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Your Ultimate Gold & Precious Metal Guide

Your Ultimate Gold & Precious Metal Guide

March 31, 2020

Welcome to your Ultimate Gold and Precious Metal Guide! Keep reading for everything you need to know about choosing gold vs platinum or palladium, 14kt vs 18kt gold, and yellow gold vs rose, peach, and white gold. 
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Spotlight On Gem Legacy - How We Give Back

Spotlight On Gem Legacy - How We Give Back

March 25, 2020

It’s no secret that we love ourselves some gemstones – sapphires, diamonds, tourmaline, rubies, we’re here for them all! But how can we connect our love for jewels to the artisans who mine them? Enter Gem Legacy, a gemstone Non-Profit who does just that.
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Bella vs Stella: Our Signature Solitaires

Bella vs Stella: Our Signature Solitaires

March 18, 2020

If you’re a Gem Breakfast gal, you’ve likely seen/heard about our two signature solitaire settings: Bella & Stella - the rings on so many wish lists! Stella came first, and when we introduced Bella, we were asked by so many of you “what’s the difference between them?” So, we’re here today to share: why we love them, what they have in common, how they’re different, all the ways to customize
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What Are Rose Cut Diamonds? All You Need To Know!

What Are Rose Cut Diamonds? All You Need To Know!

March 06, 2020

A cut made popular in the Georgian Era (the 1700s), Rose cut diamonds have remerged as an ethereal, antique-inspired alternative to more traditional diamond cuts.
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Spring Pop-Up Event: Solitaire Squad

Spring Pop-Up Event: Solitaire Squad

March 02, 2020

Our favorite event of the year! Learn more about our 2020 pop up event in collaboration with Misfit Diamonds.
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Deep Dive With Top Jewelry Designer Emily Gill: All About Her Creative Process

Deep Dive With Top Jewelry Designer Emily Gill: All About Her Creative Process

February 19, 2020

Today we’re sitting down with the insanely talented Canadian Jewelry Designer, Emily Gill to learn more about how she creates (and keeps on creating) the endlessly original and strikingly beautiful pieces we just can’t get enough of!
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How to Figure Out Ring Size: Your Guide

How to Figure Out Ring Size: Your Guide

February 05, 2020

Before you put a ring on it, let’s make sure it fits! Keep reading for your all-in-one guide to ring sizing, including: Ring sizing basics: the numbers, the fit, average sizes How to figure out her ring size (in secret or if she’s in on it) Common rings myths busted Everything you need to know about resizing rings
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The Custom Jewelry Design Process At Gem Breakfast: All Your Questions Answered

The Custom Jewelry Design Process At Gem Breakfast: All Your Questions Answered

January 22, 2020

The in’s and out’s of custom jewelry design with Gem Breakfast in San Francisco including: -Why go custom? -Custom design myths -What Gem Breakfast customers say about the custom process -The custom design process from consult to completion
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Meet Our Vendors Series: Q&A With a Diamond Dealer

Meet Our Vendors Series: Q&A With a Diamond Dealer

January 08, 2020

Today, in Part 1 of our meet-our-vendors series, we’re sitting down with Ashkan Asgari, Owner of Misfit Diamonds, who is so not your parents’ diamond dealer. We’re learning where he sources his diamonds from, his favourite stones, the process from mine to jewelry, and more!
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Cut: Our Favourite of the 4 C’s

Cut: Our Favourite of the 4 C’s

January 02, 2020

This blog is all about the unsung hero, and the single most important factor in determining a diamond’s overall beauty and brilliance: cut. 
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How To Plan The Perfect Proposal: Engagement Q & A With The Ring Whisperer

How To Plan The Perfect Proposal: Engagement Q & A With The Ring Whisperer

December 18, 2019

Today we’re sitting down with ‘The Ring Whisperer’, Danielle Mainas, Founder of Little Bird Told You to chat Holiday Proposals, choosing that perfect ring, and popping the question with panache.
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The Meaning Behind Your Favorite Gemstones

The Meaning Behind Your Favorite Gemstones

December 10, 2019

Let’s chat about what all your fave gemstones mean (and what they can do for your emotional, mental, and metaphysical well-being)!
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Gem Breakfast 2019 Holiday Open House

Gem Breakfast 2019 Holiday Open House

December 02, 2019

Get the Who, What, When, Where of our Gem Breakfast Holiday party at the Showroom! You won't want to miss out on these exclusive discounts and delicious bubbly!
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How To Care For Your Fine Jewels

How To Care For Your Fine Jewels

December 01, 2019

We’re chatting about jewelry care - dispelling some popular myths, and sharing our top tips for keeping your rings looking as drop-dead gorgeous as the day you bought them.
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