It’s Here! The 2019 Alx&Co. Holiday Lookbook

Ooh, we have a visual treat for you. This year for our holiday lookbook I worked with Erin Tetterton to create the most amazing, luxurious spread of our favorite lux pieces we’re featuring in our […]

Jackets: Not Just for Keeping Warm

Recently, we finished a project for a client that I loved for its simplicity and versatility. Our client came to us with an heirloom ring set with four round diamonds that she rarely […]

A Conversation Starter at Your Next Black Tie Affair

Little fun fact: I love cufflinks. They’re such a subtle, elegant way to express one’s personality and I have to admit that some of my favorite custom designs have come in the form […]

Tips From Tim: Make Your Mama Proud – How To Polish Silver

As we move into prepping for the many feasts and parties we’ll be enjoying this holiday season, I thought I would put together a primer on how to polish silver. Hand polishing silver […]

Plan your holiday needs with Alx&Co.

Yes, I know: yet another reminder that the holidays are coming and you need to be spending every waking minute between today and December 25th 12:01am obsessing over shopping lists, getting your house […]

October Birthstone Report: Opals and Tourmaline

October babies: you buncha’ lucky ducks. Did you know that you get to choose between two gemstones for your birthstone? Oh, and each of these gemstones come in multiple colors. Talk about options […]

An Engagement Story: Breana & Angie

While designing jewelry is certainly a fabulous part of my job, it’s actually not my favorite. Instead, what I love the most about being the Creative Director of my little boutique is when […]

Layer Up: Build Your Own Charm Necklace

When Tim and I were first dating, we went on a lot of hikes in the Shenandoah area which was honestly a new experience for me: I conceptually enjoyed nature prior to knowing […]

Special Highlight: Our Newest Custom Bangles

If you know me, you probably already realize that I have a thing for bangles. Like, hard. I wear seven on my wrists every day and three of those are never removed unless […]

Birthstone Report: Sapphires – A Royal History

As many Stylebook readers already know from last year’s September birthstone report, sapphires are the birthstone for this month and they’re a fantastic option for many reasons, most especially durability and color variation. […]

The Cute Cuff Caper

Over the last few months you may have noticed something extra special on Elizabeth’s wrist: a jaw-dropping diamond cuff bracelet. It’s truly amazing and if you’ve asked her where she got it, she’ll […]

Karen’s Diamond Ring Redesign

I loved reading Elizabeth’s piece last week about editing her jewelry collection because it showed how even with sentimental pieces, sometimes it’s time to move on if it’s just not quite right for […]

Family Vacation and Reflection

As many of you know, last week our little shop was open by appointment only while Tim and I ventured far, far north for our annual family retreat. I wanted to share with […]

August Birthstone Report: Peridot

Peridot gemstones tend to elicit a rather strong reaction: you either love them for their luminescent lime-green hue, or you can’t back away from them fast enough. No matter your feelings towards their […]

Tips From Tim: How To Know What’s What

One of the many services we provide at Alx&Co. is providing an expert opinion on the make and material of pieces that our clients bring to us. Often, it’s a collection of pieces […]

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