Entries by Susan Grant

Trending: The Jewelry You Need This Fall

It’s time to take a peek at what’s trending this fall.  What should be under the tree this holiday season?  What will you see gracing the pages of your favorite magazines? Well, the industry tells us we should be on the lookout for links, pendants & charms, and pearls.  So get ready, cause Grants Jewelry […]

Super Deep Diamonds by Dr. Evan Smith

Dr. Evan Smith made a presentation on super deep diamonds last week at the GIA, NY Campus. His discussion and slide show on how diamonds form deep underground was fascinating. There is so much to learn about diamonds in the core of the earth. thank you Dr. Smith.               […]

Hello Fall!

The most colorful season of the year Fall is upon us and it’s a perfect time to tell you about this very special diamond bracelet we recently finished. This was a self purchase. Our client wanted a piece of jewelry to signify a recent and joyous experience in her life. The moment she saw the […]

Engin and Duygu…. There Life Together Begins!

When Engin came to my showroom in NYC for the first time, he knew what he wanted for Duygu’s diamond engagement ring. His sister and mom accompanied him for support, but he had already learned about the 4C’s of diamonds and he had pictures of rings that she liked and a metal in mind. And we […]

In The Merry Merry Month Of May

EMERALD The Gem of Spring! The birthstone for May. Lively, Radiant, Lush… A Color of Elegance and Beauty that Enhances Our Sense of Well Being, Balance and Harmony.   Emerald History..did you know…. The oldest emeralds are about 2.97 billion years old. The first known emeralds were mined in Egypt around 1500 BC. “The Stone of Successful Love”, […]

Hay There!

Meet Lori and Zola. They are a such proud couple! Lori is often seen in the arena with Zola. They started competing this year and on their first meet they came in 5th out of 54 and 4th out of 27th. They in are in love and practically inseparable.  When Lori is not in her […]

Spoil The One Who Stole Your Heart

Happy Engagement!  From Sergio: “We did a snow hike in the Rocky Mountains National Park, and when we got to the end of the trail, I proposed while we were standing on a frozen lake.  Kayla is completely and totally in love with the ring. The amount of compliments she has gotten about the ring is really […]

You’re Invited! Our Pre-Holiday November Showroom Event. A rewarding start to the holidays

  Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 2pm – 8pm at Grant’s Jewelry Showroom.   Join us for a fun and fascinating gathering and get an inside glimpse into the workings of an artisanal fine jewelry workshop showroom, located in the heart of New York’s fabled Diamond District. You’ll learn firsthand the secrets involved in designing and […]

A Pedigreed Proposal

Andrew and Karen are an impossibly cute couple. Although it could be that today’s grooms are going to more trouble, Andrew took things to a new level. For one, he put in surreptitious groundwork with his future bride, casually shopping while silently noting her preferences.  Then, he transformed himself an absolute expert in choosing the […]

Steven and Lee….the rap proposal

Ten years together. They’re 30 years old now, gainfully employed and living the  dream… what could be better…..being engaged! Lee was total surprised by Steven’s rap proposal at her 30th birthday party. She new they would get married eventually but how he did it was awesome! We wish them a fantastic life together full of […]

Precious Gems Shine at Lincoln Center

  “Emeralds,” “Rubies” and “Diamonds” will dazzle as never before as three of the world’s top dance companies share the stage for the first time to mark the 50th anniversary of “Jewels,” currently on stage at Lincoln Center. Choreographer George Balanchine created Jewels in 1967; in three acts honoring the French, American and Russian styles […]

Can A Diamond Be Too Big?

As it turns out, they can. Canada’s Lucara Diamond Corporation announced recently that it will have to cut the 1,109-carat ‘Lesedi La Rona’ in order to find a buyer.  Lucara’s chief executive, William Lamb, said “It’s only the second stone recovered in the history of humanity over 1,000 carats. Why would you want to polish […]

A Dog’s Appetite for Diamonds

Recently, British Couple Charlie Jackson and his wife Carol noticed her engagement ring was missing.  When the accompanying wedding ring was found on the floor, their search led them to their 9 month old dog, Bear.  A trip to the veterinarian and some X-rays confirmed that confirmed that the ring was indeed in black labrador’s belly! […]

The art of engraving is centuries old and requires a very steady hand. This is a beautiful hand engraved ring from my friend Sergey in NYC.

This is a beautiful hand engraved ring made in NYC by my master engraver friend Sergey. A G.I.A. laser inscribed diamond. Most G.I.A. graded diamonds are laser engraved on the girdle.   A quote from Rosa Parks engraved on the edge of a commemorative coin. A picture of Queen Elizabeth on a spec of gold […]

GONG XI FA CAI!!! Happy Chinese New Year!!!

The Chinese New Year of the Fire Monkey will start on February 8, 2016-the second New Moon after the Solstice. Following twelve months of the dignified and sure footed Goat, the New Year of the Monkey is going to shake, rattle and roll! Even though the monkey is impatient and scattered brained, he has a […]

Luxury "Prive" Jewelry Show in NYC

Susan and Jennifer attended the Luxury “Prive” Jewelry Show at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. There they met with some of the finest jewelry manufacturers in the world. The new big rage…alexandrite. A sensational feature about Alexandrite is its surprising ability to change its colour. Green or bluish-green in daylight, alexandrite turns a soft shade of […]