Barbara’s Bling Blog

All About Emeralds: May’s Birthstone

All About Emeralds: May’s Birthstone

Emeralds are the birthstone for May and the traditional gemstone for the 20th and 35th wedding anniversaries.  They are considered one of the four precious stones along with diamonds, rubies, and sapphires. The lush greenness of this stone makes it a perfect gem to...

Celebrating Mother’s Day with Jewelry

Celebrating Mother’s Day with Jewelry

The Perfect Gift for Mother's Day. Mother’s Day is almost here, and we recognize that the pressure is on to find just the perfect gift.   Whether it’s your Mom or the Mom of your children, we know this is someone special who has dedicated countless hours to the...

From Start to Finish: Custom Jewelry Design

From Start to Finish: Custom Jewelry Design

An Inside Look. . .  We thought it might be fun to follow a custom jewelry design job from start to finish, so that you can see the steps involved.  We are pleased to share this story of our longtime customer and friend Vicky. With over 26 years of experience in...

All About Diamonds: April’s Birthstone

All About Diamonds: April’s Birthstone

  Celebrating with diamonds. . . Diamonds are the birthstone for April and the traditional gemstone for the 10th, 60th and 75th wedding anniversaries.  But what if your birthday isn’t in April or you’re not anticipating a milestone anniversary?  We say...

The Tennis Bracelet and its History

The Tennis Bracelet and its History

The tennis bracelet, a classic piece of jewelry, was once known as an eternity or inline bracelet. The design became more popularly known as a “tennis bracelet” when, during a 1987 US Open Tennis match, Chris Evert had a jewelry malfunction, and diamonds from her...

Aquamarine and Bloodstone: March’s Birthstone

Aquamarine and Bloodstone: March’s Birthstone

Lucky March babies can choose from two very different birthstones: Aquamarine or Bloodstone.  (Aquamarine is also used to celebrate the 19th wedding anniversaries.)  Read on to make your choice, or better yet wear both! Aquamarine:  What’s in a name. . . Inspired by...

Amethyst: February’s Birthstone

Amethyst: February’s Birthstone

Amethyst is the birthstone for February and the traditional gemstone for the 6th and 17th wedding anniversaries. We think it’s a particularly beautiful and appropriate gemstone for February:  St. Valentine, the patron of romance and love, is said to have worn an...

Custom Engagement Rings: Creations of Love

Custom Engagement Rings: Creations of Love

Custom engagement rings offer you the opportunity to create something special to commemorate your love for each other. When we custom design a piece, we'll make it easy for you to create the ring of your dreams.  Originally featured on our Facebook site, we have...

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