Gratitude - LLU Children's Hospital Donation

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Gratitude - LLU Children's Hospital Donation

“Gratitude” - Emerson Fine Jewelry Redlands, CA November 16, 2020 As we enter the holidays, we are overwhelmed with gratefulness to everyone who has supported us this year. Our focus this holiday season has been on our community and how we can show our gratitude back to you! We were able to pause and reflect on the world around us and how we could show our support in return. We started by looking where the need was the biggest...our frontline workers. Our holiday campaign has been focused around one word, “Gratitude.” We are grateful for everyone who has walked through...

Birks for Bees, Birks for all

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Birks for Bees, Birks for all

Birks Jewelry was established almost a decade and a half ago in 1879 when Henry Birks founded the company in historical Montreal, Canada on the first of March. Since the Canadian company's early beginning, the jewelry company has established themselves in several different countries as a premium retail and wholesale brand that has proven to hold their own.  Along with carrying their own brand of jewelry, the company also carries well known brands such as Rolex, Cartier, Baume and Mercier, Van Cleef & Arpels and many more. With a growing following and admiration for the company brand from their customers,...

When "Poetry in Metal" Was Crafted

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When "Poetry in Metal" Was Crafted

1926 was the year that ‘poetry in metal’ -- Van Craeynest -- was born. Founded by Roger J. Van Craeynest, the company now stands alone in preserving and encompassing the true art form of die-striking jewelry. After studying the incredibly time consuming and delicate art of die-striking, hand-carving and piercing, Roger Van Crayenst opened his factory in Historic San Francisco. Van Craeynest continued to operate and thrive in Northern California until 2010, when each one of their historical dies, working machinery and tools were transported down the coast to Southern California in Redlands. The hand-made factory still operates and creates...

Valentine's Day Gift Guide

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Valentine's Day Gift Guide

Valentine's Day is right around the corner--we’re seeing chocolate hearts, teddy bears and red roses everywhere we shop! If you’ve been putting that Valentine's Day shopping off because you keep telling yourself “I still have time” we are here to help! We have listed ten of our favorite and most customizable accessories to make your gift giving easier! Getting your Valentine a personalized gift is just another way to tell them how much you love them! With the purchase of any engravable item from us, we will engrave your desired saying on that item, for free! You can choose your...

Introducing Kwiat - Our Top Picks

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Introducing Kwiat - Our Top Picks

Kwiat - Our New Favorite We recently partnered with the diamond “do it all” company, Kwiat. Kwiat has been around for over 100 years. The diamond company got their early start when Sam Kwiat founded their family-owned business on Canal Street- what would become home to what we now know as Chinatown and Little Italy in New York! However, it wasn’t always tourists and knock off handbags, Canal Street was the original New York Diamond District. Canal Street was originally trade marked as the diamond district of New York and harvested the early start to several famous and popular jewelry...

The 6 Jewelry Trends This Season That You MUST Have

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The 6 Jewelry Trends This Season That You MUST Have

The 6 Jewelry Trends This Season That You MUST Have! Let us, at Emerson & Farrar Fine Jewelry, guide you toward all the trends this season. Here are the six hottest trends you will be seeing this season that you will just HAVE to have! 1. Gold Layered Necklaces! Get ready for yellow gold, and a lot of it! This season’s most sought after metal type is gold and we are loving it! The biggest sources in fashion are telling us to keep layering those gold necklaces until you think you’ve gone too far... And then add one more! One...

Birks: Whats All the Buzz About?

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Birks: Whats All the Buzz About?

Bee Chic For The Bees Birks has partnered with several Canadian organizations to ensure that we keep the well being of the honey bees alive due to their impact on the Earth. Did you know that bees pollinate one third of the food that is consumed on Earth today? In order to ensure that we keep these amazing creatures alive, Birks has dedicated an entire collection to them, the Bee Chic collection. Paying homage to one of nature’s most valuable artisans, the honey bee, the newest additions to the Birks Bee Chic® Collection celebrates personal power with bright, bold and...

Want to Sell Gold in Redlands CA? Test It First!

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Want to Sell Gold in Redlands CA? Test It First!

Is it Real? If you have gold or gold jewelry you would like to sell, you want to achieve the best possible price. However, you may want to make sure your gold is genuine before taking it to a Redlands CA dealer for evaluation. Here are some of the commonly used tests for identifying fake gold. The Magnet Test It’s common knowledge that gold doesn’t attract magnets; fake gold and gold alloy do. The magnetic test is highly convenient since all it requires is a small magnet. If the magnet is attracted to your gold item, the item is not...

Alishan Jewelry: Success Story of a Self-Taught Goldsmith

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Alishan Jewelry: Success Story of a Self-Taught Goldsmith

Success Story of a Self-Taught Goldsmith Alishan Halebian is an Armenian self-taught goldsmith and the hands and brains behind the captivating Alishan jewelry brand. Alishan jewelry collections include both women’s and men’s jewelry, alternative bridal jewelry, and much more. The story of Alishan’s success in jewelry making is a remarkable and inspiring one. How it all began Alishan was born in Armenia, but has lived in the U.S. since 1970. He studied art and design in Los Angeles and worked in the local LA jewelry district. It was then that Alishan started pursuing his passion for jewelry making, helped by...

Vintage Rings Palm Springs: Maintenance & Care Tips

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Vintage Rings Palm Springs: Maintenance & Care Tips

How to Care For Your Vintage Jewelry If you are fortunate to have a vintage ring in your jewelry box, you certainly want to make sure it remains in mint condition for as long as possible. This requires special care and careful handling on a daily basis, especially because vintage rings can be anywhere between 20 and 100 years old. Just like antique or estate rings, vintage rings have a unique appeal. They are evocative of the era in which they were made, be it Art Deco (1915 to 1935), Retro (1935 to 1950) or Modern (1950 onwards). They are...

The Colorful Story of Doves Jewelry by Doron Paloma

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The Colorful Story of Doves Jewelry by Doron Paloma

The Colorful Story of Doves Jewelry by Doron Paloma Doves by Doron Paloma is a jewelry brand launched in 1980 by Doron Hakimian, the company’s president and chief designer. The brand has garnered worldwide press and A-list celebrity attention for its playful designs, captivating background story and heirloom quality. Doves juxtaposes classic elegance with contemporary designs in a way that strikes a chord with different generations of jewelry enthusiasts. Here’s the story behind a jewelry brand that captivated the fancy of impeccably styled celebrities such as Catherine Zeta-Jones, Halle Berry, Gwen Stefani, Beyoncé, Celine Dion, Taylor Swift, and many more....

Rich with History and Inspiration: The Tale of Emerson & Farrar Store in Palm Springs

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Rich with History and Inspiration: The Tale of Emerson & Farrar Store in Palm Springs

Palm Springs Premiere Jewelry Boutique The building of the former Oasis Hotel in the splendid Palm Springs is a true historical and architectural jewel. It’s been over a year since Emerson & Farrar has established its position as eminent jewelers in Palm Springs, CA. Even now, we are as happy as ever that we are located in this exact historical spot – the Tower of the legendary Oasis Hotel.   A girl’s first true love is her father The Oasis Hotel came to existence as a daughter’s tribute to her father’s heritage. The building was commissioned by Pearl McManus, who...

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