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Fire Polish Diamonds Burn Bright this Fall

We all have an idea of the perfect diamond. For some, bigger is better. For others, it’s a marquise or princess cut. But, did you know that there is actually an ideal diamond thanks to one Marcel Tolkowsky?  If you’re unfamiliar with the name, Tolkowsky revolutionized the diamond-cutting industry. In 1919, the renowned mathematician and gemologist came up with the perfect proportions for a diamond cut — a round brilliant with 58 facets: 33 on… Continue reading

The Difference Between Estate, Vintage and Antique Jewelry

It may seem the terms “estate,” “vintage” and “antique” are used interchangeably when referring to second-hand jewelry, yet each term has its own distinct meaning. In fact, you can easily find out how educated someone is about a piece of jewelry based on how correctly they use these three terms. Read on to learn more about the meaning behind estate, vintage and antique jewelry. Estate Jewelry Estate jewelry is a general term that refers to… Continue reading

Our Favorite Jewelry Trends of Summer 2019

Summer is finally here, and along with the new season comes fresh, vibrant jewelry. Read on to find out how you can soak up the sun in style with the top fashion jewelry trends of the season. Chains Metal chains in the form of necklaces, bracelets and even anklets have had a recent spike in popularity. From chunky to dainty, silver to gold, simple to diamond-encrusted, on-trend chains come in a range of styles to… Continue reading

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2019

Father’s Day is fast approaching, along with your chance to show dad how much you appreciate all he’s done for you. Read through the gift guide below to find the perfect present for your dad, whatever his style may be. For the Classic Dad A Watch With a wide range of colors, styles and price points, a watch is always a foolproof gift. Take inventory of your dad’s current watch collection to find out if… Continue reading

Our Top Jewelry Gifts for Mother’s Day

Your mom has always gone above and beyond to take care of you, and with Mother’s Day fast approaching, now is the perfect time to show how much you love and appreciate her. Find the category that best describes your mom’s style in the guide below to find out what gift you should give her this year. For the Classic Mom Pendant Necklace A silver or gold necklace with a gemstone pendant is perfect for… Continue reading

5 Styling Hacks to Make Your Suit Go Farther This Summer Season

The summer months – and wedding season – are fast approaching, along with lots of opportunities to bust out your best suit. Though you may enjoy dressing up, it’s easy for your look to start feeling repetitive as you wear the same suit to event after event. Freshening up your outfit doesn’t require purchasing a completely new ensemble, though; all you need is one or two sharp, well-tailored suits and all the right accessories. Use… Continue reading

Sissy’s 5 Steps of Custom Jewelry Design

Custom-made jewelry may seem like an unattainable luxury, but the custom creations process at Sissy’s Log Cabin is simple and surprisingly affordable. Whether you want to create a custom engagement ring, design your perfect piece or have your seldom-worn jewelry remade into something you’ll love, turning your dreams into a reality is easier than you think. Step 1: Bring in your inspiration. The custom-made jewelry process begins with a trip to Sissy’s. Be sure to… Continue reading

We’re coming to Conway!

Photo credit: https://aymag.com/ On April 16, 2019, Sissy's Log Cabin broke ground on our newest location located at 820 Elsinger Blvd. in Conway, AR. Grand opening fall 2019. Continue reading

How to Wear Pearls: From Every Day to Wedding Day

Though the more formal, vintage look of pearls can make them daunting to incorporate into your look, pearls add a sophisticated touch to any outfit, for any occasion. Keep pearls in your regular jewelry rotation with the suggestions below. How to Wear Pearls Every Day Instantly make a t-shirt, jeans and sneakers outfit or casual dress look pulled together with a pearl accent. Stick with simple, dainty pieces for everyday wear. Simple Pearl Studs A… Continue reading

5 of the Most Famous Diamonds in the World

All diamonds are special, but there are a few that are truly extraordinary. Learn more about five of the most famous diamonds in the world and the captivating stories behind them. The Tiffany Yellow Diamond Uncut: 287.4 Carats Cut: 128.5 Carats The largest yellow diamond ever mined, the 287-carat Tiffany Diamond was discovered in 1877 in South Africa’s reknowned Kimberely Mine. Purchased by the “King of Diamonds” and founder of Tiffany & Co. Charles Lewis… Continue reading