The Mark Schneider Fine Jewelry Blog

IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR… FOR GETTING ENGAGED
Swimsuits have been stored away to make room for coats and the weather is wonderfully crisp. Mornings are cold yet cozy, and life’s typically hectic pace seems to have momentarily slowed down. It’s the most wonderful time of the year....
IF YOU’VE GOT IT, WEAR IT: MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR JEWELRY COLLECTION
Have you ever purchased a book with the intention of reading it later…but then never actually gotten around to it? If you’ve experienced this with books, then it’s possible you may have experienced this same phenomenon with something else— like...
HUNGER GAMES INSPIRED JEWELRY
Grossing over $215 million worldwide during opening weekend alone, the Hunger Games series is an international phenomenon. Based on Suzanne Collins’ wildly successful young adult book series, the movie adaptations have managed to reach a bigger audience than ever before. Although the...
HOW TO USE JEWELRY TO MAKE YOUR EYE COLOR POP
According to the time-old saying, “Eyes are the windows to the soul.” Although that might be slightly overstated, there’s no doubt that a person’s eyes are one of his or her most noticeable features. In fact, it’s often the feature...
HOW TO TAKE THE PERFECT PHOTO OF YOUR ENGAGEMENT RING
You’re engaged! Your partner popped the question and you’re on your way to wedded bliss. After sharing the happy news with your parents and best friends, it’s time for the real sharing: social media. Whether you’re an avid Instagram user...
HOW TO PICK A WEDDING BAND FOR YOUR FUTURE HUSBAND
Men spend countless hours choosing the perfect ring for their future wife. From sneakily securing ring sizes to scouring Pinterest boards, husbands-to-be understand the importance of finding the perfect ring for their fiancée. However, men rarely give the same care...
HOW TO PAIR JEWELRY AND EYEGLASSES
In the past few years, eyeglasses have become a fashion accessory in their own right. From “hipster” glasses with thick black frames to subtle reading glasses used as a prop, glasses have nudged their way onto the fashion scene. Whether...
HOW TO LOOK RED CARPET READY WITH JEWELRY
Awards season is always a fashion extravaganza. Filled with stunning dresses, breathtaking accessories and on-trend footwear, awards show red carpets are bursting with fresh style. This year, the top red carpet trend was deceptively simple: bold necklaces. Although it rained...
HOW TO LAYER JEWELRY
https://www.markschneiderdesign.com/color-gemstone-jewelry/color-gemstone-pendantsLayered jewelry is currently all the rage. From celebrities to bloggers and students to mothers, it seems that everyone is jumping on the layering train. It’s a look that is deceptively simple. After all, it seems that all that is...
HOW TO FIND THE PERFECT GOLD FOR YOUR STYLE
In the 1980’s, yellow gold engagement rings and wedding bands were the most prominent. Men and women flocked to buy yellow gold rings and white gold, as well as platinum, was largely forgotten. In the 1990’s, the trends began to...
HOW TO CREATE YOUR FOREVER WITH THE PERFECT RING
Known for their strength, beauty, and durability, diamonds are a symbol of everlasting commitment. Most women spend their childhood dreaming of the day they will receive a beautiful diamond from the man they love. However, diamonds symbolize more than love;...
HOW TO CREATE A SIGNATURE UNIFORM
From business genius Steve Jobs in his signature outfit of a black turtleneck and light colored jeans to revolutionary art director and founder of the female “uniform,” Matilda Kahl in a white blouse and black slacks, signature uniforms are the...
HOW TO CLEAN AND CARE FOR YOUR GEMSTONE JEWELRY
Professionally cleaning your designer jewelry on a regular basis can become quite expensive. Instead of taking in your gems, it might be time to consider cleaning them yourself. However, it is important to know which at-home approach is best for...
HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BRIDAL JEWELRY | PICK THE PERFECT JEWELRY FOR YOUR WEDDING DAY
Bridal Jewelry Decoded: How To Choose The Perfect Jewelry For Your Wedding Day When it comes to preparation for a wedding, bridal jewelry can easily get lost in the shuffle. After all, there are wedding bands to ponder, vows to write, guests...
HOW TO CHOOSE JEWELRY THAT BRIGHTENS YOUR SMILE
Smiles are the most noticeable part of a face. Whether you’re meeting someone for the first time or interacting with a co-worker, chances are that you notice their teeth. After all, our culture uses smiles to convey countless non-verbal cues:...
HOW TO CHOOSE BRIDAL JEWELRY
Your wedding is a big day. There’s dress shopping, ring picking and of course, the endless amounts of food to taste and venues to visit. Between the millions of details and thousands of decisions, bridal jewelry can get lost in...
HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR JEWELRY WHEN WORKING OUT
During the work week, life is hectic and fast paced. In order to fit everything into a single 24-hour period, compromise and planning are often required. Working out is one of the areas in which planning can make all the...
HOW TO CARE FOR WEDDING RING | CLEANING AND MAINTAINING YOUR WEDDING RING
How to Care for Wedding Rings You finally have your dream ring. The proposal was perfect and the wedding ceremony was divine. You’re back from the honeymoon and are beginning to settle in to life with your real life honey. Wedding...
HOW TO ACCESSORIZE—AND LOOK—LIKE A SUPERMODEL
Since the 1960’s and the era of Twiggy, supermodels have been on the rise. After the skinny chic look of the 1970’s, the fashion world took a new direction with healthy, vivacious supermodels like Naomi Campbell and Cindy Crawford. These...
HOW TO BUNDLE UP WITH STYLE IN THE WINTER
It often feels as if the majority of winter is spent in a coat. Venturing to dinner or stopping by the store no longer requires one outfit. Instead, wintertime demands two separate ensembles: the inner outfit and the outerwear. When...
HOW TO ACCESSORIZE SWIMWEAR
With summer comes swimwear. From lazy days spent relaxing by the pool to family bonfires at the beach, chances are that many of your summer days will be spent in a swimsuit. The options for swimwear are endless: tops with...