Top 2017 Wedding Trends Unveiled by The Knot

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Knot, the leading wedding brand and marketplace, today released its annual Wedding Trends Report of the top trends for 2017. Inspired by the Pantone Color of the Year, Greenery, which symbolizes a reconnection with nature, one another and a larger purpose, we’re seeing a rise in décor going au naturel and couples … Read More

Think Twice Before Buying Liquidated Jewelry!

We’ve all seen the ads for the latest “Going Out of Business” sale. These liquidation sales promise the lowest prices but are you really getting the best deal? The Better Business Bureau (BBB) recently shared tips for how not to get blindsided by the one-sided sales pitch of a liquidation sale. Did you know that the business running a liquidation … Read More

What Makes Shelton Jewelers So Special?

For starters, we belong to the prestigious American Gem Society. Only 5% of all jewelers, designers, and appraisers have met American Gem Society standards. In addition to satisfying the exact criteria for membership, including having a titleholder on staff who is reinstated each and every year. Shelton Jewelers has shown a proven commitment to the community and the highest standards … Read More

Winners from Shelton’s Event last night!

Congratulations to all the winners from our wonderful event last night! Thanks again for coming! Happy Holidays to you and yours! Your friends at Shelton Jewelers Congratulations George Dietrich on winning this Tissot watch valued at $695.00! Congratulations Kathlene Ferris on winning the sterling silver and 18k yellow gold Sparta engraved Scott Kay cufflinks, valued at $325.00! Congratulations Eldia Lechuga … Read More

Beware of Terminology: Red Sapphire vs. Ruby; What is the Difference?

The easiest way to distinguish the two is by starting with an understanding of Sapphire. Sapphire is the fancy name for the naturally occurring translucent mineral Corundum. The varying colors of Sapphire come from imperfections in the mineral. A Ruby is formed when Corundum has an imperfection of chromium. This gives a ruby its deep red color. So, then what … Read More

We Support the Local Community!

Marc Gilihan and Susan at the WESST 2014 Charity Ball Marcus Gilihan, one of Shelton Jewelers custom designers created a work of art using a Lavender pearl surrounded with white gold and diamonds. One of a kind. Shelton Jewelers donated the master piece to a great local charity that supports small local business called WESST. Great turn out, hope you … Read More

RapNet Trade Notice – EGL Grading Reports will no longer be listed on RapNet

Effective October 1, 2014, EGL will no longer be listed as a diamond grading report on RapNet. This notice applies to all EGL grading reports including EGL International as stated in our previous notice. Background Statement: RapNet is concerned about the misrepresentation of diamond quality through the abuse of the GIA grading standard. We oppose the misuse of GIA terminology … Read More

Leibish debuts $4M ‘Purple Orchid’ diamond

Ramat Gan, Israel–Leibish & Co. has polished and will now present its “Purple Orchid” diamond, a 3.37-carat fancy intense pinkish-purple, VS2-clarity diamond, in Hong Kong later this month. The Purple Orchid diamond is from a South African mine, one of the few places where purple diamonds can be found. Leibish said that its chief diamond buyer, Shmulik Polnauer, was informed … Read More

The Power of the Layering Effect

In my opinion, when it comes to necklaces, the more the merrier. Layering jewelry can take the simplest look and give it an instant boost. For example, skinny jeans and a white tee can seem very casual, but when paired with 3-5 necklaces of different lengths and a classic pump, this casual outfit is suddenly super chic. Whether you choose … Read More