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Wedding Band Guide - How To Choose His

Your big day is fast approaching and with all of the decisions yet to be made about catering, finalizing guest lists, and whether or not to go with assigned seating or to let everyone intermingle at the reception, one of the last things on your mind is the one decision that will be with you the longest.  Your wedding band. The [...]

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Aquamarine: The Calming Blue Gem of March

A Color Like No Other: Aquamarine literally translates to “sea water”, from the Latin “aqua” (water) and “marinus” (sea), and it is no wonder why the stone is so named. The range in colors of Aquamarine will either remind you of the beaches of Fiji or the pale blues of an Alaskan glacier. This beautiful stone [...]

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​Amethyst: The Calming Violet Stone of February

Stone Uses - From Partying to PreachingAmethyst literally translates to “not intoxicated” from the Ancient Greek “a-” (not) and “methustos” (intoxicated). Those party-loving Ancient Greeks and Romans believed that by drinking from amethyst cups that they would not get drunk. Not long after that, soldiers adopted the stone as they thought that the stone would protect them [...]

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A Necklace She Can't Say No To For Valentines Day

This Valentine’s Day, make the choice to step away from the traditional chocolates and flowers. Here’s the truth: the chocolates may last a day and flowers are, what many call, a “just because” gift. This year, you should go the extra mile and get her something she will have for the rest of her life. [...]

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Understanding Markings on Jewelry

At Bishops Jewelry, we evaluate jewelry on a daily basis. For instance, one of the first things we look for when inspecting an article of jewelry are the stamp marks. These stamp marks can tell us a lot of information about the jewelry and help us identify things like: metals, carat weight, manufacturer, trademarks, jeweler, [...]

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Top Christmas Gifts For Women

Buying a gift can be difficult- especially if it’s for the woman you love. With so many options and styles to choose from, it may even seem impossible. Luckily, we at Bishop’s Jewelry have narrowed down all of those styles and choices to these three beautiful pieces that any woman would feel lucky to get.My [...]

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Top Christmas Gifts For Men

The best gift to give a guy is something that he will use often, something with meaning that will remind him of you, and something of good quality. These products have been handpicked by men for those men with timeless tastes and meaning that any guy will appreciate. Happy shopping!Montegrappa Mule Pen and MugMontegrappa has [...]

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​Wedding Ring Maintenance 101

Whether you just got engaged or you have been married for 30 years, maintaining your wedding ring is very important. Didn’t know your wedding ring needed maintenance? Think about it this way: Everything in life needs a little TLC every so often- your house, car, kids, and, obviously, your wedding ring. Keeping up on the [...]

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Top 5 Alaska Proposal Ideas

Northern LightsIf you're not from Alaska and don't know the best spots to view the Northern Lights, boy, do we have a recommendation for you. The Aurora Chasers by Ronn and Marketa Murray are the best source for catching the Aurora Borealis in Fairbanks, AK. They are always up-to-date on aurora activity so they will [...]

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Earth Mined or Lab Grown Diamonds?

You're looking for a diamond, right? A real diamond. What if I gave you two diamonds to choose from? On the one hand, you have a diamond mined from the earth and, on the other, you have a diamond grown in a lab. How are they different? Which one is right for me?                     [...]

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