Let the Designs be Shown

Let the Designs be Shown

It is so crazy that at the end of this week we will be into July already. Summer in State College is pretty quiet, but if there is one thing that comes in July that we most look forward to, its Arts Festival. This long tradition brings back many to town and we love getting to see some customers that we don’t normally see year round. The artisans are super talented and many a lunch break at Moyer’s is spent…

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We are Adding to our Team!

We are Adding to our Team!

We are excited to be looking for a new part and full time jewelry lover to join our team! We love creating an environment that is fun and full of memories for both our employees and customers and we can’t wait to welcome a full time addition as soon as possible! If you are looking to dive in to a new job, and fit the criteria below, Please submit a resume for consideration at the store, or email it to…

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Men’s Wedding Band Breakdown

Men’s Wedding Band Breakdown

So you or your husband to be is looking for a wedding band. This usually is either exciting or excruciating. This is because a lot of men have not worn rings until their wedding ring and so it can be overwhelming when it comes to choosing one in a sea of what seems like millions. So how do you choose one? Well there are lots of categories that they can be broken down into, that will help you to narrow down…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: May- Two Tone Cuff bracelet

SPOTLIGHT ON: May- Two Tone Cuff bracelet

We are heading into warm weather here in Happy Valley and it is even more fun to break out the accessories now that we are not constantly covered up in long sleeves and coats. This cuff bracelet makes an arm party on your wrist since it features so many fun details and is a lightweight add on to any outfit. This cuff is hand forged by Deborah Richardson. She is a talented artist who is best known for her free flowing unique…

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Behind the Inspiration with Cate

Behind the Inspiration with Cate

Recently our talented goldsmith Cate designed and created this beautiful engagement ring for one special girl! I sat down with her to get the scoop on the process and how it came to be!  (?) Where did your inspiration come from for this design?  Cate: The basic design for the ring came from his description of his fiancé, as a nature lover and a woman who was truly unique. With this ring and any I design I like to have…

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SPOTLIGHT ON April: Tanzanite.

SPOTLIGHT ON April: Tanzanite.

This month I couldn’t help but pick this beautiful tanzanite ring as our spotlight on piece. Tanzanite has so many adjectives that fit it. I still remember the first time I saw a truly amazing quality tanzanite after starting to work at Moyers. The saturation was so different than any I had seen before. The tanzanite in this ring has just that same distinction. The depth of color in this stone is endless and the reflections of color that come…

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SALE FAQ’S

SALE FAQ’S

As we all know our  annual sale is coming up. This is a fun and exciting time for everyone at the store and for all of our customers. We wanted to point out some FAQ’s that we get as the big days approach. 1. This is the only sale you run, why do you run it? We truly believe in giving you our best price up front which is why we never run routine sales. We want you to leave…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Intertwined Design Diamond Necklace

SPOTLIGHT ON: Intertwined Design Diamond Necklace

This month’s SPOTLIGHT ON piece is all about contrast. Not only does it feature rose and white gold- it is paired with diamonds and an intertwined design that makes it “pop” in all kinds of ways. This piece is made by Breuning- one of our designers that is based out of Germany. They have such a unique look to them that a lot of times features a play on different tones of gold as a texture builder.  The 14kt rose…

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Ring Sizing Snip-its

Ring Sizing Snip-its

Do you ever wonder what really goes into the sizing of a ring? While this is a common job in a goldsmiths life, the vast array or ring styles mixed with the large range of ring sizes makes this a little more of a complicated job than most think. Sizing a ring has many steps that are evaluated before the work is done. The type of ring and how many stones are in it is a big factor of how…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Freeform Spessartite Garnet Necklace

SPOTLIGHT ON: Freeform Spessartite Garnet Necklace

Many of us have heard of the gemstone Garnet. It is the birthstone for January and is usually seen or remembered to be in a rich red wine tone. Garnet is also available in a wide range of other colors such as purple or grape tones, a number of greens to yellows and orange to pink. Spessartite Garnet is know for how it relates to a bright mandarin orange in color. It is unique because of how high the refractive index…

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