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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

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