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Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
This year’s pandemic has brought about many challenges, but as a couple, you may have found it has led you into an even closer relationship. Through the ups and downs, you’ve experienced even deeper levels of commitment and love for one another. You’ve tested your relationship through quarantining, dealing with job challenges, and arguing over which show to binge on next. You’ve had to learn how to act graciously while staying in, whether it be taking turns lugging in enough groceries to stock your shelves, or simply letting the other person actually win at a board game. If you’re still smiling and making each other laugh towards the end of 2020, it might be a sign that it’s time to take the next step. Just think, taking the leap into an engagement could be the perfect finale to this crazy year. Begin your search for the perfect ring with our 2021 engagement ring trends forecast!More is More: Three Stone Engagement ...
Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
The day that couples look forward to for months, maybe years; the day that they are surrounded by friends and family; the day that is full of dining together, dancing, and heartfelt words. To many couples’ dismay, their wedding scheduled for Spring, Summer or Fall 2020 is no longer a possibility. Between restrictions on large gatherings, to uncertainty about travel, plenty of engaged folks have erred on the side of caution and decided to call off the party for the time being. Postponing the big day can be a depressing concept, and it’s likely that you know at least one couple who is now looking towards 2021 or beyond to say, “I do!”. Fortunately, it’s easy to cheer up those lovebirds in your life who need a little pick-me-up right now. Consider giving a “postponed wedding gift.” We share some great ideas from some of Lux Bond & Green’s favorite houseware, entertaining, and gift designers to help you get started.
Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
The popularity of locket necklaces has amazingly stood the test of time. What we think of today as “locket-style jewelry” actually evolved from pendants and amulets worn as far back as ancient times! It makes sense, because amulets were also imbued with sentimental value, much as locket necklaces are today. The picture that you place in a locket of a loved one is meant to bring fond memories to the surface, while in some ancient cultures, the symbols or engravings on an amulet necklace brought good luck and protection. Many people still feel this way about their prized lockets. Today, lockets are often gifted on special occasions, like birthdays or anniversaries. You can personalize locket jewelry with a photograph, as well as a monogram, inscription, or even a special date. This is one of the reasons that lockets are a sentimental and thoughtful gift. Their past continues to be fascinating and inspires how they are worn in modern times. These special necklaces ...