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Garnet: January Stone of the Month

Posted by on 1/11/2017 to Gemstone Spotlight
Known as January's birthstone and the gem that celebrates the 2nd anniversary of marriage, garnet is primarily recognized by a deep red color. 

12 Days of Christmas Sale

Posted by on 11/30/2016 to News
’Tis the season! We’re celebrating the countdown to Christmas with 12 days of deals. In the true holiday spirit, here’s an exclusive look at all the pieces we’re including in our 12 Days of Christmas sale, in stores only!

Location Spotlight: Barbados

Posted by on 11/9/2016 to Lifestyle
A true Caribbean destination the island of Barbados is rimmed by beautiful white sand beaches, with botanical gardens, the Harrison's Cave formation and 17th century historical homes adding to its charm. Located outside of the island chain, this gem hosts secluded bays, great restaurants and a whole lot more. Colombian Emeralds International has more than ten stores in various locations around the island, so visitors to Barbados can easily stop by to browse the latest collection of CEI jewelry as well as take advantage of the duty free prices on some of the world's best luxury brands.

Jewelry Trends from Fall 2016 Fashion Month

Posted by on 10/11/2016 to Trends
Fall fashion month, when the industry's best designers show off their Spring/Summer 2017 collections around the world from New York City to Milan, showcases the biggest upcoming trends in fashion. While the clothing takes center stage, it is the jewelry and accessories that complete the looks which our buyers look to when planning upcoming pieces for our exclusive Colombian Emeralds International collection.

Location Spotlight: Aruba

Posted by on 7/25/2016 to Stores
Aruba is a tiny, former Dutch colony off the coast of Venezuela. European influence is evident throughout its towns, where Dutch gables mix with tropical pastels, and the island's gentle surf and white sand beaches attract visitors year-round. Due to its location, Aruba experiences more sunny days throughout the year than any other island in the Caribbean.

Aquamarine: The Color of Summer

Posted by on 7/13/2016 to Trends
What comes to mind when you think of summer? Perhaps it's a picnic in the park under a cloudless sky, or a chair on the beach overlooking pristine blue waters. Summer is full of vibrant colors, one of the most thought of being blue. Our favorite shade? Aquamarine. A color that's both cool and calming, it exudes the essence of summer. 

Summer Vacation Destinations

Posted by on 5/19/2016 to News
Summer is fast approaching, for some it might already be here. The kids are out of school and it's time to use some of those vacation days you have been saving up. This year instead of the typical visit to the amusement park or a road trip down the coast, try somewhere new. The Caribbean has sparkling blue waters and fun activities that will please every family member! 

Pantone Spring 2016 Wedding Colors

Posted by on 5/11/2016 to Trends
Pantone released their wedding color picks for spring and summer 2016; ten shades that cover the spectrum from sunny yellows to rich blues. We've put together ideas for how to incorporate each of these colors into your wedding (though we don't suggest using all ten on your big day). From presents for your bridesmaids to table decor, it's easy to add touches of your color of choice to various aspects of your wedding.

Planning the Perfect Mother's Day

Posted by on 4/29/2016 to Trends
Mother's Day is almost here and it's time to put some serious thought into honoring mom. What moms really want on Mother's Day is to feel a little extra special. Whether you're going all out with a full day of activities, or showing her you care through thoughtful little touches, she'll appreciate the demonstration of love. And don't forget about your grandmothers! An extra phone call or visit may seem small but it won't go unnoticed.

Something Old, Something New...

Posted by on 3/8/2016 to Trends
It’s the week of the big day and for good luck you want to fulfill the old adage “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a silver sixpence in her shoe.” These tokens are usually small personal treasures, unique to each bride and rarely obvious to the guests. They can be part of the bride’s attire, or incorporated into the wedding celebration.

Choosing a Wedding Band

Posted by on 2/9/2016 to Gemstone Spotlight

Traditionally a simple band, often with gemstones, your wedding band is a compliment to your engagement ring – but that doesn’t mean it can’t shine as a statement piece on its own.  

Check out some of our favorite choices for unique wedding bands.

Planning the Perfect Engagement

Posted by on 1/5/2016 to Trends
So you’ve found the one, congratulations! The first thing after deciding to ask that special girl to spend the rest of her life with you is to figure out how. Think about what she likes. If she loves over the top, romantic comedy style grand gestures you might be renting a hot air balloon. Maybe she’s more low-key and a lovely, intimate dinner will create the perfect setting.