The Power of gold

  The Power of GOLD Imagine… millions of years ago,…

Celebrating Women

As the sun rises on International Women's Day, we take a moment…

Quick Facts About February’s Birthstone, The Amethyst!

The name derives from the Greek "amethystos", which…
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Unveiling the Timeless Beauty of Garnet: January’s Enchanting Birthstone

In the kaleidoscope of birthstones that adorn a calendar…

4 Ways to Elevate Your Holiday Gifting With the Timeless Elegance of Fine Jewelry

The holiday season is a time of joy, warmth, and the exchange…

Enchanted Elegance: What is The Mystery of Haunted Jewelry All About?

As the days grow shorter and the nights become darker, the allure…

Radiant November Beauty: Topaz, the Gem of Fire and Desire

November heralds the arrival of autumn, a season of transition…

Meet The Heirlooms We Made For Laura

Laura came to me to create a ring for an oval emerald and several…

Opal: The Magical Gem of October

October is a month filled with transition and transformation,…

September’s Birthstone: The Sapphire

A Sapphire is a gemstone variety of the mineral corundum,…

Your Signature Jewelry Style

Discovering Your Signature Jewelry Style: A Personal Jeweler's…

A Superpower Secret Weapon for the newest Rising Star Award Winner

Congratulations Tjada, The 2023 HBS Women's Association Rising…

The Most Expensive Pearl Dinner in History

Among the most colorful tales in the pearl world is that…

Pearls: Natural Beauties Require Your TLC

In addition to their exceptional beauty, pearls bring back fond…

Blue Topaz: A December Birthstone

Blue is the most popular topaz color in today’s jewelry marketplace.…

Turquoise: Soul Satisfying Color and Multi Layered History

Azure sky, robin’s egg blue: Vivid shades of turquoise…
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You’re Invited! The Opal Event at the Grants Jewelry Showroom!

Please Join Us for the Opal Event at the Grants Jewelry Showroom! October…

Craftsmanship That Began Centuries Ago Is Alive and Well Today in NYC

Recently, two valuable finds unearthed precious metals and gemstones. First,…

Peridot: The Gem of The Sun

Peridot jewelry dates back as far as the second millennium BC. Ancient Egyptians called it the God of The Sun.
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Rubies: Just the Facts!

This month we turn our attention to rubies.  What do you know…

Meet June’s Birthstone: The Majestic Pearl

“The rarest things in the world, next to a spirit of discernment,…

Beach Jewelry Care

Summer is all about sunshine. After all, you deserve that peaceful…

International Tiara Day

International Tiara Day is celebrated on May 24th each…

A Token of Life and Eternal Love

In it's original concept, the eternity ring dates back to…

May’s “Gem of Spring” Birthstone, The Emerald: Nothing Greens Greener

Emeralds.   May's birthstone, and the gem of the twentieth…

The History of The Wedding Ring

The origin of wedding rings is a fascinating one. The tradition…

Beyond The Z Range: Fancy Colored Diamonds

Diamonds in the normal color range are colorless. They are…

Capture the Wonders of Nature

What if you could capture the world's most precious elements…

The serenely colored aquamarine invokes the tranquility of its namesake, the sea.

Aquamarine’s name comes from the Latin for seawater and…

Bloodstone: March’s Other Birthstone

Bloodstone, also known as heliotrope, is a variety of chalcedony…

What Does Love Look Like To You?

Love comes in all shapes and sizes, and no two love stories are…

Garnet: Five Fun Facts!

There are plenty of interesting facts about garnet, primarily…

Tourmaline: One of October’s Birthstones

It’s easy to understand why people confuse tourmaline with…

Trending: The Jewelry You Need This Fall

It's time to take a peek at what's trending this fall.  What…

A Museum Devoted to Geological Treasures Opens In Maine


Super Deep Diamonds by Dr. Evan Smith

Dr. Evan Smith made a presentation on super deep diamonds…

Hello Fall!

The most colorful season of the year Fall is upon us and it's…

Engin and Duygu…. Their Life Together Begins!

When Engin came to my showroom in NYC for the first time, he…

In The Merry Merry Month Of May

EMERALD The Gem of Spring! The birthstone…

Hay There!

Meet Lori and Zola. They are a such proud…

Hello Spring!

Congratulations on your engagement Connie and Nick!

Spoil The One Who Stole Your Heart

Happy Engagement!  From Sergio: "We did a snow hike…

Put a Bow on It!

On today's blog, we are gearing up for the Christmas season and celebrating December Diamonds with our diamond essentials collection.

A Pedigreed Proposal

Andrew and Karen are an impossibly cute couple. Although…

Steven and Lee….the rap proposal

Ten years together. They're 30 years old now, gainfully employed…

Congratulations to Maggy and Corey, wishing you a lifetime of happiness!!

Maggy was completely surprised when Corey pop the question in…

April Showers Bring May . . . Emeralds

Emerald is a precious gemstone and a variety of the mineral beryl colored green by trace amounts of chromium and sometimes vanadium.

Diamonds in a Meteorite….

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A Rainbow of Fancy Colored Diamonds

In diamonds, rarity equals value. With fancy color diamonds—the ones outside the normal color range—the rarest and most valuable colors are saturated pinks, blues, and greens. In all cases, even very slight color differences can have a big impact on value.

Tips For A Successful Valentine’s Day Jewelry Gift Purchase!

Tips to ease the stress of finding the perfect gift for your Valentine this year!

February’s Birthstone: The Regal Amethyst

Unlike other gems where size is the biggest factor in value, Amethyst is much more about depth of color. It's thought to bring emotional stability and inner strength to the wearer. Learn more about this gem that was once considered exclusive to royalty!
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Garnet: The Most Ancient Talisman

Garnets, the birthstone for January, are known for creativity, healing and protection. They are available in a range of colors, making them ideal for unique jewelry pieces!
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On Every Wish List This Year: Black Diamonds

Called edgy, chic and mysterious - the black diamond adds something special to diamond jewelry. Learn about the carbonado, or black diamond that is on everyone's wish list this year, and find the perfect black diamond holiday gift for someone special.
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Gemstones: Not Just For Jewelry

Would you use gemstones in your next kitchen upgrade?
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Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Choosing the perfect jewelry gift!

A guide to help navigate Holiday Jewelry Gift Giving.
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Find The Perfect Size From Home!

Simply print, check the scale and measure. If you can't be measured by a jeweler, or you want to keep a ring purchase a surprise, this is the tool you need.
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72% of Men Need Help When Shopping for THE Ring!

Choosing the right ring doesn't have to be hard - Don't be overwhelmed, let Susan help!

She Said Yes! Baseball Player Proposes On The Field

Check out Vince's Proposal! We've heard that Nicole loves her custom-made Grants Jewelry engagement ring!

You Won’t Find This In The Halloween Candy Stash!

Do you think you would prefer to wear your birthstone gem, or to eat it? Some people now have a choice, thanks to Nestle Japan!
Imperial Topaz, November Birthstone

November’s Birthstones: Topaz and Citrine

Introducing November's Birthstones, Topaz & Citrine.


Gemstones are often associated with Witchcraft. It's the perfect time of year to explore the meanings those stones carry and how they are used by witches.
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The Cosmic Origins of Gold and Silver

How neutron stars make gold — and why this neutron star collision is such a big deal.
Mexican Fire Opal

Mysterious Opals

These three types of opal are all very different from one another.  It wasn't until recently that we understood how each differed from one another, and from traditional opals.

Tourmaline – The “Other” October Birthstone

It was often confused with other gems, due to a wide range of colors. Tourmaline is October's "other" birthstone.

Opal: The Flashy Rainbow

Opal is the birthstone for October, and Australia's National Gem.
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Trends to Watch This Fall

Fall 2017 Jewelry Trends: Shapes, Stacks, Cut and Color

Extinct Denisovans from Siberia Made Stunning Jewelry

Extinct Denisovans from Siberia Made Stunning Jewelry. At 50,000 years the know-how involved in these items are breathtaking. Any older, and it challenges our entire understanding of the technological development of man.

The Secrets Of “Amun’s Goldsmith, Amenemhat” Uncovered

Egyptian archaeologists have uncovered the tomb of a goldsmith dedicated to the god Amun and the mummies of a woman and her two children, the antiquities ministry said on Saturday.
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What Is An Insert Ring, Anyway?

Custom Ring Design - Create an engagement ring with an insert wrap especially for her!

“Man”engagement Rings – Are They A Thing Now?

Michael Buble wears one. So does Johnny Depp. So why shouldn't you share your "taken" status with the world?
Diamond Rain

Diamond Rain In The Forecast

Stanford University researchers have discovered that the depths of the "ice giant" planets are perfect for the formation of diamonds.
CSU Couple Engaged After Brick Proposal

A Proposal Carved In Stone

Colorado State University Alum Kyle Griffin and Laura Krause met…
Kris Bryant at event

Will You Marry Me?

A young cubs fan proposed to Kris Bryant. Even Bryant's wife Jessica could not say no.

Lost & Found & Carrots

A garden fresh carrot came up with more than anyone expected recently in Alberta, Canada. Mary Gram found the engagement ring she lost 13yrs ago!

True Love Knows No Age Limits

Age is just a number, and this newlywed couple is a perfect example. At 94 and 98 years old, they were married in early August after dating for 8 years.

Creepy-Crawly or High-Tech: Crawling “Jewelry”

MIT PhD research student Cindy Hsin-Liu Kao wants to take your jewelry to the next level. Her research centers around accessories & wearable that are mobile, living objects on the body.
Earth, Sun and Moon

Diamonds In The Sky

You are probably aware that on August 21, 2107, America will…
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The Changing Face of Engagements

In this day and age, the rules for getting engaged are changing. You…

Meet the ‘Argyle Everglow’ – Rarity Within Rarity

Graeme Thompson, head of jewelry in Asia for British auction…
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Precious Gems Shine at Lincoln Center

  "Emeralds," "Rubies" and "Diamonds" will dazzle…
Diamond in Lab Xray

A Dog’s Appetite for Diamonds

Recently, British Couple Charlie Jackson and his wife Carol noticed…

What Determines The Quality of A Pearl?

You may have seen Pearls referred to by "grade":  A, AA, AA+,…

Emeralds Want to Stay In The Spotlight

You may recall that Emeralds were our focus last month.  As…

Art Deco & The Jazz Age: Now Being Celebrated at Cooper-Hewitt

The worldwide community of museums will celebrate International…

The Jewelry of The Art Deco Period

"It was the style of the flapper girl and the factory, the…

The Sapphire Event!

Join Us Wednesday, Sept 22 from 4 -8pm for The 5th Annual Sapphire…

April’s Last Look: Synthetic Diamonds

Given the rarity and value of diamonds, it’s not surprising…

All About Fancy Colored Diamonds

We're continuing our spotlight on April's Birthstone for just…

Diamonds: A Smartphone’s Best Friend?

We all know diamonds are a girl's best friend.  It looks like…