Ring and Jewelry Appraisals: What You Need to Know for Insurance

Posted by Jessica VandenHouten on Jun 23, 2017 9:37:00 AM
This article has been copied (with our comments) from a recent Jewelers Mutual Clarity Newsletter 

Getting a ring appraisal isn’t exactly something you do every day, and unknowns can be intimidating.

It’s time to set the record straight on some common misconceptions about when a ring appraisal is needed, when […]

By |July 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guess how many pearls are in the vase to win Pearl Earrings for Mother’s Day

We have a vase of pearls in our front window. Come in and guess how many pearls are in the vase for a chance to win a beautiful pair of Pearl Earrings for Mother’s Day. Someone will win, make sure you are entered.



Ideas for Valentine’s Day

14k Rose Gold Vintage Filigree Style ring with diamond

By |January 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Thank you

As we wrap up our 15th year and soon begin our 16th year, we want to say thank you to everyone that keep us going each day. Our wonderful customers from near and far, we do this all for you, we thank you for your love and support, and your appreciation for fine jewelry. Our […]

By |December 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Open for Holiday Hours

We are open today. We will open the next two Sundays from 12 noon to 4 pm, and we will be open 10-6 the next two weeks M-Sat. Extra hours on Sundays and an extra hour on the other days for your convenient Christmas shopping. We will close at 4 pm on Christmas Eve.

By |December 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Customer Appreciation Sale and Holiday Open House


Today is the first day of our week long Customer Appreciation Sale. Every year in Downtown Hood River we have a Shop Local and Shop Early Holiday Open House and our version is our Customer Appreciation Sale the week before Thanksgiving.

By |November 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Watch batteries and watch repair

We are happy to replace watch batteries, watch leather straps, watch bracelets and other watch straps, adjust the size of your watch bracelets and perform most quartz watch repair. We perform most of these services while you wait, as long as the “Watch Guy” is here. We can also help you reset the time on […]

Caring for your Fine Pearls

How to Clean & Store Pearls (from Jewelers of America)

Apply cosmetics, hair sprays and perfume before putting on any pearl jewelry. When you remove the jewelry, wipe it carefully with a soft cloth to remove any traces of these substances.
You can also wash your pearl jewelry with mild soap and water. Do not clean cultured […]

Hood River County Chamber of Commerce

We have been members of our Hood River County Chamber of Commerce from day 1. We have also served on the board, several committees, ambassadors, several offices including President one year. We love partnering with our Chamber of Commerce, doing good things together, helping each other succeed!

By |January 20th, 2016|About Us, First Friday and Special Occasions|0 Comments

Fun Gem Facts about Pearls

From the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Pearls have been treasured for thousands of years. Natural pearls were long associated with royalty. Cultured pearls (made by human intervention) put pearls in the reach of consumers. Now new colors and shapes fill our display cases in prices everyone can afford. Come in to see our wonderful […]

By |December 11th, 2015|Birthstones, Bracelets, Earrings, Necklaces, Pearls, Pendants|0 Comments