Five questions with jewelry designer and one of the newest additions to our jewel box Nicole Zapata of Big Brave. Nicole's nature inspired sterling silver pieces are the perfect everyday staples. Check out her beautiful work at A+T in store + online!
A classic gemstone known for its natural opalescent beauty, Pearls have been used as adornment for centuries. Dating back at least as far as ancient Greece and the Middle East, where they believed pearls were tears of the gods fallen from heaven. This enchanting gem, meaning "sweet simplicity", has long... Continue reading
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
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'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