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New Year's Eve Jewelry Looks
New Year's Eve Jewelry Looks
December 22nd, 2022

Going out for a night of drinks and dancing with friends? Staying in and getting cozy this New Year?s Eve? Whatever path you choose, we?ve got the right styles for you! Luxurious pieces from Hearts On Fire, Diamond Lab, and Gabriel & Co. will light up the night for your New Year?s Eve celebrations. Let?s take a look!

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CHICAGO HOLIDAY PROPOSAL IDEA
Chicago Holiday Proposal Idea
December 15th, 2022

It?s the most wonderful time of the year ? time for holiday proposals! We?ve got the ring and the date idea picked out, and you make the reservations. Have an adventure around Chicago and stop by some winter wonderlands, fine dining, and James & Sons of course!

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Gifts For Him
Gifts For Him
December 8th, 2022

Not sure what to get your husband, brother, dad, or best friend for the holidays? See us at James & Sons to grab the perfect present that will bring a smile to their face. From Men?s Jewelry to fine timepieces, we?re confident you will find a great gift this holiday season.

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Gifts For Her
Gifts For Her
November 29th, 2022

It?s the most wonderful time of the year, and that means it?s time to shop! Don?t stress, James & Sons has put together a Holiday Gift Guide to help you find the perfect gift for her this season! Jewelry from top designers like Hearts On Fire, Roberto Coin, Shy Creation, and more is waiting for you at James & Sons!

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TRENDING: Vintage Style Engagement Rings
TRENDING: Vintage Style Engagement Rings
November 10th, 2022

Classic and timeless solitaires will always be in style, but vintage-inspired engagement rings are on the rise. These rings from the J&S Collection combine vintage styles and modern flare together to create beautiful, unique engagement rings. Let?s take a look!

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Autumn Proposal Plan
Autumn Proposal Plan
October 17th, 2022

Ready to pop the question? Let?s get a plan together! We?re here to help you find the perfect engagement ring, date idea, and everything in between for the best Autumn proposal ever.

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Raising Awareness & Supporting Bright Pink
Raising Awareness & Supporting Bright Pink
October 6th, 2022

Breast Cancer Awareness is near and dear to our hearts here at James & Sons. For the entire month of October 2022, we will donate $5 to Bright Pink for every new follower on our Facebook and Instagram pages. Learn more about Bright Pink, its mission, and the resources available to women looking for life-saving health interventions.

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5 Common Jewelry Myths Debunked
5 Common Jewelry Myths Debunked
September 15th, 2022

Everything is not always as it seems! Some common mistakes are made throughout the jewelry industry, and many people have believed them for decades. We?re here to debunk common jewelry myths that have essentially become urban legends.

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Four Local Businesses in Naperville You Need to Check Out
Four Local Businesses in Naperville You Need to Check Out
September 9th, 2022

We?re new to the neighborhood, so we decided to do some exploring in Downtown Naperville and the surrounding areas. From fantastic restaurants to bridal boutiques, here are four local businesses you should add to your Naperville bucket list!

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10 Reasons to Work with a Local Jeweler
10 Reasons to Work with a Local Jeweler
September 1st, 2022

James & Sons has served generations of families as a trusted local jeweler for diamonds, fine jewelry, elegant timepieces, jewelry repairs, and more. Our team members in Chicago, Naperville, Orland Park, and Schererville are committed to making every customer feel at home with personalized service. Our mission is and always has been a tradition of trust, high ethical standards, knowledge of our products and services, and fair value to our customers. You may be asking yourself, why work with a local jeweler instead of a chain of jewelry stores? Local jewelers like James & Sons provide great attention to detail in products and services to offer. During your visit, you will have our undivided attention, the highest quality jewelry to browse, and an experience that will exceed your expectations.

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Our Favorite Looks From Summer 2022
Our Favorite Looks From Summer 2022
August 25th, 2022

Fall is approaching, which means it?s time to recap our Summer at James & Sons! That means choosing our favorite looks from Summer 2022. Styles from top designers like Ippolita, Hearts On Fire, and Miranda Frye made our list of top collections this year.

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How To Choose The Right Necklace For Your Outfit
How To Choose The Right Necklace For Your Outfit
August 11th, 2022

Finding the right length and size of necklace for every occasion and outfit can be a difficult task. That?s why we put together this guide to help you out! From crewnecks to off-the-shoulder tops, this is your roadmap through finding the perfect necklace to compliment your wardrobe.

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NEW! Hearts On Fire Aerial Collection at James & Sons Fine Jewelers
NEW! Hearts On Fire Aerial Collection at James & Sons Fine Jewelers
August 4th, 2022

Hearts On Fire?s new Aerial Collection is available at James & Sons! This collection features marquise and pear shape motifs inspired by the rays of the sun, the drops of the ocean, and the seeds of the earth. The Aerial (the term defined as ?originating from the atmosphere?) Collection is in sync with nature and made for the free-spirited woman moving from one adventure to the next.

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Engagement Ring Insurance & Warranty
Engagement Ring Insurance & Warranty
July 29th, 2022

Your engagement ring is a big purchase, and an even bigger milestone to celebrate. James & Sons is happy to offer engagement ring insurance and warranty plans, so you can spend your time cherishing the moment.

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Mercy Home for Boys & Girls Donation
Mercy Home for Boys & Girls Donation
July 22nd, 2022

James & Sons Fine Jewelers is proud to announce that we were able to donate $12,045 to Mercy Home for Boys & Girls! This couldn?t have been possible without all those who purchased new watch batteries during April, May, and June. All proceeds from these repairs were donated to Mercy Home for Boys & Girls.

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ON-SITE JEWELRY & WATCH REPAIRS
ON-SITE JEWELRY & WATCH REPAIRS
July 7th, 2022

In need of a new bracelet for your watch? How about fixing a broken clasp on a necklace that?s been collecting dust for a bit too long? Come see us at one of our four James & Sons locations and our expert jewelers will make it as good as new!

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Engagement Rings for Every Birth Month of the Year
Engagement Rings for Every Birth Month of the Year
June 30th, 2022

We?ve picked out engagement rings for each birth month of the year! From top designers like TACORI, Fana, Hearts On Fire, and more, we?re sure you?ll find inspiration for your future engagement ring.

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Radiant Vs. Emerald Diamonds - What's The Difference?
Radiant Vs. Emerald Diamonds - What's The Difference?
June 23rd, 2022

We know radiant and emerald diamonds look similar in shape, but they aren?t exactly the same. So, what causes the differences between these two diamonds?

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Lab Grown Diamonds and Jewelry
Lab Grown Diamonds and Jewelry
June 16th, 2022

Looking for some new diamond jewelry to add to your collection? Come see us at James & Sons! The Diamond Lab at James & Sons offers a large selection of lab grown diamonds, lab grown diamond engagement rings, and lab grown diamond jewelry.

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Trend Alert! NEW Kendra Scott Summer Collection
Trend Alert! NEW Kendra Scott Summer Collection
June 9th, 2022

Summer is full of sunshine and bright colors, so why not match its energy? From bright blues to deep red hues, these pieces from Kendra Scott?s new collection are perfect to keep up with the new trend of colorful beaded jewelry!

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Summer Jewelry Looks
Summer Jewelry Looks
May 24th, 2022

Summer time is right around the corner, which means it?s the perfect time to upgrade your jewelry collection! We?ve put together four show stopping jewelry looks with pieces from designers like Ippolita, Gabriel & Co., Shy Creation, and more!

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Gemstone Guide
Gemstone Guide
May 12th, 2022

Looking to add some color to your jewelry wardrobe? Gemstones are the perfect way to add some flare to your outfits. With different colors and other properties, there are endless ways to make your outfit stand out from the rest! Let's go through a few fan favorites together!

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Spring Proposal Plan
Spring Proposal Plan
May 5th, 2022

So, you?ve got the perfect engagement ring from James & Sons. What now? What?s a beautiful setting for your proposal, what activities should you plan, and where should you have dinner to celebrate? Don?t worry! We?ve put together a spring proposal plan that is sure to wow your soon-to-be fianc?.

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Mother's Day Gift Guide - 2022
Mother's Day Gift Guide - 2022
April 28th, 2022

Searching for the perfect gift to show mom just how much you love her? You?re in luck! We?ve put together a gift guide to help you celebrate her! From top designers like Shy Creation and Hearts On Fire, you?re sure to find something she?ll love forever.

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Engagement Ring 101 - Choosing the Right Mounting
Engagement Ring 101 - Choosing the Right Mounting
April 21st, 2022

The third and final installment of Engagement Ring 101 is here! We?re going to help you choose the best engagement ring style to complement your center diamond. From solitaires to three stones, halos, and more, we?re here to help narrow down your search. This is your ?one stop shop? blog series helping you determine the best engagement ring that?s just perfect for you!

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How To Take The Perfect Engagement Ring Selfie
How To Take The Perfect Engagement Ring Selfie
April 14th, 2022

Congrats, you?re engaged! Now it?s time to show off your engagement ring to all your friends, family, and social media followers. Read below for some tips on how to make your engagement ring shine in your selfies!

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NEW! Roberto Coin at James & Sons In Orland Park!
NEW! Roberto Coin at James & Sons In Orland Park!
April 7th, 2022

We?re so excited to introduce you to our newest designer at James & Sons: Roberto Coin! Italian jewelry designer, Roberto Coin, creates jewelry inspired by the beauty of the world. Each piece and its parts tell a story to showcase the true beauty that can be found in everything.

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Engagement Ring 101 - Choosing the Right Metal
Engagement Ring 101 - Choosing the Right Metal
March 17th, 2022

Looking to tie the knot soon, but you?re not sure what ring is the right fit for you? Don?t stress! James & Sons is here to help you out. Engagement Ring 101 is here to help you out! This is your ?one stop shop? blog series helping you determine the best engagement ring that?s just perfect for you! With information about center stones, metal colors and karats, engagement ring mountings, and so much more, you?ll figure out what ring you?re going to show off to all of your friends!

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Anniversary Gifts For Every Year You Spend Together
Anniversary Gifts For Every Year You Spend Together
March 10th, 2022

Whether you?re newlyweds coming up on your one year anniversary or have been together for over twenty years, we would love to help you find the best gift to celebrate.

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Jewelry Staples To Add To Your Collection
Jewelry Staples To Add To Your Collection
March 3rd, 2022

Classic, timeless pieces that every woman should carry in her jewelry collection, all in one blog.

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Styling Jewelry for Every Outfit and Occasion
Styling Jewelry for Every Outfit and Occasion
February 24th, 2022

Can?t figure out how to style your little black dress? How about your everyday outfits for running errands or grabbing coffee with friends? We?ve got the perfect accessories for all occasions at James & Sons, and the best ways to style each one.

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Engagement Ring 101 - Choosing the Right Center Stone
Engagement Ring 101 - Choosing the Right Center Stone
February 18th, 2022

Looking to tie the knot soon, but you?re not sure what ring is the right fit for you? Don?t stress! James & Sons is here to help you out. May we introduce you to Engagement Ring 101 ? Your blog series helping you determine the best engagement ring that?s just perfect for you! With information about center stones, metal colors and karats, engagement ring mountings, and so much more, you?ll figure out what ring you?re going to show off to all of your friends!

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Free Roses For Valentine's Day
Free Roses For Valentine's Day
February 13th, 2022

Valentine?s Day is just around the corner and, at James & Sons, we know what she really wants!

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NEW! Men's Jewelry From Gabriel & Co.
NEW! Men's Jewelry From Gabriel & Co.
February 9th, 2022

It can be difficult to find a great gift for your husband, your brother, or your dad. Whether it?s a birthday, an anniversary, or just a ?just because? gift, James & Sons has the perfect gift to make him smile.

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February Birthstone - Amethyst Jewelry Pieces
February Birthstone - Amethyst Jewelry Pieces
February 3rd, 2022

Trying to find a way to celebrate a February birthday? Don?t worry, we?ve got you covered! James & Sons has plenty of amethyst jewelry pieces from TACORI, J&S Collection, and more, so you?re sure to find the perfect birthstone piece this month.

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Valentine's Day Promotion - Free Godiva Chocolate!
Valentine's Day Promotion - Free Godiva Chocolate!
January 28th, 2022

Not sure what to get your other half this Valentine?s Day? We?ve got you covered. You buy the jewelry, we?ll buy the chocolates! With any jewelry purchase over $299, you?ll get a box of assorted chocolates from Godiva.

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Best Selling Bridal Jewelry of 2021
Best Selling Bridal Jewelry of 2021
January 21st, 2022

2021 was an unpredictable year for everyone. Luckily, we picked out the bridal jewelry pieces that were tried and true from 2021, and they?re not going out of style any time soon.

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The Best Selling Fashion Jewelry of 2021
The Best Selling Fashion Jewelry of 2021
January 14th, 2022

2021 was an unpredictable year for everyone. Luckily, we picked out the fashion jewelry pieces that were tried and true from 2021, and they?re not going out of style any time soon.

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Garnet: January Birthstone
Garnet: January Birthstone
January 5th, 2022

Calling all January babies! James & Sons has the perfect garnet jewelry to celebrate your birthday!

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