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Guide to Engagement Ring Styles

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Bezel to Solitaire – Find Your Perfect Ring Using Our Guide to Engagement Ring Styles Engagement ring styles run the gamut. They come in a variety of shapes and styles, from simple, sophisticated solitaires to multi-stone masterpieces. Speaking of stones, those come in a variety of shapes, cuts, colors, clarity, and carat/sizes. It’s all enough to make […]

Celebrate Your Irish Heritage with Celtic Jewelry & Irish Jewelry

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Celebrate Your Irish Heritage with Celtic Jewelry & Irish Jewelry Ah, St. Patrick’s Day: the one day a year we all wear green and gold and celebrate the Luck O’ the Irish… mostly by drinking green beer and trying to talk like a Leprechaun. But if you could celebrate your Irish heritage all year round, […]

Celebrity Wedding Bands | Our Ring Suggestions for Newly Engaged Celebrities

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Meaningful Wedding Band Ideas for Engaged Celebrities Choosing a men’s wedding band that fits a groom’s personality and style can be a fun challenge. Last year, we were honored to be entrusted with the creation of celebrity Chris Hardwick’s unique, meteorite, dinosaur bone, and antler wedding band. According to Hardwick, “Besides being sciencey, the dinosaur bone […]

Greenery Wedding Inspiration – 2017 Pantone Color of the Year

Greenery Wedding Color

Greenery – The 2017 Pantone Color of the Year Wedding Inspiration The 2017 Pantone Color of the Year has finally been announced and it is just as radiant and beautiful as we had hoped. This year’s color of the year is…Greenery! Each year, Pantone, the leading provider of color systems in a variety of industries, […]

Creating Custom Wedding Bands is Easy and Affordable

Custom Wedding Rings

You think your future hubby is pretty extraordinary – his wedding band can be too. And, he doesn’t have to have all the fun – a hot trend is creating complimentary his and hers custom wedding bands. Couples no longer have to settle for mass manufactured rings that don’t capture their styles. Best of all, […]

Custom Rings Made From Whiskey Barrels

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Jewelry by Johan Creates Unique Rings from Popular Brand’s Whiskey Barrels Whether you prefer an Old Fashioned, a Whiskey Sour or a Manhattan, there’s no denying that whiskey creates a drink like no other. Whiskey, one of the world’s most popular liquors, has been creating memories (and sometimes, causing people to forget them) since the early 15th […]

Meteorite Knives and Jewelry

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Meteorite Jewelry and Knives Stones from space have more history to them than just flying through the cosmos. While we use meteorite to create unique meteorite jewelry, the use of the material dates back quite a ways. Today we use the extraterrestrial iron to make meteorite rings – while in the past, the rare material […]

Is it Illegal to Sell Dinosaur Bone or Use it in Jewelry?

Dinosaur Jewelry

It is not Illegal to Possess, Sell, Distribute, or Use Dinosaur Bone to Create and Sell Art Most, if not all, dinosaur bones found in the earth are petrified similar to petrified wood from a dead tree. There were many different species of dinosaurs that roamed the earth and died off similar to other species that […]

Jewelry Bloggers and Their Impact on the Industry

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How Jewelry Bloggers Help the Industry BENEFITS FOR THE BUSINESS When you look at the Jewelry Industry as a whole, the average person will think of the big names that are thrown at you on commercials and billboards, ones with many gallerias and storefronts. Jewelry bloggers writing about the jewelry helps smaller jewelry businesses become […]

U.S. Trade Ambassador Michael Froman meets with Johan

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Johan Meets U.S. Trade Ambassador Minneapolis, MN – U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman traveled to Minnesota to meet with a small business owner for a conversation about how Made-in-America exports are fostering economic growth, supporting jobs, and unlocking opportunity in Minnesota. Following President Obama’s meeting with Minnesota resident Rebekah Erler in June, Ambassador Froman, the country’s […]