Engagement Rings Through the Ages

Valentine’s Day seems to bring out the romantic in many men, (and women) as they celebrate the occasion by getting engaged. In fact, more than 6 million Americans are expected to get engaged on Valentine’s Day this year – that’s a LOT of rings! So, where did the custom of giving an engagement ring start? […]

A Super Ring

A Super Ring: Trivia You Can Share This Sunday  It is always exciting to see the beautiful and artistic jewelry available at Beards, and as we are closing in on Valentine’s Day, and wedding season is right around the corner, there are some real masterpiece items available. However, we realize that not everyone is focusing […]

Embrace: A story of Wedding Rings

You get in your car and find something happy and upbeat on the radio. It’s a special day and you want to be surrounded by a positive atmosphere. As you drive, you imagine the styles you’ve seen in magazines, on television, and in store windows. Will you find something that suits you both? A design […]

5 Creative Ways to Give Jewelry

5 Creative Ways to Give Jewelry   Most women are thrilled to receive jewelry, especially around the holidays… wait, I take that back…ANYTIME! A little sparkle, a lot of shimmer, and her eyes will light up whether it’s a ring, necklace, pendant, or bracelet. Still, sometimes the ideas people have for presenting jewelry are less […]

Diamond Clarity

Because diamonds formed deep within the earth, under extreme heat and pressure, they often contain unique birthmarks, either internal (inclusions) or external (blemishes). Diamond clarity refers to the absence of these inclusions and blemishes. Diamonds without these birthmarks are rare, and rarity affects a diamond’s value. Using the GIA International Diamond Grading System™, diamonds are […]