Photos: Cobalt123, Tim Evanson, Lisa Williams, Woody Hibbard, MexicanSilverStore.com What is Turquoise? Turquoise is one of the most popular material used in Mexican art and jewelry. But did you know that it’s name is actually French? It was named for the Turks who brought the brilliantly colored mineral with them to France from Turkey […]
You love summer. And you love your silver jewelry. But the two don’t necessarily go hand in hand. In fact, summertime can be especially hard on your favorite pieces of jewelry. Between the sun, the sand and water, among other dangers, you need to be extra careful when it comes to caring for your silver […]
We’re just a few weeks away from summer and wedding season is here! Are you a bride-to-be, putting the finishing touches on your wedding plans? There’s so much to think about and so many things that go into making your dream wedding a reality. I know it’s easy to focus on the ring, but you […]
Would you believe it if we told you you won’t get drunk from drinking alcohol, as long as you drink from an amethyst cup? Don’t worry, we wouldn’t believe ourselves either — but that’s what the ancient Greeks thought. It’s even where amethyst gets its name. Origin of the Name, Amethyst The Greek […]
Cinco de Mayo is coming up on May 5! (And if you think that’s obvious, check out this funny video.) But how can you throw a great shindig? And why do people celebrate Cinco de Mayo anyway? This post will give you a brief explainer on the history of the holiday, decoration ideas, food […]
Do you ever stare up at the night sky, almost as if you were waiting for something? Do you smile at simple things like the breeze in your hair? Are you a creative, artistic soul who loves toying with texture and pattern? You, my friend, sound bohemian.
It’s easy to envy Eva Mendes. Her boyfriend just so happens to be Ryan Gosling, and she recently had his baby. Plus, the part-Cuban actress — who once wanted to be a Catholic nun — was one of the first women of color to be the lead in a major romantic comedy. (Remember Hitch? Fun […]
It’s almost here: the big date. You’ve settled on an outfit that is both flattering and comfortable. Your hair looks awesome, and your breath is minty fresh. There’s only one thing left: the jewelry. How do you accessorize for a date? You want to look classy and stylish but not like you’re trying too hard.
We’re proud to sell pieces by the Molina family, who has been producing Mexican sterling silver jewelry for generations. All of their pieces are inspired by animals or nature. The Molinas’ designs are renowned for being highly detailed and intricate. Their most popular design by far is fish. Their jaguar and owl designs are very […]
Silver vs. copper? It’s a tough call. Copper is warm and almost rosy, while silver is sleek and cool. Copper looks great on those with warm skin tones. Silver sparkles on people with fair or jet-black hair. And there’s always the question of personal preference: Which do you just like more? Which one matches your […]