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For over 122 years, we've made it our mission to be experts in all things jewelry, timepieces, service, repairs, industry trends and more.
Below, we're sharing our insights, tips and lessons we've learned along the way.


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When it's Time to Resize a Ring

When it's Time to Resize a Ring

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
As life's circumstances happen, you may find that your engagement ring or wedding band are no longer fitting the way they once did. You may start asking how your ring is supposed to fit and whether it's time to resize it. There's a lot to con…
Our Guide to Jewelry Metals

Our Guide to Jewelry Metals

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
11-thousand years ago, our ancestors couldn't possibly know what was special about the metals they had discovered. Their utility seemed to be more important than anything. But it didn't take long before people realized some metals are more…
Our Favorite Places to Propose in Virginia

Our Favorite Places to Propose in Virginia

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
“Virginia is for Lovers,” and there’s no better place for lovers to propose than Old Dominion. You can look to Chesapeake Bay, a hideaway in the Appalachian Mountains, or dozens of places in between. In no particular order, here are five of…
A Message to Mom

A Message to Mom

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
Celebrating Mother’s Day is always memorable, but right now, sending her something special feels particularly meaningful. Whether you're looking to bring a smile to a gra…
How to Clean Your Jewelry at Home

How to Clean Your Jewelry at Home

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
The area under your ring is a prime place for bacteria to flourish, according to a recent study done by Georgia State University. The CDC has also noted that there are studies suggesting that your skin under your rings can have more germs t…
The Story Behind April's Birthstone: The Diamond

The Story Behind April's Birthstone: The Diamond

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
Sparkling and brilliant, diamond is one of the most desired gemstones on the planet. Those born in April are lucky to call diamond their birthstone, with a millennia long history as a symbol of strength and clarity. Diamonds were traded as…
A Message from our Family to Yours

A Message from our Family to Yours

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
From our family to yours, we're here to proudly say we believe in our community and things will be just fine. We are here today, here tomorrow, and you will be too. Let's stay strong, R…
Our Four Favorite Diamond Shapes

Our Four Favorite Diamond Shapes

by Kiley Schiffman
When Marilyn Monroe sang that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, she crooned, “But square-cut or pear-shaped, these rocks don’t lose their shape.” While her love of diamonds seemed universal, you may have many questions. For example, what are…
Meet Celebrity Jewelry Designer Robert Procop

Meet Celebrity Jewelry Designer Robert Procop

by Kiley Schiffman
Robert Procop, one of our featured brands in our Holiday Diamond Showcase in November, is known for exquisite jewelry.At the age of 19, none of us have any idea what kind of incredible turns our lives will take. That includes a young Robert…