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Why Jewelry Makes The Perfect Gift

Why jewelry makes the perfect gift There’s nothing like receiving a gift, regardless of whether it is expected or not, large or small, or needed or not. A beautifully wrapped item is always so exciting to receive. It doesn’t have to be the world’s most expensive...

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Interesting Facts About Peridot

Interesting facts about peridot – August’s birthstone Peridot is named after the French word peritot, meaning gold, because the mineral can vary towards this color. Peridot is the birthstone for the month of August. It is also the stone given to celebrate the 15th...

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16 Things You Didn’t Know About Diamonds

Your diamond is way more rare than you may have even realized Most of you have heard about the various diamond cuts, shapes and of course the 4 c’s of diamonds, but here are 16 other really interesting facts about diamonds you may not know. 1. Round cut diamonds only...

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Rubies: Their meaning, powers and history

Rubies: Their meaning, powers and history “There’s no place like home,” whispered Dorothy, as she clicked her ruby slippers three times and was magically whisked away to the comfort of her Kansas farmhouse. Sparkling red in the glow of Hollywood lights, Dorothy’s ruby...

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Things Your Jeweler Wants You To Know

Inside your jewelry box might be some of the most meaningful, beautiful (and possibly expensive) things you own — but are you treating your baubles with the utmost care? We, at Reiner’s Fine Jewelry, want to off some tips about jewelry care mistakes make us cringe,...

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Times You Should Take Your Ring Off

He liked it so he put a ring on it, and now you don’t want to take said ring off? We completely understand. However, if you want your bling to continue shining bright like a diamond for a really long time (and we know you do!), it’s important to not wear it while...

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Is it real or fake? How to check

Is it real or fake? How to check If a diamond symbolizes commitment, promise and love, does that mean a faux diamond represents infidelity or dislike? What would you do if you purchased a piece of diamond jewelry, only to find out later you dropped thousands of...

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The History of Birthstones

The Birth of the Birthstone Have you ever wondered why certain birth gemstones are related to the month in which we’re born?  The history is not entirely clear, but if we look back to Biblical times, we can see that our modern idea is rooted in spiritual history. The...

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The Dos and Don’t of Statement Jewelry

Statement necklaces have taken the fashion world by storm. From colorful jewels to chunky designs, a statement necklace can take an outfit from drab to fab. If you’re excited to rock some serious neckwear, but you’re not sure you know how to pull it off, Reiner’s Fine...

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Engagement Rings vs. Wedding Rings

Engagement Rings and Wedding Bands: What’s the Difference? The process of finding the perfect engagement ring and planning the perfect proposal is one that we’ve all seen in movies.  What about the ring that the man wears, though?  Wedding bands are just as important...

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Things You Should Know About Sizing Your Ring

Size Matters: The Ins and Outs of Ring Sizing When it comes to engagement rings, everyone is so eager to talk about carat size and style that smaller but equally important details get overlooked.  The size of the ring is just as important as the other variables, but...

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Why Are June Weddings So Popular

Why Are June Weddings So Popular? It happens around the same time every year. As you’re opening your mailbox, expecting a few bills and junk circulars, the save the dates and wedding invitations come pouring out. As you’re planning hotel rooms and travel methods,...

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How to Put a Ring On it

Congratulations!  You’ve decided that you want to get married! It’s the first step to the rest of your life.  Now all you have is the ring shopping, the proposal, the wedding…   We get that this can seem a bit overwhelming and even more so if you want it to be a total...

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Everything’s Coming Up Rose Gold

Think pink!  Rose gold jewelry is a hot item right now. This soft hued metal has become popular in everything from necklaces to engagement rings to iPhones.  But is it really gold?  And how long has it actually been around?   Russian Gold Rose gold actually first...

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As Good as Gold: Gold’s Different Colors

When we think of gold jewelry, we think of a luxurious, bright yellow.  It’s the classic jewelry look, after all.  Diamond rings, necklaces, bracelets—gold is great for everything. However, because of the way that gold jewelry is produced, the chemical lends itself to...

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Tips for Traveling with Jewelry

You’re going on an exciting vacation, and you’ve got all of your clothing and shoe combinations packed.  You have a perfect outfit for every day, but you know that each one requires a little something more to really be complete.  Maybe that’s a special pair of...

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Types of Natural and Cultured Pearls

Pearls—What’s the Difference? The pearls on your necklace are real, but are they naturally made? Probably not. Most pearls sold today are cultured, with the rarity of natural pearls to blame. However, the milky, shimmering wonders aren’t any less coveted because of...

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