Alx&Co + 52 Thursdays Summer Jewelry Fete at The Seedling Collective

Happy Independents Week! It’s time to kick summer into full gear and what better way to do this than by picking out your perfect summer standby with two independent creatives: Alx&Co. and 52 […]

An Engagement Story: Laura Rose & Patrick

Some of you may already be familiar with our lovely client, Laura Rose Schwartz. She co-owns and teaches at Old Town’s Vikryia Lab and she is the type of person whom once you […]

Introducing Tips from Tim: Diamond Edition

I know I’m biased but I really do believe this: my husband Tim is an Old Town treasure. He has owned our business for thirteen years and over this time developed a reputation […]

June Birthstone(s!) Report

June babies are lucky. In addition to being born during a lovely time of the year, they have a selection of three gorgeous gemstones from which to choose for their birthstone: alexandrite, moonstone, […]

5 Tips for Buying Wedding Bands

Recently, I looked at our collection of finished projects that we hold in our safe and realized something… We have a lot of weddings coming up. Over the last couple of months we […]

Behind the Design: Twin 16th Birthday Rings

Marcia Kepler is a cool mom who had a really, really cool idea… She came to us last fall to discuss redesigning her mother’s ring into jewelry that her twin daughters, who were […]

Street Style: Meredith Patel

I first met Meredith Patel a few years ago when I tried out her new barre studio here in Old Town. I attended a few classes and mainly kept to myself; I’m not […]

Five Fun Things

What are you into lately? Here are five fun things I’m obsessing over this month… 1 Prior to this past month I had never dabbled in the world of self-tanner. I’m pale and […]
Paige & Dan: Phillips DC Engagement Photo

An Engagement Story: Paige & Dan

I first met Paige many months ago when she and her best friend stopped by our little shop to chat about engagement rings. They came in expecting to take a quick look around […]
Alexandria Stylebook

Introducing… The Seedling Collective

Have you ever felt the urge to just… start something entirely new? I don’t mean a new TV show or a new book. I mean a new project. One you have never done […]
1695 217.80 Carat Moghul Emerald with intricate carved detailing

May Birthstone Report: Emeralds

Welcome to May, one of the finest months to live in our neck of the woods (flowering trees, warm spring days, and lovely evening walks along the brick sidewalks…ahhh). It’s also the month […]

An Engagement Story: Eileen & Eric

It’s engagement story time! This month you are in for a beautiful story from our clients who designed an amazing engagement ring using sentimental heirloom diamonds. Eileen and Eric were generous to sit […]
James D’Arcy Headshot brand representative for The Macallan Whiskey

The Macallan Experience with Alx&Co.

Have you heard the buzz about Old Town Cocktail Week? This is the first year it’s happening and I was thrilled to receive an invitation to participate from organizers Amy Rutherford and Victoria […]

Custom Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

As most of you already know, Tim and I have a nearly-three year old son whom we adore. He is enrolled in a sweet little pre-pre school where he gets to play with […]

Behind the Design

Yes: this is big. We are so, so pleased to announce that after months of planning, tweaking, and, of course, making, our very first collaborative line, we have officially launched — and we […]

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