Why Emerald Gemstones are Perfect for Spring

An emerald gemstone is defined as being inspirational, compassionate, and having unconditional love. Emeralds have been known for being a symbol of faithfulness and loyalty. This is why they are linked to birthdays and anniversary presents. Emeralds are the birthstone of May because they are signified by rebirth, growth, nature, and energy. Which can all be associated with the season of spring. Spring is seen as a season when warmth and growth come back into our lives. Wear your Emerald rings, earrings, or pendants during spring to celebrate the month of the gemstone. 

Determining The Origins Of Your Diamonds

Proposing To A Socially Conscious Bride-To-Be? Make Sure Your Diamonds Are Conflict-Free The average cost of an engagement ring rose to 56% in 2018, with typical spend valued at $7,829. Of all the engagement rings given, 71% of them were set with diamond as the main stone. Beloved, beautiful and timeless, diamonds are the quintessential gems for couples who want to tie the knot. Unfortunately, diamonds may also be the source of conflict, misery and unfair treatment. If you’re popping the question soon, there are several ways to ascertain whether the jewelry you choose for your special someone is conflict-free or ethically sourced....

Sapphires: Trendy or Classic?

You know the story, some celebrity wears a dress, buys a house, or starts a diet, and the whole world follows. The same trends are followed in jewelry.   But what if that celebrity is a member of the British Royal family? Does that create a trend? Or a classic piece? When Prince Charles proposed to his then-girlfriend Diana Spencer in 1981 with an off-the-shelf 12 carat sapphire engagement ring, it caused quite the stir. In the US, diamonds were common for engagement rings, as they are today. The sapphire was an outlier, it seemed. But then, Charles and Diana's son, Prince William, proposed...

A Longtime Mouradian Client Shares Her Story

Margo, a Mouradian Jewelry client offered to share her testimonial of her experiences with Mouradian on our blog:   "Harout is simply the best.  His attention to detail is nothing short of amazing and so is his work. If I had a dollar for every time someone stopped to comment on my wedding rings, I could buy five more of them :).  I have referred all my friends and family and I always hear back how pleased they are with his professionalism, opinions, style and over all work.  Harout is classy with a sparkle, his store stands out as one of the...