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Best Necklaces for your Wedding Dress Style
While every bride has a unique vision for their picture-perfect wedding dress style – it can be difficult to figure out the best necklace to wear on your special day. ‘Something old, something new’ aside, wedding necklaces can be particularly complicated because of their unique relationship with your dress. Your grandmother’s pearls just might not suit it, and the number one reason why simply has to do with your gown’s neckline.  To help bridge the gap between the wedding gown of your dreams and...
What are the Best Romantic Gifts for Her?
Chocolates and flowers are one thing, but if you’re looking for a romantic gift she’ll cherish, jewelry is by far the best present for her. Jewelry is a beautiful way to express your love any day, but it’s especially meaningful during the season of love!  When it comes to gifting jewelry, knowing her preferred metal type and general aesthetic are helpful in picking out a design. Beyond that, knowing about her day-to-day life can help determine what kind of jewelry is best for her. Someone who is very active...
A Beginner’s Guide to Chain Types
Foxtail, herringbone, satellite – these necklace chain types sound more like something out of a scientific documentary than a jewelry store. Gold, silver, and rose gold chains come in a near endless assortment of styles, and for a beginner, it can feel nearly impossible to identify what style you’re looking for. Understanding what chain styles look like may take some practice, but with the brook & york guide to chain types, you’ll find yourself identifying them with ease.    The Classic Chains: Link Chain: Perhaps the most recognizable, the link...