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3 10, 2018

The Dirty Little Secret to Jewelry Prices

2018-10-03T13:46:39+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Dirty Little Secret to Jewelry Prices

I’m going to tell you a secret, a secret truth that none of the big box stores want you to know. It is simply this - you cannot stay in business by having a “sale” or selling your items at a “discount” all the time. It is economically impossible. Every store knows how much money [...]

29 08, 2018

Your Engagement Ring Jeweler in New Martinsville, WV

2018-08-29T16:25:18+00:00August 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Your Engagement Ring Jeweler in New Martinsville, WV

The tradition of the diamond engagement ring dates back to 1477 when the Archduke Maximillian gave one to announce his betrothal to Mary of Burgundy.  Those of the higher social classes soon followed suit and the diamond engagement ring became the norm.  We still follow trends- we check out Pinterest, Instagram and The Knot as [...]

22 08, 2018

Spell It Jewelry or Jewellery, We Have Been Adorning Our Bodies Since the Beginning of Time

2018-08-22T09:35:52+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Spell It Jewelry or Jewellery, We Have Been Adorning Our Bodies Since the Beginning of Time

The earliest known use of jewelry dates back almost 100,000 years ago. Three shell beads were found in Israel, 160  miles inland at an archaeological site, showing the intentional portage of shells to be used in the making of jewelry for personal adornment.  Early examples include eagle talons that were used as adornment by the [...]

15 08, 2018

S&S Brings the Diamond Capital of the World to St. Mary’s, WV

2018-08-15T09:48:40+00:00August 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on S&S Brings the Diamond Capital of the World to St. Mary’s, WV

S & S Diamonds travels every year to Antwerp, Belgium, The Diamond Capital of the World, to bring you the most beautiful diamonds from responsible sources. Byron & Jae C at the Antwerpen Train Station. We travel with other independent jewelers and our clients get the best of what is available in our [...]

8 08, 2018

Why the 4 C’s can be deceiving when choosing your diamond

2018-08-08T14:32:20+00:00August 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why the 4 C’s can be deceiving when choosing your diamond

If you do even a little research on buying a diamond, one of the first things you will learn is all about the 4 C's- Color, Cut, Clarity, and Carat weight.  Wowser, if it were only that simple we could all be expert diamond buyers.  Let me explain why our diamond diva, Jae Lehew, travels [...]