The Bling Ring

Houston Start-Up Do Amore Wants to Shake Up the Engagement Ring Industry

Do Amore makes affordable, ethical rings and wants to save the world, too.

04/12/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Jewelry for a Cause

A Houston Jewelry Designer Is Standing Up To Cancer

Celeb favorite Golden Thread has been tapped to create an exclusive collection for Stand Up To Cancer.

03/29/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Heading Uptown

20 Must-Hit Shops in the Galleria and Uptown

Hundreds of luxury stores, boutiques and other shopping destinations call this corridor home.

02/23/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Reppin' H-Town

Meet Kam Franklin's Favorite Houston Jewelry Designer

Jessie Dugan has NYFW cred, an artistic vision and at least one famous fan.

02/22/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

5 to Try

Say 'I Do' to These Unique Engagement Rings

Houston designers are bringing more to the table than a simple solitaire.

02/08/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Favorite Things

Want/Need/Love: Houston's Sephora-Busting Skincare and Other Obsessions

5 things that lifestyle editor Sarah Rufca Nielsen fell in love with this week.

01/24/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Sparkles

Jewelry Designer Lindsey Scoggins Wants to Make Your Anniversary Better

The native Houstonian and former Zales exec has launched her own modern jewelry line.

01/19/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

End of an Era

Houston's Oldest Independent Jeweler Is Closing

Wexler Jewelry, a Houston fixture since 1919, is closing its doors.

12/29/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

All That Sparkles

6 Giftable Jewelry Trends for 2016

From minimalist adornments to modern pearls, these are the statement pieces to invest in this year.

10/26/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen and Jeanne Lyons Davis

All That Sparkles

A Houston Jewelry-Buying Guide

Everything you need to know to purchase brilliant baubles for the holidays and beyond.

10/24/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen and Jeanne Lyons Davis

All That Sparkles

Inside Karat 22, a Hidden Gem on Hillcroft

Anant Patel’s stunning family store has been a gold-filled fixture in the Mahatma Gandhi District since 1985.

10/24/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

All That Sparkles

When It Comes to Jewels, Everything Old Is New Again

Resetting heirloom jewelry is the hottest trend right now.

10/24/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

All That Sparkles

How to Buy a Diamond

It’s about more than just the fabled 4Cs.

10/24/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen and Jeanne Lyons Davis

All That Sparkles

Chic on the Cheap

Our favorite Houston stores for scoring fab costume jewelry

10/24/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen Photography by Jeanne Lyons Davis

All That Sparkles

Faux Real: What’s the Deal with Lab-Created Diamonds?

The cost isn’t the only significant difference you’ll find.

10/24/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen and Jeanne Lyons Davis

Q&A

Lizzie Fortunato on the Big, Bold Jewelry You Need For Fall

Exhibit A: The unabashedly artsy wares of Lizzie Fortunato, who visits Houston this week.

09/19/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

New In Town

Jeweler John Hardy Is Opening Its First-Ever U.S. Boutique in Houston

River Oaks District will get even sparklier in September.

06/10/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Made in Houston

3 Vintage-Fab Jewelry Designers We Discovered at Vintique

If you missed it, but you love an accessory that breaks the mold, here are three Houston-based makers to check out.

06/08/2016 By Miranda Proctor

Elements of Style

Jill Reno: Jewelry Designer, Houstonian, Rock Star

Reno's colorful pieces have quite a fan club: Felicity Huffman, Kristen Bell, Hayden Panettiere and Olivia Munn all have worn them on the red carpet.

04/28/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Trend Piece

The Cross, Examined: 5 Houston Designers Who Rethink Religious Jewelry

Want to sparkle for Easter? These five Houston designers infuse their jewels with modern interpretations of religious symbols.

03/18/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen