Meet a Wedding Jeweler in New York, NY: Chic Designs by Yvette (2)

Today’s wedding vendor interview is with Yvette Jones of Chic Designs by Yvette, based in New York, NY. Enjoy!

Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

Inspired by notions of beauty, spirituality and my environment, I approach my design aesthetic as an artist who explores my art-making process. My designs are a reflection of my background in the fine arts realm, uniting my vibrant stones with the infinite potential of line, color, form, and pattern, creating versatile and dynamic jewelry that remains relevant beyond contemporary trends.

My meditative selection of materials reflects my belief in the transcendental power of stones and their spiritual ability to connect individuals across cultures. Sparkling Swarovski, Preciosa crystals, rhinestones, and colored gemstones make up my assemblage. M unique collection of necklaces, bracelets, and earrings encourage personal style and fashion-forward statements that foster elegance, vibrancy, and versatility. My jewelry collections include necklaces, bracelets, earrings, hair accessories, and bridal jewelry, among others.

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The Practical Guide To Insuring Your Engagement Ring (3)

Today’s guest post, brought to us by Afshin of Estate Diamond Jewelry (New York, NY) covers a very important topic that doesn’t get a lot of attention: engagement ring insurance! Enjoy:

Your engagement ring may well be the third most expensive purchase you ever make, after a house and a car, and yet so many people – for whatever reason – don’t insure it in the way they would other home contents. Part of the reason may be that they simply don’t know those expensive items aren’t usually covered by homeowner’s insurance, or it may be that they don’t believe anything will ever happen to it. Whatever the reason, a lot of those people realize their mistake only when it’s too late.

Insuring anything isn’t really that complicated, but it is true that jewelry does require a little more effort on the part of the owner. However, it is still quite a simple process that is well worth the effort. Here, we show you how to make sure, not only that your engagement ring is insured, but that it is insured appropriately.

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Today’s guest post comes to us from jewelry designer Shiree Odiz, based in New York, NY! Enjoy:

Your relationship is special and unique, so why shouldn’t your engagement ring be one of a kind, too? If you want an engagement ring that is not only a conversation starter but also is a pure reflection of your relationship, consider designing a custom engagement ring for your future fiancée. From gemstone and metal to shape and style, you can collaborate with a jewelry designer to create a personalized engagement ring that is completely exclusive and unavailable anywhere else. Designing custom engagement rings is an exciting and personal experience. Here are some tips for how — and why — you should buy a bespoke engagement ring.

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Meet a Wedding Jeweler in New York, NY: Shiree Odiz (2)

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Today’s wedding vendor interview is with NYC based jewelry designer Shiree Odiz! Enjoy:

Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

I was born in NY and grew up in Israel. My father is a well-respected diamond dealer, my grandfather was one of the founders of the diamond industry in Israel. My mother is an artist. In 2006 I partnered with Daniel Setton, an experienced e-commerce marketer with the vision of making unique fine jewelry design more affordable and accessible online.

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