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5 Tips For Choosing Your Wedding Theme

Choosing your wedding theme We all struggle with existential questions in life. Is there a God? Why aren’t there Wienerschnitzels in Houston? Siri, what is the meaning of life? (Siri tells me it’s 42). And the one that leaves everyone grasping for straws: What is our...

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Jewelry of the 1940s: Retro and Otherwise

Jewelry of the 1940s: Retro and otherwise The 1940s were an interesting decade for fashion and jewelry because of the changing social dynamics of the time. Jewelry manufacturers faced many challenges including a wartime economy and lack of access to precious metals...

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Jewelry Trends Of The 1930s

Jewelry trends of the 1930s The stock market crashed and with it prices of clothing and accessories dropped dramatically. A dress that cost $24 in 1928 cost only $4 in 1931. Budgets were being stretched very thin and clothing designers had to make cutbacks in design...

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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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