Pumpkin Spice: Warm and Radiant Fall Gemstones!

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The autumn season is in full swing in Alabama and pumpkin spice is everywhere! The leaves are turning and beautiful pumpkins and gourds line porches. As you begin to pull out those cozy fall sweaters, be sure to include some dazzling fall gemstones in your jewelry collection. Here are our favorite autumn-hued gemstones and some […]

Fabulous Canary Yellow Diamonds!

A canary yellow diamond ring on a white background

Canary yellow diamonds, also known simply as “yellow diamonds,” are a type of colored diamond with a distinctive bright yellow hue. They range in color from a light cape yellow to a rich sunny yellow. There are no official defining characteristics that separate a “canary diamond” from a “yellow diamond.” Both terms can be used […]

The Beauty of Colored Gemstones: Beyond Diamonds

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Mother Nature has gifted us with over 300 colored gemstones. It is amazing that a combination of heat, pressure, time, and specific minerals yield such bright, beautiful, and sparkling colors. Today we are highlighting the beauty of colored gemstones, their best cuts, and jewelry styles! Colored gemstones are known as “varieties” in the gemological world. […]

Isbell’s Favorite Sapphire Jewelry

A blue sapphire ring

Stunning blue sapphires are the birthstone for September and also the 5th and 75th-anniversary gemstones. These dazzling gemstones can be worn any time of year and are favorites here at Isbell Jewelers! Today’s blog is highlighting our favorite sapphire jewelry and the best ways to wear it!  Blue Sapphire Jewelry and Choice of Metal The […]

The Best Ways to Wear Emerald Jewelry

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Emeralds are jaw-dropping with their luscious green tones and the beautiful springtime new growth draws us to add them to our outfits. What are the best ways to wear emerald jewelry? Today’s blog post will empower you to add emerald jewelry to any outfit from a casual day out to a formal evening event.  Emerald […]

Looking Ahead: Spring 2022 Jewelry Trends

pink orchid flower next to strings of pearls as part of 2022 spring jewelry trends

According to Vogue, most of the jewelry trends we’ve seen so far in 2022 have been playful and personalized in response to a world that can feel too serious or cold at times. We’ll see that same playful feeling continue through a number of different Spring 2022 jewelry trends.    Colorful Gemstones   Show your […]

What Gemstones Go Well Together: Popular Gemstone Combinations

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We love to custom design jewelry for our customers! One of the questions often asked is “What gemstones go well together?” Whether you are redesigning out-of-date jewelry, updating your wedding rings, or starting from the beginning to create jewelry for a special occasion, we can guide you through the entire process.    When designing jewelry […]

8 Unique Jewelry Designs for Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! It’s time to secure a gift for that special someone in your life. Jewelry is the ultimate token of affection and it’s the perfect way to show your Valentine how you really feel about them. Here are a few unique jewelry designs for Valentine’s Day to inspire your […]

The Best Jewelry to Wear to Holiday Parties!

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Christmas party season is in full swing and of course, you want to look your best! Here is Isbell’s Guide to the best jewelry to wear to holiday parties! Follow our tips and you are sure to stand out among the crowd! Bold Gold Jewelry Bring out your bold gold jewelry for your holiday parties […]

The Popularity of Vintage Jewelry

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It has been said that fine jewelry never goes out of style, but it is only the categories of fine jewelry that are in style that may change. This explains why the popularity of vintage jewelry has never seemed to lessen! Let’s learn more about vintage jewelry and how you can best add it to […]