum gift certificates will be awarded at random to donors of $1,000+.   How to Donate: Text FEEDHOU to 41444  or […]

READ MORE

We just got in a super tasty pair of earrings! They are just perfect (to me).  They have the elements of fine vintage jewelry, with lovely stones, and are wearable in every situation.  Comfy enough for everyday—some lucky lady will be able to wear them and make them her “signature”. This pair of earrings was […]

READ MORE

We participated in the Asia Society’s Tiger Ball for the very first time….and we couldn’t have had more fun! See full coverage of the event at PaperCity.      

READ MORE