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A Guide to Picking Wedding Jewelry You’ll Love

Congratulations on your engagement! This is an exciting time in your life and brings so many things to think about and plan for. One of these items on your to-do list is choosing the jewelry you’ll wear on your big day…aside from your ring, of course! While this may seem small in the grand scheme […]

6 Essential Pieces of Jewelry to Start Your Collection

Just like the “little black dress” or the perfect pair of jeans, every woman needs a cohesive jewelry collection to complete her wardrobe. With so many styles, designs, and materials available, though, it can be difficult to know where to start. Whether you’re building your collection from scratch, or simply want to get back to […]

A Man’s Guide to Mexican Silver Jewelry

Shopping for a gift for a man in your life? Looking to treat yourself to something special? Choosing the right piece of men’s Mexican silver jewelry can be difficult! With so many options to consider and styles to choose from, it can be hard to know where to start! In this month’s post, we’ve taken […]

Gemstone Guide: Coral and Pearl

We love sharing details about our favorite gemstones and materials. So far, we’ve looked at opal, copper, onyx and more. This month we are talking about two unique and beautiful gemstones: coral and pearl. Why are we grouping these two gemstones together? Though they both have their own unique history and characteristics, they also share […]

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 […]

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 […]