Trends may come and go, but one thing is certain: People will always love – and adorn themselves with – jewelry. Discover 9 incredible jewelry techniques that have made a lasting impression on civilization for thousands of years! 1. Mokume Gane While Mokume Gane was initially reserved for Samurai in feudal Japan, this ancient tradition has […]
You’ve found your special someone and are looking to put a ring on it. Like most people, money is one of the biggest considerations in the process. If you’re wondering how much to spend on an engagement ring, you’re not alone. We’re here to clear up the jewelry purchase myths and provide tips on purchasing […]
What Is Mokume Gane? Initially used for samurai swords, this ancient Japanese metalworking technique heats and hammers precious metals into swirling wood-grain patterns. Learn more about the Mokume Gane process. Why Is Mokume Gane So Expensive? A Mokume Gane ring tends to have a higher price tag due to the artisanship that goes into producing […]
If you heard about Mokume Gane, maybe the name Shibuichi sounds familiar to you. In this article will explain everything you should know about shibuichi, and its pros and cons to help you choose the best materials for your rings, jewels. and accessories.
Choosing the perfect wedding ring often takes incredible patience, skill, and thoughtfulness. Does your partner prefer gold or silver? Do they want a traditional style or a modern, bespoke jewelry piece? Will you purchase one directly from the case or choose something vintage? At the end of this process, will you choose a wedding ring […]
For thousands of years, gemstone mythology has colored our perception of diamonds, rubies, emeralds, and much more. We’ve included some of our favorite mythical gems to work with – and tips to create your own bespoke jewelry piece with one of these magical stones! Diamond Folklore April’s birthstone is the most famous and desirable of […]
Are you thinking of creating something different from your wedding band, and you run out of ideas? Find out 5 ideas for redesigning wedding rings and reusing your old band into anything you dream of.
Why don’t guys wear engagement rings? We are answering this question and also explaining why this is changing with new generation’s love view is also different as it used to be.
Find out really original ideas about mixed-metal engagement rings that will be the perfect one for your soulmate and spouse-to-be.
If your friend just got engaged and you want to prepare something special before her special day, you landed on the right place. Find out some special bridal shower ring game ideas to make the most of your day (or night)!
An engagement ring is a synonym for love, passion, tenderness, and commitment. Unfortunately, finding the best one for your spouse-to-be can sometimes be overwhelming as there are thousands of designs in jewelry shops or online. Today, we will help you find the best engagement gold ring designs for females.
If you are planning to propose to your soulmate, you may be wondering which would be the best engagement ring for him or her. At first thought, diamonds are the most common gemstone chosen for these occasions. Still, there are birthstones according to the birth month that will make your band special and unique. We […]
Nature inspired engagement rings are perfect for true nature lovers. Trees, leaves, flowers, or even inanimate elements like water can be a true inspiration for jewelry designers. The result of this creation can be a true delight for the lovers who want to express more than their love for each other. Nature engagement rings can […]
When most people are asked about colors of gold, yellow and white varieties typically come to mind. And while these two hues are certainly the standard for most luxury jewelry, there’s an entire rainbow of gold alloys that are just as stunning. Our Mokume Gane jewelry harnesses a wide variety of gorgeous shades to produce […]
Metalworking Jewelry Techniques of the Millennia With millennia of ancient metalworking jewelry techniques at our fingertips, it’s inevitable that jewelry continues to be influenced by time-old traditions. From Egyptian gilding to Damascus steel (that inspires our fine jewelry), expert metalworkers are proud to carry on the legacy of these intricate methods. Egyptian Gilding Thanks to […]
Inspired by fabled Damascus steel sword making of the 9th century, Mokume Gane techniques have been used to create distinctive Japanese metalwork pieces for over 500 years.Decorative patterns were hand-hammered and fired to craft the handles and sheaths of Mokume Gane katanas. The intricate artisanship meant that these pieces were status symbols in feudal Japan […]
The Greeks were among the first to wear rings not only to represent marriage but also as a pledge of fidelity or loyalty. Throughout the centuries, various western civilizations adorned themselves similarly. In Roman times, the Claddagh ring – featuring two hands for friendship and a crown-topped heart for loyalty – was a popular choice for […]
Selecting an engagement ring for your partner is an enormous step in your life, and can be overwhelming with a market inundated with choices. With our step-by-step guide, we hope to ease the pressure off of picking an engagement ring for women. Buying the Perfect Engagement Ring: 1 Stay Within Budget It goes without saying […]
Preserve and fine jewelry care for your most precious possessions should always be in the back of your mind. Heirlooms are meant to be treasured, and repair work can cost almost as much as a new piece. With these easy jewelry care instructions, you’ll keep your fine jewelry and Mokume Gane in fine shape for […]
Gold and diamonds have been fought over and sought after for centuries, and the modern market is no different. With the increase of environmental destruction and the taking advantage of mine workers, we at Jaume Labro have made a promise to only purchase from ethical companies with transparent business practices and sources. That’s why we […]
Gold mining causes untold ecological harm. But the gold used to make your Labro ring is different. Find out more about eco-friendly gold.Ethical gold is that produced with no legal or moral concerns. That means no child labor. No illegal operations. No environmentally unsound policies. No association with war. Eco-friendly and recycled gold for a […]