Posts in Jewelry


Diamonds: The Meaning Behind April’s Birthstone

Diamonds play a few different roles in the cast of precious gemstones. While they are widely known as the universal symbol of love, they are also April’s birthstone. Some may think it’s unfair that so many women get to wear them but, to the contrary, those with April birthdays feel they are lucky to wear the world’s most prized jewel everyday of their lives!

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On the Runway: Accessorizing with Brooches

For many years, the modest brooch has been neglected and left to collect dust in your grandmother’s jewelry box or found in on display at neighborhood yard sales. But now they’ve come back in style, showing up as statement accessories on the runways of Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, Marc Jacobs, Diane von Furstenberg, Emilio Pucci and more.

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How to Upgrade Your Engagement Ring (Without Feeling Guilty!)

Your engagement ring has it's own story to tell. It’s a memory of the day you and your husband began your life's greatest adventure together. So, how can you upgrade the most romantic piece of jewelry you own while preserving the sentimental value? We, at Schiffman's, have an "easy button" for that.

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How to Propose with an Heirloom Engagement Ring

“Something old, something new” is how the wedding “good luck” formula begins. Weddings are full of traditions and bringing in an heirloom ring can make it even more special. If you’re about to propose with a family ring, there are a few things to consider beforehand. Appraisals, sizing, and discussing with your fiancé and family all come into play.

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