These are all my favorite ways to store jewelry — what are yours?
So here’s something that I know people do but never really hear people talk about: upgrading engagement rings. If you’re married, engaged, or just fond of thinking about rings: when, if ever, can one “upgrade” an engagement or wedding ring to get a larger diamond, adding more stones like baguettes or upgrading the setting to … Read More about Engagement Rings: Have You Ever Upgraded, Downgraded, or Swapped It Out?
Jewelry for the office: fashion or fine? Is fashion jewelry or fine jewelry more appropriate for the workplace — or is it a know your office situation? Is there such a thing as everyday fine jewelry, other than an engagement ring? Does price and taste enter into it? (Bonus question for the bottom of the … Read More about Jewelry for the Office: Fashion or Fine?
2018 Update: We still stand by this post on how much work jewelry to wear and links have been updated below; in a semi-related discussion you may want to check out our discussion on when to upgrade you engagement ring. Ladies, how much work jewelry do you wear? Do you tend to lean towards “too … Read More about Work Jewelry: How Much Jewelry Should You Wear to Work?
What are the best ways to care for fine jewelry like sterling silver, gold, and platinum, as well as diamonds, pearls, and other gemstones? In the past we’ve talked a lot about jewelry, including jewelry storage, how to start a jewelry collection for work, and how to buy pearls — but we haven’t looked at jewelry care … Read More about Tips on Fine Jewelry Care
How do you organize your jewelry (work jewelry and fun jewelry) at home? Reader L wondered: You recently posted about traveling with jewelry, which is really helpful as I’m traveling more for business. However, storing my jewelry at home is another beast altogether. Jewelry boxes don’t do it for me (too many funky/chunky costume bracelets and … Read More about Jewelry Organization
We look at how to upgrade your jewelry for work, including how to shop the different tiers of jewelry shops, from cheap/mass market to indie to estate and beyond!
Are midi rings appropriate for the office? They’re super trendy, but are they polished enough for work?
I always love my huggie earrings, and these look like a great, affordable option thanks to the small pavé crystals (instead of diamonds). As always, I find huggies super comfortable for long phone conversations, unlike post earrings, and they lend a finished look without being distracting when you speak, like a lot of dangling earrings … Read More about Coffee Break: Small Pavé Huggie Hoop Earrings
Ever wonder what to get your mother, secretary, or sister in law for the holidays? Jewelry always seems like a safe choice, but you have to do a bit of analysis — fortunately guest poster / Corporette commenter Kanye East is here to advise us on how to buy jewelry for the women in your … Read More about How to Buy Jewelry For The Women In Your Life
A big welcome to commenter Kanye East (lawyer by day, jewelry fan by night!) with her pearl guide!
What items are “worth the splurge” if you have a healthy amount of discretionary income? Reader S wonders… Here’s my idea for a post – what are the central items that are “worth the splurge” for those of us with a healthy amount of (but not unlimited) discretionary income? I’m thinking there are certain purchases … Read More about The Best Splurges