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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

How to Clean Your Diamonds, Gemstones and Other Fine Jewelry at Home

Cleaning your own fine jewelry at home can be daunting – but it doesn’t have to be. With a few household items, you can give your jewelry the attention it needs to remain in dazzling condition. Read on to find out how you can keep even your most treasured, well-worn gold, silver, diamond and gemstone pieces looking brand new. How to Clean Gold and Silver Jewelry Avoid unsightly tarnish on your stone-less gold and silver… Continue reading

Finding treasure in an Estate Jewelry Collection

As a trusted vendor of estate jewelry, we believe it is our responsibility to provide enthusiasts and collectors with the tools and resources to buy estate pieces safely and effectively. Here are Sissy’s top recommendations and tips for sourcing estate jewelry: 1. Make sure you find a reputable estate jewelry vendor Especially for those who seek fine estate jewelry, it’s essential to find a vendor that is established and trusted within your community. In most… Continue reading

2019’s Top Engagement Ring Trends

The traditional round diamond ring is giving way to a wave of both vintage and modern trends that have breathed a new style of elegance into engagement ring fashion. Whether you prefer a modern pear shape with ruby accents or a classic, time-honored design, Sissy’s Log Cabin jewelry professionals are here to help you create the ring of your dreams. Here are the three of 2019’s top engagement ring trends: Pear and Oval While the… Continue reading

2 Ways To Wear Birthstones in 2019

Colored gemstones have made a comeback in rings, necklaces, earrings and more this year. Consider a brilliant gift for your forever and two ways they might wear them: January: Garnet February: Amethyst March: Aquamarine April: Diamond May: Emerald June: Pearl July: Ruby August: Peridot September: Sapphire October: Opal November: Topaz December: Turquoise Rings When it comes to including birthstones on a ring, we recommend considering gemstone accents. Many birthstone gems are lower than 7.5 on… Continue reading

Sissy’s Guide to the Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift

Love is in the air and it’s that time of year when we all try to find the perfect Valentine’s day gift. Choosing the right gift, for that special someone can be a difficult choice to make. If you’re having trouble, the staff at Sissy’s Log Cabin is ready to help you find that perfect Valentine’s day gift to show them how much they mean to you. Let us help you get started with these… Continue reading

The Science Behind Diamond Creation

As a universal symbol of love, diamonds are the most popular precious gemstones in the world. And finally, after centuries of geological research, scientists have uncovered the truth about how the hardest substance on Earth came to be. What are diamonds made of, and how are diamonds formed? At one time, popular speculation was that diamonds were made from coal. In reality, diamonds are actually created from pure carbon. A hundred miles deep into the… Continue reading

8 interesting facts you probably didn’t know about Silver

If you love jewelry, some of your favorite pieces are probably silver —sliver looks great on almost every skin tone and seems to shine as it rests on your wrist or neck or dangles from your ears. The right piece of silver jewelry as an accessory can help make you feel stunning and confident. At Sissy’s we share your love for silver, but we bet you didn’t know these interesting tidbits about silver, and why… Continue reading

Most Asked Questions About Silver: Answered

We know how much you love your silver, and we want you to get the most out of your favorite pieces! That’s why we have the scoop on some of the most asked questions about silver. 1) What’s the best way to properly care for my silver? Sissy’s is always happy to answer any questions you have regarding how to best care for you silver or white gold pieces. We also are happy to clean… Continue reading