Tag Archives: Gemstones

5 Beautiful BGD Gifts Under $500

White winters, the smell of pine trees, cozy weather, and quality time with family—there’s a reason why the holidays are everyone’s favorite time of year. While the holiday season is an enchanting one, we can’t ignore the unbearably long retail lines and countless shopping mall traffic jams. Thankfully for you, Brian Gavin Diamonds has a bevy […]

The History and Popularity of Citrine

Nothing says fall more than a perfect accessory that brings out the vibrant colors of the season, and there’s no better place to look than the citrine gemstone collection from Brian Gavin Diamonds. Ranging in color from lemon yellow to reddish brown, citrine represents the month of November and is a perfect addition to any […]

#NYFW: Brian Gavin Diamonds with From Prosecco to Plaid

Glitz, glamour and grandeur. New York City is the beacon of the fashion world and we're enamored by its sparkle. In honor of New York Fashion Week, we've collaborated with our favorite trendsetters to match Brian Gavin Diamonds sparkle with popular looks from the runways. Check out what Julie Weinstein, the blogger behind From Prosecco to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Popularity and History of Topaz

Topaz is an eye-catching colored gemstone that’s characterized by its vivid hues. You can find topaz in a wide range of colors including red, orange, peach, pink, gold, yellow and brown. Blue topaz, which is both the most rare and the most popular topaz color, is actually formed as the result of irradiation with gamma […]

Brian Gavin Looks Back at Some Highlights of His Jewelry Designs in 2012…

With the huge volume of custom rings and jewelry we created in 2012,  it took a while to find the best pieces for our annual "Looking Back" video 🙂 Take a look back at a selection of some of the beautiful custom engagement rings and jewelry that we created in 2012. Which one do you […]