Why We Wear Jewelry…

A woman's hands with rings and bracelets on them

Even as small children we make chains of daisies to adorn our necks or place as crowns upon our heads. There is something intuitive about wearing jewelry. Humans have been wearing gemstones and jewelry since before recorded history. Have you ever wondered why we wear jewelry? Today we will discuss cultural and emotional reasons why […]

4 Benefits of Selling Gold Jewelry

wooden jewelry box filled with old gold rings and other old gold jewelry

Many of you may have considered selling the gold jewelry that you no longer wear or that’s broken but stopped short of actually doing it. In today’s blog post, we are highlighting the benefits of selling gold jewelry and how simple the process actually is!    What Jewelry Can be Sold?   Outdated styles of […]

The Popularity of Vintage Jewelry

glass jewelry box with gold trim filled with antique jewelry sitting next to antique gold pins

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 […]

Fall Jewelry Pairings!

flat lay October calendar surrounded by fall jewelry pairings, shoes, and leaves

Fine jewelry trends stay fashionable for long periods of time, but the categories of fine jewelry that are in style do change with the seasons. So what is in style for this fall? Let’s take a look at some fall jewelry pairings as you head out into the beautiful autumn weather!    Let’s Get Out! […]

Bold Gold Jewelry

bold gold jewelry displayed on a marble dish

As the spring turns to fall and sweater weather slowly begins, many find themselves drawn to bold gold jewelry! Let’s discuss how to best style our beautiful bold gold jewelry with fall-inspired outfits.   Why Go Bold?   Many of 2020’s fall jewelry trends are holding fast and even gaining more momentum in 2021 given […]

Choosing the Right Necklace for Every Neckline

woman holding different necklaces in her hand while trying to choose the right necklace to match her dress neckline

Choosing the right jewelry to go with your outfit can be frustrating! The jewelers at Isbell want to help! We have created this helpful guide to choosing the right necklace for every neckline! Once you find the perfect pairing, you will be feeling fabulous and on your way!   Different Types of Necklines   Ever-changing […]

The Right Earrings for Every Face Shape

woman looking in a mirror and choosing the right earrings for every face shape

You are probably familiar with styling clothing to be most flattering to your body shape. Did you know that you can style earrings to be most flattering to the shape of your face also? Let’s do a deep dive into choosing the right earrings for every face shape!    What is Your Face Shape?   […]

Right-Hand Ring Ideas and Inspiration

a right-hand ring that has a large red gemstones in the shape of a flower

While wearing a ring on your left ring finger symbolizes your marital status in western cultures, wearing a right-hand ring on your ring finger is a symbol of your own empowerment (and sometimes rebellion!) Let’s look at how this right-hand ring symbolism came to be and share some ideas and inspiration for choosing your own […]

Trend Alert: Paper Clip Chain Necklaces

silver and gold paper clip chain necklaces styled next to a yellow and green flower arrangement

One of the newest trends in jewelry fashion is the paper clip chain necklaces. This style carries a slight nod to the 80’s jewelry trends but has been revamped to fit our current culture. Let’s look at the paper clip chain necklaces and how you can best wear this newest trend!   What is a […]

Fancy Cut Diamonds

fancy cut diamond ring set on black fabric

    Clarity and color play a big role in the brilliance of a diamond, but the cut of the diamond is what pulls it all together! Deemed “fancy cut diamonds” by the jewelers, let’s look at these diamond-cut options and all they have to offer.    Brilliance, Clarity, and Color Explained When diamond shopping, […]