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The Ultimate Guide To Pairing Necklaces And Necklines

Have you ever felt stuck trying to choose what necklace to wear to match your top? Pairing necklaces with different necklines can be tricky business, even for the most experienced fashionistas. Choose the right match, and your outfit pops! Choose the wrong match, and something just feels… off. How do you choose the perfect pairing […]

Gemstone Guide: Black Onyx

Gemstone Guide: Black Onyx We’re back with another installment in our popular gemstone guide series. In the past, we’ve written all about: amethyst, turquoise, amber, red jasper, Larimar, opal, and sodalite. Today we’ll be talking about black onyx. Many people think about bright colors when choosing jewelry. However a deep, dark, and mysterious piece of […]

How to Clean & Care For Your Jewelry

Here on the Mexican Silver Store blog, we’ve talked a lot about our favorite gemstones and pieces of jewelry. Today, however, we’re going to do something a little different. We’ll share our best tips for how you can clean and care for your jewelry. Let’s get started! Silver What’s the best way to care for […]

4 Festive Jewelry Gift Ideas Perfect For Christmas

Looking for Christmas gift ideas for your girlfriend, mom, sister, or friend? Sterling silver jewelry is a great Christmas gift. It’s classy and timeless. Whenever she wears it, she’ll think of you. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite Mexican sterling silver jewelry that makes excellent holiday gifts. And as always, we offer free shipping […]

Gemstone Guide: Opal

In our past gemstone guides we’ve talked about amethyst, jasper, turquoise, sodalite, larimar, and many other fabulous gemstones and minerals. This month, we’ll be talking about another one of our favorites: opal! We’ll review what makes opals so special and share a few of our favorite pieces of opal jewelry. What is an Opal? Opals […]

Día de los Muertos Traditions in Mexico

Cultures around the world have celebrations for the dead around the end of October and beginning of November. In the United States, Halloween is celebrated on October 31st. Known primarily for dressing up in costume and indulging in candy and other goodies, this fun American holiday has lost some of the spirituality at the core […]

Gemstone Guide: Sodalite

Over the past few months, we’ve been highlighting a few of our favorite gemstones, including amethyst, larimer, red jasper, amber, and turquoise. Today we’re going to talk about a lesser-known stone, but one that’s just as unique and beautiful: sodalite! What is Sodalite? No, it’s not a diet cola, wise guy. Sodalite is an incredibly […]

History & Influence of Pre-Columbian Mexican Cultures

The history of Mexican art and culture can be traced back for nearly 4,000 years! For thousands of years before Columbus arrived, Pre-Columbian civilizations thrived in what is now modern-day Mexico. Today we’ll take a closer look at a few of the most noteworthy cultures, their art, and how their influence can still be found […]

Gemstone Guide: Jasper

Post by on May 15, 2016

Over the past few months, we’ve been highlighting some of our favorite gemstones including amethyst, turquoise, and Larimar. Today we’ll be talking about another beautiful gemstone, jasper– particularly red jasper. We’ll show you a few of our favorite pieces of red jasper jewelry as well as help you understand what makes it such a popular […]

Guide to A Perfect Mother’s Day

Post by on May 1, 2016

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! It’s the perfect day to do something special for your mom, wife, or other extra special woman in your life. Today we’re going to talk a bit about how to plan the perfect Mother’s Day. We’ll also share a few of our favorite pieces of jewelry that make […]