Category Archives: Colored Gemstones

Precious Peridot: The Birthstone of August

Those born in August might just have the rest of the world green with envy. August babies are lucky enough to call beautiful peridot their birthstone. Not to be confused with the deep and dark-hued emerald, the light green peridot stone carries an air of earthy elegance. While peridot is popularly seen in modern day […]

Summer Trend Report

As the summer sun rises, heat isn’t the only change you can expect. The burgeoning fashion world shifts with every season, detecting the next best trends to stay stylishly afloat. Brian Gavin Diamonds jewelry may be timeless, but our creations make great companions to the trends of summer. This season, color palettes, textures and themes of […]

The History of Bridesmaids

Bridesmaids, a bride’s A-list entourage of moral support, have more purpose than attending fittings and catching bouquets. In centuries past, bridesmaids were responsible for more than just showing up in matching dresses — they were meant to protect the bride from evil spirits. Weddings are often referred to as the happiest day of a person’s […]

Brian Gavin Diamonds' Mothers Day Gift Picks

Mother’s Day is a special holiday to honor mothers around the world. Celebrated through colorful gemstone jewelry or homemade art projects, candy and flowers, or stunning Brian Gavin Diamonds, of course. Regardless of how you choose to celebrate mom on Sunday, May 10th, show her that you care. In fact, more phone calls are made […]

2015 Spring and Summer Fashion Trends

For some, spring is a time for renewal and the popular saying “out with the old and in with the new” resonates well with many. The new season not only means a change in weather but also a change in wardrobe. Many choose to freshen up their closets by restyling classic pieces to fit new […]

2015 Wedding Band Trends

When it comes to engagement ring shopping, most gentlemen are often left to their own accord when choosing a ring their bride-to-be will fall in love with. The men shop for rings based on their soon-to-be fiancés’ personal style and taste. In all honesty, who would turn down a gorgeous diamond ring when the love […]

The History and Popularity of Peridot

Don’t be caught not wearing green on Saint Patrick’s Day! The best way to accessorize during this festive holiday is with peridot jewelry. Compared to another green gemstone, peridot is a lighter green than emerald, which has a much deeper hue. Oftentimes, it’s called the “Evening Emerald” because when it is under artificial light, the […]

Best of the Oscars 2015

The stars came out to shine at the 87th Academy Awards and we were completely enamored by last night’s glitz and glamour. The Oscars' red carpet was filled with A-listers dressed in every major fashion house, from classics like Chanel and Versace, to new trend makers like Thakoon and Alaia.  We’ve picked out our favorite […]

The Popularity and History of Amethyst

Amethyst’s extravagant violet color is what makes this gemstone so unique. The purple stone is actually from the most valuable variety of the Quartz mineral. Mild heat is often used to deepen the color’s lavender hue, but if too much heat is applied, it can actually transform into the yellow shaded gemstone, Citrine. From Quartz […]

Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

For many couples, Valentine’s Day is a special occasion to show your love just how much you care. While it doesn’t have to cost a fortune or be elaborate, making your Valentine feel special is important. For those that have just started a relationship and don’t know their partner intimately at this point in time […]