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What You Need to Know When Buying Jewelry for Others

It’s the holiday season, which means you’re thinking about possible gifts for your significant other. And, what better gift than to find a blue bag under the Christmas tree?  There’s just one tiny hiccup: what do you get?  Buying jewelry for others can be tricky. It’s an investment, so you want to make sure that whatever you buy is the right fit. But it’s also very personal due to variations in style, metals and gemstones.… Continue reading

Why Precious Metals Matter in Fine Jewelry

When you’re shopping for jewelry, what catches your eye first: the stone or the metal?  More often than not, it’s the stone. And, we can’t blame you! That stone, particularly if it’s a diamond — let alone a Fire Polish Diamond — can be absolutely breathtaking. But, that doesn’t mean you should completely discount the metal.  Metal types, especially those deemed precious for jewelry, can affect everything from the overall quality of a piece to its… Continue reading

Bringing Premium Jewelry to Conway

For almost 50 years now, our family has proudly served Arkansas and Tennessee, bringing beloved brands and trunk shows from central Arkansas, through the Delta and northeast Arkansas, all the way to Memphis. And, we’re excited to say that we’re expanding! If you’ve been following us closely, you may already know that we broke ground on a new site in Conway earlier this year, and we’ve been working hard to design and outfit this new… Continue reading

What to Wear to A Tailgate: Our Jewelry Lookbook

Football season is officially in full swing, and that means you’re likely going to some sort of tailgate or watch party week after week. You may think that tailgating and football are all about eating hearty foods, drinking your beverage of choice, dressing down and rooting for your team. But, just like glamping, there’s a way to elevate your football fashion game — with eye-catching jewelry, of course.  And, what better way to cheer on… Continue reading

Repurposing Your Vintage Jewelry Into Custom Creations

Inherited jewelry can be tricky. There are those pieces that you love and you’ll never take off. And then, there are others that don’t necessarily fit your style. They have likely been languishing away in your jewelry box, but you don’t want to sell them because they still hold great significance.  So, what do you do with them? Bring it in and let us take a look! At Sissy’s, we’ve always carried the best selection… Continue reading

Real Is Rare

Diamonds have existed for centuries, but it wasn’t until the last century that scientists truly understood the chemical composition and geological events that brought the precious gemstone to be.  It’s well below the earth’s surface — some 100 miles in, where temperatures reach 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit or more and pressure surpasses 725,000 pounds per square inch — that diamonds are formed. And, for the most part, they surface through volcanic eruptions. That very process is… Continue reading

Jewelry Trends for Fall 2019

Fall is around the corner, and we just know you’ll fall in love with these stylish ideas! At Sissy's, we don't just stock a variety of jewelry. For almost 50 years, we have scoured all the markets and trunk shows in the industry for the best quality pieces and the latest trends. Take a look at some of our favorite jewelry trends for autumn 2019! Jewelry Trends for Fall 2019 Eye-Catching Earrings The longer and… Continue reading

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