How to Check Your Ring Size at Home

People often ask me, “Benjamin, how do I figure out what my ring size is? I’d love to order one of your amazing, sustainable rings, but I’m afraid it might be the wrong size when it arrives.” And I completely understand the feeling. After all, there’s nothing worse than buying a ring for yourself (or your loved one) only for it to barely fit or slide right off. Obviously, the best thing you can do is to visit a jewelry store and have the shopkeeper measure your finger. But there are ring manufacturers that don’t have brick-and-mortar stores, or simply...

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The Hit Show Bringing Back a Classic American Style

Season 5 of Yellowstone premiers November 13th on Paramount. As such, I thought it would be timely to address the influence of Native American and cowboy cultures on style and current fashion trends and how Sticks & Stones jewelry fits in. Academy Award-winner Ruth E. Carter (Black Panther, 2018) was chosen as the show's costume designer for Season 1. Carter set out to deliver western wear/ranch wear "with a modern twist." Viewers see drool worthy custom jackets and hats. Carter even reproduced a discontinued style of Ralph Lauren jeans for John Dutton, played by Kevin Costner. High-end designer pieces are...

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Can You Wear Two Rings on One Finger?

Rings come in many different shapes, colors, and styles, making them perfect accessories to show off your personal taste. You can get simple gold or silver ones, rings with gemstones, or even more unique ones made of wood, bones, and other natural materials. Whatever you choose, they’re sure to complement your look perfectly. But what if you want to wear several rings at once? Could you wear them all on the same finger, or is it better not to go overboard? Of course, the choice is yours, but I suggest you give it a try. If you style them properly,...

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Brown Lip Mother of Pearl - One of Nature's Most Beautiful Gifts

Brown lip mother of pearl is one of our favorite precious materials to work with. Not only is it absolutely stunning, but it is also sustainable and can be ethically sourced. It's not so easy to find though. While mother of pearl may look like pearls, there are some key differences between the two. In this post, we want to talk about brown lip mother of pearl and what makes it so special.   What is Mother of Pearl? Mother of pearl is made of an iridescent material called nacre, a calcium carbonate substance secreted by some species of mollusks....

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Are Wooden Rings Durable? Do Wooden Rings Last?

If you’re looking for unique and timeless jewelry, wooden rings are an excellent choice. They are stylish, comfortable to wear, and unique. Whether you buy them as a gift or wear them yourself, you’ll surely fall in love with the way polished wood looks on the hand. Still, many people are hesitant to buy them as they worry about their durability. How long can a wooden ring actually last? Does it require any special care? Read on, and you’ll find answers to all your questions. How Durable Are Wooden Rings? Compared to metal jewelry most people are used to, wooden...

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Non-Traditional Wedding and Engagement Rings

Diamonds have been a staple in wedding and engagement jewelry for the longest time. That’s not surprising — they are elegant, durable, and timeless, perfectly symbolizing ever-lasting love. Still, they aren’t the only option, nor are they perfect for all couples. Every relationship is unique and, as such, deserves a special wedding and engagement ring. Here at Sticks & Stones Jewelry we recognize that, which is why we offer an assortment of non-traditional rings to celebrate your union! Unique Rings Through History Before diamonds made their big break in the mid-1900s, other gemstones were far more prominent in engagement rings....

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