7 Tips to Make Sure Your Jewelry is Genuine

Your jewelry is something you treasure, and for good reason. There is a lot of special significance attached to jewelry, such as an engagement, a special event, a birthday, or other occasion. So you want to make sure that the jewelry you purchase and receive is the real deal. Related: It says a lot about the person who gave it to you, that they cared enough to purchase real gemstones, gold, silver, or other materials. But how do you tell? Here are 7 tips you can use to verify the authenticity of jewelry. Oh, How Thoughtful! Have your jewelry appraised. Read More →

Disney Proposal Ideas Are a Dream Come True

I’m a Florida girl at heart. Ask my coral Hunter boots & Lilly Pulitzer puffer vest. On dreary, Chicago winter commutes, I stand out like a gator in your swimming pool. You can take the girl out of the Sunshine State, and significantly lower her sunscreen expenditure, but you just can’t take the Sunshine State out of the girl. Thusly, Disney proposals have always and will always make me cry. No exceptions. These are my favorite Disney proposal ideas. Now this is a “Diamond Celebration”! Congrats, @jessiiieowl. #Disneyland #disneyland60 #engagement #ring #castle A photo posted by @disneyweddings on Mar 14, 2016 Read More →

Tacori Halo Rings for #TacoriTuesday

Just so we’re all on the same page, you should know that every single time (and I mean every) I type the word halo I get the Beyonce song stuck in my head for a solid hour. I’m not complaining. I just want you to let that sink in, while meditating on the fact that I’m a jewelry marketing director in 2016. Halo might be the 5th most used word in my overall vocabulary. Related: Top 5 Reasons Halo Engagement Rings Rock Anyway, Tacori is quickly becoming the 6th. I love these rings. They are scrumptious. They’re just incredibly well-made, Read More →

Pastel Diamond Engagement Rings for Easter

Pastel diamond engagement rings are just perfect for this weekend – Easter Sunday, in case the “seasonal” aisle full of diabetic nightmares at your local grocery store hasn’t clued you in yet. Or that catchy Target commercial that takes liberties with Genius of Love lyrics (but then again, who hasn’t with that song…) Anyway, Easter weekend starts now. And if you’re looking for something candy colored that won’t give you cavities, precious gems are always a great place to start. First up, a pretty in pink pear shaped diamond in a two tone halo. This beauty features a GIA certified Read More →


Time for another round of #TacoriTuesday! The amazing designer line celebrates this weekly mini holiday with fun facts for all Tacori authorized retailers, teaching us about the brand, its leadership, and – of course – its impeccable rings. But it’s also a fun day for me to dedicate focus to the settings for the people who just might appreciate them most – soon-to-be brides! So, without further ado, my picks for Tacori favorites this week. First up, this beauty from the Sculpted Crescent line. I love the gently scalloped shank, and the delicate pave diamonds that glitter around the entire Read More →