• When we speak of “fine” jewelry, we’re not just discussing the way the piece looks, although every piece of fine jewelry at David Craig Jewelers is indeed quite beautiful! Fine jewelry refers to pieces that are created from solid precious metals like gold, sterling silver and platinum. Often, previous gemstones
  • We never get tired of talking about gold! Believe it or not, this precious metal is so rare that you’re more likely to dig up a five-carat diamond than you are a one-ounce nugget of gold. In fact, statistics show that more steel is poured in one hour than all
  • Doublets and triplets might sound like Olympic skating feats, but in the fine jewelry world the terms designate special techniques designers use to create exciting new colors and shapes of fine jewelry. Thin, often fragile gemstone layers of the same or different gemstones are blended to create strong, artistic and
  • The debate continues. Silver or gold? When it comes to choosing engagement rings, necklaces, earrings and more, we ask ourselves whether gold or silver “suits us” best. The answer: Pick what you love or mix and match them both! Traditional Thinking Folks used to be advised to stick to the
  • You may have heard about the 4Cs of diamond quality: color, clarity, cut and carat. But how do you choose what actual SHAPE suits you best? Shape is just what it sounds like, while the cut refers to the facets, reflective qualities, symmetry and other aspects of the diamond which
  • Traveling this summer? Planning on taking some of your precious metal jewelry with you? Here are some valuable tips to KEEP YOUR FINE JEWELRY SAFE: #1 Make Sure Your Ring is Secure. If you’re traveling with a diamond engagement ring, consider bringing it in to David Craig Jewelers for a
  • It’s a sad day for all of us here at David Craig Jewelers when a customer comes in to say she or he lost a valuable diamond or gemstone. The story is almost always the same: The ring, necklace, bracelet or earrings owner didn’t even notice a prong was broken
  • This month, David Craig Jewelers proudly highlights our cheerful jewelry specialist Edie Sidebotham, one of the latest individuals to join our team. She loves to travel: While Edie currently lives in Yardley, she originally hails from LaGrange, North Carolina, a small town that’s part of the inner coastal region of
  • “I see it, I like it, I want it, I got it!”— Ariana Grande – 7 Rings Recently been promoted? Got your long hair cut and want some gorgeous ear dangles to show off your new shorter style? We’ve all heard of the Golden Rule, that long-held principle that tells
  • With housing prices soaring and the stock market rippling like a rollercoaster, here’s an interesting idea for an alternative investment: precious gemstones. In a recent article, Chris Rovzar, editor of Bloomberg Pursuits, says that jewelry “is proving to be quite a strong investment” and that “as an asset class, luxury
  • Did you know that mother-of-pearl, so popular in the jewelry world, is also in demand for use as decorative inlays for musical instruments, household items, tableware and door designs? Indeed, mother-of-pearl has been used for everything from shirt and cardigan buttons to elaborate inlays for royal thrones. Like Pearls, Well
  • In a recent feature, Brides magazine discusses wedding ring trends like colored gemstones, vintage nostalgia, contoured stacks, oval-shaped diamonds, big and blingy jewelry and surprise diamond details. We’ve got ‘em all! Colored Gemstones We stock thousands of brilliant, loose precious gemstones waiting to be custom designed into a unique ring
  • We talk a lot about silver and gold, but you rarely hear us mention stainless steel, a durable alternative metal that you may more often hear about when used for bridge supports or medical instruments in industries like transportation and medicine. But stainless steel is also a featured metal in
  • Looking for a fabulous birthday and/or Mother’s Day gift for next month? Arguably the world’s most popular green gemstone, emerald is May’s birthstone. The deeper the color, the more valuable the stone, although we think all emeralds are truly beautiful in their own unique way. For a truly special gift,
  • All About Platinum This year, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth marks her platinum jubilee, celebrating how she ascended to the throne 70 years ago in 1952 when her father died. As the longest-serving head of state, she’s the first British monarch to celebrate this historic platinum milestone. Platinum also happens to be
  • Elegant brooches or playful pins allow for fun statements on lapels. Or maybe you’ll want to jazz up a dress’s waistband, add one to cheer up a sweater or even use a brooch as a fancy hair ornament. Develop your own personal style for a new conversation starter or compliment
  • We’re highlighting vintage and estate jewelry this month, a market that, the international organization Rapaport Group, in their article “The Allure of Estate,” says is “hot, very hot.” They forecast an increased growth in this area which is “projected to grow seven times faster than the regular jewelry market.” Vintage,
  • Most of us are familiar with the “Tiffany blue” color – a light, robin egg blue that’s associated with the famous NYC company. Perhaps you recognize their heart-tag bracelet, inspired by a key chain they created in 1969. Or maybe you’re just a movie buff who enjoyed the late, great
  • When it comes to trading in diamonds towards the purchase of new ones, David jokes “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses….” Indeed, David Craig Jewelers welcomes you to stop in and trade in your diamond engagement ring stone, stud earrings, or necklace pendant toward an even more
  • Valentine’s Day, birthdays and anniversaries are just some of the occasions made even brighter with diamond jewelry gifts—ways of making today’s celebrations last into tomorrow and forever. Diamond Earrings An investment in the perfect wedding dress of your dreams makes that momentous trip down the aisle even more spectacular. Include
  • Visit David Craig Jewelers and expect to be dazzled. Our stunning collection of diamonds and gemstones can be custom designed into the kind of engagement ring that totally stands out from the crowd. While about 80% of our engagement ring business still features diamonds as a center stone, we know
  • According to the American Gem Society (AGS), pearls have been a symbol of beauty and purity for centuries. Here are five pearl facts you might not know: Political Pearls? From Martha Washington to Kamala Harris, and Queen Elizabeth across the pond, many world leaders and their spouses love pearls which
  • It might be cold outside, but our hearts are warm when we think about the delight we get from some of our fan favorite gemstones. Tourmaline: The name is thought to come from the Sri Lankan phrase for mixed gemstones “Touramali,” which makes sense since this precious gemstone’s name comes
  • Did you know that natural (also called “fancy”) diamonds can come in nearly every color of the rainbow? While the odds of a diamond having color are estimated at 1 in 10,000, rare brown, yellow, red, blue and purple diamonds exist, as well as diamonds of all sorts of colors

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