Understanding Fine Jewelry Pricing

Posted by Brianne Sheridan on Oct 14, 2020 4:24:08 PM

Ever see a photo of jewelry and fall in love... until you scroll down far enough to find the price? We've all been there. But why is some jewelry expensive while some is cheap? Let's dive in. 

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Topics: Jewelry, Jewelry Industry, Industry Trends, Pricing, Jewelry Pricing

Give to Help Okizu Rebuild, Gift Yourself a Cancer Awareness Pendant

Posted by Brianne Sheridan on Sep 16, 2020 3:07:05 PM

September is a special month for our family. It is childhood cancer awareness month, blood cancer awareness month, and holds the anniversary of Geralyn's daughter's last day of treatment for leukemia. Brianne's cancer diagnosis at age 15 changed her life and our family forever, as any cancer diagnosis does. So a few months ago, we resolved to do something that would both help the childhood cancer community and give customers a special piece.

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Topics: Jewelry, Jewelry Industry, Mitsuro Hikime

Plating, Vermeil, & Alloys: Oh My!

Posted by Brianne Sheridan on Aug 25, 2020 10:15:00 AM

Let’s talk about gold! Jewelry that looks gold, is not always gold. In fact, even fine jewelry that actually is gold, is not pure.

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Topics: Jewelry, Jewelry Industry, Gold Jewelry, Vermeil, Gold Alloys, Gold Plating, Goldsmithing, Goldsmith

Crystallography Explained

Posted by Brianne Sheridan on Aug 8, 2020 10:45:00 AM

Gemology is a pretty well-known term to the general public, but crystallography is one that very few people are familiar with. “I never use that word; I think it’s a weird word,” said Geralyn Sheridan, our artisan jeweler, GIA Graduate Gemologist, and company namesake. Even so, crystallography is a huge piece of gemology. We picked her brain to gain a better understanding.

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Topics: Jewelry, Gemology, Jewelry Industry, Crystallography

Artisan Jewelry Defined

Posted by Brianne Sheridan on Jul 21, 2020 4:22:17 PM

An artisan is someone who creates art, specifically by coming up with the idea and then actually creating the physical art piece themselves. Artisan jewelry is created by artisans, and there are some important distinctions to remember.

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Topics: Jewelry, Gemology, Jewelry Industry

Define Redefining

Geralyn Sheridan has been redefining elegance in the jewelry industry by focusing on eco-friendliness, utilizing naturally beautiful textures, and incorporating fluid movement in each of her fine jewelry designs.

Her years of experience as a designer/goldsmith combined with her credentials as a GIA Graduate Gemologist give her a unique perspective on and a true expertise in jewelry making, precious metals, and gemstones. 

Whether you're a jewelry lover, maker, or seller, we're sure this blog will pique your interest.

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