Introducing Our New Designer Interview Series

To me, feeling a connection with your jewelry is vital. Fine jewelry tells a story on its own with silent words articulated through design and style, begging the viewer to ask, “Where did […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of October 26, 2020

This week, we’ve put together the five items we know you’ll love this season… and beyond. Meaghan’s pick is a handmade birthstone bangle that would make an ideal gift for a new mom […]

Alx&Co.’s Big Reveal

You know when you plan to do something super exciting and then just… can’t find the time to execute it? Welcome to my life. I’ll let you in on a little secret: this […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of October 19, 2020

This week, our small business owners are giving us the inside scoop on the essential autumn picks they’re currently loving. Elizabeth’s pick is a rich sumac-colored fleur dress that features a billowed sleeve, […]

“Pivoting” with Atelier Ashley Flowers

In the last few months, you have probably heard the term “pivot” more times than you can count. So many local businesses have been forced to rethink their plans for 2020, perhaps most […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of October 12, 2020

Want to know what’s trending this week? We have you covered with our lineup of top picks. This week, Angela’s got a miracle detangler primer that primes your hair for an immediate glide […]

Restoring an Heirloom Ring

This week, I wanted to share with you a restoration project we completed recently for a wonderful client whose heirloom sapphire and diamond ring needed some serious attention. Read on to see our […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of October 5, 2020

With October’s arrival and our constant checking of Instagram, we are feeling a little overwhelmed with fall style inspiration. To help us zero in on the pieces that will help us look stylish […]

The Gifting Solution You’ve Been Waiting For

One of the biggest joys I have is working with clients throughout their wedding planning process. While meeting about wedding bands, I love hearing all about their venue choice, the decor, their wedding […]

Alx&Co. Thank You Sale  

Did you hear? Alx&Co. was voted in NoVa Magazine as Northern Virginia’s Best Fine Jewelers for the second year in a row! We especially treasure this award because it’s done by popular vote, […]

Sourcing a Diamond Online? Read This First!

Sourcing a diamond online is easier than ever now and it’s a trend we’ve been seeing with increasing prevalence for years. From an independent jeweler standpoint, we’re pretty ambivalent towards online diamond sourcing, but frankly, […]

Considering the Four C’s When Buying Diamond Studs

Diamond studs are the Little Black Dress of your jewelry cache and for good reason. They’re timeless, elegant, and truly complement every occasion (whether it’s an athleisure occasion or a true LBD occasion is […]

We’re Making Cups Again!

As many long-time clients know, we have a long history of specialty cup making. Tim and Lawrence (before they each had kids and lives) used to stay late at the shop, hand-crafting sterling […]

Tips for Buying A Vintage Engagement Ring

As a jeweler dealing in and repairing vintage jewelry, I see a wide variety of quality come through our doors. While we only sell pieces that we can stand behind, I have worked […]

What We’re Doing While We’re Away

Next week, Tim, Nolan, and I are making our annual pilgrimage to the New York-Canada border for our family retreat. While this year will be a little different (we’ll be quarantining on site for the […]

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