December 2016

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California’s historic Gold Rush (1848–1855) first sparked on January 24, 1848, when James W. Marshall discovered a gold nugget in a section of the American River that runs through Coloma, California. The “Rush” actually ignited four months later when Sam Brannan, a storekeeper in Sutter's Creek, paraded a bottle of

December has a strong association with holiday hues of bright red and crisp green. Luckily, December babies have far more color options when it comes to their birthstone jewelry. Like November, they also have two birthstone options -  the light, bright blue of turquoise and the many shades of zircon. Turquoise

So you've found "the one" and decided it's time to pop the question. Congratulations! Now you need to secretly find out her ring size, purchase an engagement ring, grab some mistletoe and surprise her with a romantic proposal. We've got you covered on finding the perfect ring as well as helping

Santa's workshop is already bustling with custom holiday orders. If you are thinking about creating a special custom piece this year, now is the time to come in and start designing! Do you have jewelry that sits in a drawer year after year? Maybe you've inherited a broach or ring that

Ladies (and gentlemen) do you have your list started yet??? The infamous SIERRA MOON WISH LIST is a client favorite! Those who use it absolutely LOVE it! Does your partner wait until the last minute to buy your gift or perhaps they never quite get what you really want? Problem solved! In

November has two beautiful birthday stones: Citrine and Topaz! Citrine is typically found in golden shades that can range from a pale yellow to deep brownish orange.  The gem is known as a healing stone. Legend has it that citrine can promote vitality and energy within those who wear it. Topaz can be found in

  The kaleidoscope of colors in an Opal is unlike any other gemstone. Because it holds the colors of all other gems, the Romans thought it was the most precious and powerful of all. The Bedouins believed that opals contained lightning and fell from the sky during thunderstorms.   We believe opals make some of most enchanting pieces of

Fall is Just Around the Corner Fashion trends are fluid and ever changing. It is time to welcome fall with the top colors of the season. This years color line up features rich tones that are guaranteed to spice up the standard and everyday neutral palettes of black, white, camel, gray, and navy. Here is a preview of our fall color