5 Reasons To Buy From A Family Owned Jeweler

Aside from choosing the style or design, in the process of selecting your engagement or wedding ring you’re also deciding who to buy your jewelry from. Today’s jewelry market includes a mix of both mass market and small independent jewelers; each of which will have their own specific methods of making and selling jewelry, and […]

A Classic Look: The Beauty of Pearls

There are a few pieces of jewelry that evoke a feeling of timelessness. Pearls undoubtedly fall into that category. A string of pearls bring a level of classiness and poise to any ensemble, and they can be a great heirloom for future generations.  How Pearls are Harvested  As most of you know, natural pearls come […]

Selling Your Engagement Ring To A Jeweler: Everything You Need To Know

Perhaps you’ve recently moved on, experienced a recent divorce, or no longer wearing your engagement ring; either way, if you’re reading this blog, then you’re likely considering selling your engagement ring in exchange for some cash. However, before you head to your jeweler to sell your engagement ring, here are three essential factors to consider. […]

How Did a Law Student Open a Jewelry Store?

The Founder of Chrysella The Law Student Turned Jeweler Although I grew up around it, I wanted absolutely nothing to do with the family business. As a little kid, it was the very last place on earth that I wanted to be. While all of my friends were doing fun and festive things, I dreadfully […]

Jewelry Repair: What to Know and How to Maintain Your Jewelry

It’s happened. Your favorite ring’s stone setting has become loose, or maybe the link in the gold chain of your mother’s heirloom necklace has broken, and you can’t wear your go-to piece of jewelry anymore. The good news is that most damages to jewelry are completely repairable and, more often than not, preventable. What Can […]

Where and How to Sell Your Jewelry – Northern Virginia

Maybe you’re getting into the spring-cleaning spirit, or perhaps you’re making like Marie Kondo and embracing a minimalistic approach to life – whatever the reason is, people often get a point where they want to sell old jewelry to make room for new pieces or simply to let go of things they no longer use. […]