Labradorite, Herkimer & Opal – Oh My!

Ethical and sustainable jewelry line Melissa Joy Manning is leading the way in alternative stone sourcing and finding the beauty in nature’s abundance. If you  grew up in a western culture that values material possessions, you might view diamonds as the ultimate form of luxury (maybe even your best friend if you’re lucky enough). Diamond…

VOEU DU COEUR

We all know that good things come in small packages, and we all know that presentation is everything when it comes to jewelry and that special moment. That’s why it is so important to  choose a jewelry box that is just as special as what goes inside. It is the details that make the difference…

Jewelry & The Millennial

Millennial generations are growing up. This means they are slowly captivating the attention of businesses and retailers alike in their spending habits and concerns as consumers. Baby boomers are now making way for new standards, interests, color preferences, ethics, and general taste. While there are nearly unlimited ways to slice and dice consumer behavior, one…

Arabel Lebrusan

If there was ever a leader of the sustainable and ethical jewelry movement, it would be Arabel Lebrusan. Before slow fashion emerged as  a trendy term, and before sustainable consumerism became popular amongst millennial shoppers, Lebrusan decided to dedicate her life to the production of quality, elegant, and ethical jewelry. This has been her mission…

Do Lab Grown Diamonds Carry the same meaning?

Lab grown diamonds are an emerging trend that are captivating buyers and sellers alike. Diamonds, reliably ethical, grown in a lab, made to order, made according to exact designs and desired details. Sounds like a dream – right? But if it is grown in  a lab, does the diamond carry the same meaning as one…