No One Told Her to be Careful or Choose Another Ring After selling her retail shop in downtown Santa Barbara, Mona realized her childhood dream when she and her husband, Jake, bought a ranch in the Santa Ynez Valley. I am a horse loving jeweler. Happily one of my horseback-riding friends in Santa Ynez was a […]
It’s All in the Family Many people don’t know that rubies and sapphires belong to the same gem family, which is called corundum. Fun Fact; the source of the name sapphire is the Greek “Saphiros” which means blue. When they figured out that ruby was a corundum they gave it its own name from the […]
From the Battle Field to the Front Page for Love How did a British Army bombardier in Afghanistan make a one penny wedding ring? He made it from an Afghani penny and end up on the front page of the Daily Mail!
Facebook Post Finds Lost Man for Wedding Ring A short while ago a local resident, Jenn Ja Birchim, posted on her Facebook page that she’d found a gold wedding ring at Ellwood Beach near Santa Barbara. On the inside it had a particular inscription, “My Love, My Life, My Lobster,” which intrigued her.
Sexy Succulents so go With Wedding Rings Who doesn’t think of those cactus-like, sandy soil-loving, drought resistant, easy-to-grow sexy plants when getting married, right? When this California jeweler is designing wedding rings of course I think succulents! Succulents and weddings go together like milk and cookies. Like popcorn and butter. Like Ken and Barbie. Like […]