Creating a truly ethical engagement ring
The Curse of the Opal
“Opals are cursed, aren’t they?” Oh, the things we hear about opals from our customers at Secrète Fine Jewelry in both our DuPont Circle and our Bethesda locations.
If you’ve ever seen any of our amazing opal creations, you can easily tell that we don’t believe the lore. In fact, we consider opals to be a blessing of beauty! But let’s get to the bottom of the story.
Custom Designing an Engagement Ring: Top 5 Tips
The top 5 tips for custom-designing an engagement ring- by Secrète Fine Jewelry in Washington, DC, and Bethesda, MD.
The Hidden Truth About Garnets (they are actually pretty!)
The truth is the middle-America mall-store version of garnet is like the public-school cafeteria version of Brussel sprouts-- the same substance only by the scientific definition and bad enough to turn you off to the whole thing for years... until that day when you realize you’ve been duped into mistaking the worst version of something for the only version of it.