Behind the Design: Mason’s Custom Bracelet Extender

Many Stylebook readers are probably well acquainted with our lovely client, Mason Montague Bavin. Mason has been a loyal client of ours for many years and even remembers the original owners of our little […]

Five Fun Things

What are you up to this weekend? My parents are in town for my son Nolan’s third birthday and as long as it’s not too hot, we will be celebrating by inviting our […]

Too Good To Be True? How To Spot a Suspicious Gem

Did you know that our little shop offers complete appraisal and gemstone testing services? Our knowledge can come in handy when you’re faced with a piece of jewelry of which you aren’t sure […]

Preview Our Summer Jewelry Pop-Up

Sarah Phillips and I are co-hosting a Summer Jewelry Fête tonight at The Seedling Collective and we are so excited to share with you the breezy summer styles we have curated for our […]

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 […]

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