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April Birthstone: Diamond

April Birthstone: Diamond

The most glamorous birthstone of them all, Diamonds are over a billion years old and continue to be chosen by those who are drawn to their undeniable sparkle. Diamonds are the hardest known substance on earth, which is one reason why they've become such a popular choice for wedding +... Continue reading

Tips and Tricks to Clean Your Jewelry at Home

Tips and Tricks to Clean Your Jewelry at Home

If you're anything like the A+T team, you hate to admit it...but you have some fine jewelry at home that needs a little extra love. Tarnish, a bit of dog hair here and there, or perhaps just something in need of a spruce-up. Never fear! Cleaning your jewelry is... Continue reading

March Birthstone: Aquamarine

March Birthstone: Aquamarine

March's birthstone Aquamarine comes in a gorgeous range of blues, from sky blue to peacock, and even cerulean. 

The serene colors of aquamarine invoke the tranquility of its namesake, the sea. In fact, the name “aquamarine” is derived from the Latin word aqua, meaning water, and marina, meaning the... Continue reading

Five for Friday with Jewelry Designer Georgina Trevino

Five for Friday with Jewelry Designer Georgina Trevino

Our featured Five for Friday artist this week is Mexican contemporary jeweler Georgina Trevino! We've fallen in love with Georgina's colorful + cheeky + glamorous work, so we were ecstatic when we finally got the chance to talk to her about her design influences, style inspo, and more. Read what... Continue reading
January Birthstone: Garnet

January Birthstone: Garnet

January's gem of the month is Garnet, a stone who's history goes back thousands of years and has been found among jewelry in ancient Egyptian tombs, and was favored by nobility and clergy in the middle ages. It has a hardness of 6.5-7.5 on the Mohs scale, making it a... Continue reading

Adornment Weddings: Kate + Trini

Adornment Weddings: Kate + Trini

A+T Custom clients Kate + Trini walk us through the in's + out's of planning a 2020 wedding, and talk about their one of a kind experience designing a custom engagement ring with shop owner Viviana Langhoff.
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November Birthstones: Topaz + Citrine

November Birthstones: Topaz + Citrine

Topaz + Citrine: the birthstones of November, and the perfect gem for all you Scorpios and Sagittarius! 
Topaz and Citrine look so similar they often get mistaken for one another. Through much of history, all yellow gemstones were considered topaz, and all topaz was thought to be... Continue reading