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Holiday Gift Guide For Him
December 12th, 2023

Find the perfect holiday gift for him at James & Sons!

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The Christmas Eve Holiday Style Guide
December 5th, 2023

As Christmas Eve approaches, you might find yourself asking what you are going to wear to that holiday party. It’s a special time to get a little more dressed up than usual. Putting an outfit together is just so fun, we couldn’t resist! We put together three Christmas Eve holiday outfits with the Jayne Boutique in Orland Park. Each Jayne Boutique look is paired with Hearts On Fire diamond jewelry. Wearing any of these outfits paired with jewelry, you’ll be styling and sparkling all night long.

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Trending Vs. Classic Engagement Ring Styles
November 30th, 2023

Interested in trendy engagement rings? Or maybe classic? Find out what's right for you!

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Our Dream Holiday Wishlist
November 21st, 2023

What’s on your dream holiday wish list? We know what’s on ours! Pieces from the J&S Couture collection are exquisite, making any item from this luxurious collection perfect for gifting to that special someone this holiday season.

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What Are The 4 C’s Of A Diamond And Why Are They Important?
November 20th, 2023

A crucial part of selecting a diamond for an engagement ring is learning the basics of the "Four C's":  cut, color, clarity, and carat weight. Learn the meaning of each and their importance.

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Your Guide To The Perfect Holiday Gift For Her
November 10th, 2023

Christmas is right around the corner, and you might be panicking because you haven’t found her the perfect gift yet. Picking out a gift can be stressful, especially for someone important to you. But nothing says “I love you” more than a beautiful piece of jewelry thoughtfully picked out by you. So we’ve compiled a list for you of some of our favorite items here at James & Sons, hopefully soon to be her favorite too ;).

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Planning To Propose Around Christmas? Why You Need To Start Looking For A Ring Now
November 3rd, 2023

Planning to Propose Around Christmas? Why You Need to Start Looking for a Ring Now.

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Autumn Proposal
Ideas For Proposing In The Fall
October 13th, 2023

Autumn has arrived, one of the most beautiful and enchanting of the seasons. As Winter approaches, the timing feels right to ask the question you’ve been dying to ask. So maybe you’ve got the perfect ring, but you’re struggling with how to pop the question. After all, this is one of the most significant decisions of your life, and you want it to be memorable. If you need some inspiration for your Fall proposal, don’t worry, we’ve got you!

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Shop Local Curated Fall Style Guide
October 5th, 2023

As the temperature cools down, fashion heats up! Falling leaves and crisp autumn air means it's time to break out the plaid, leather and your favorite knit sweater. We met up with Angela, owner of The Dressing Room, to pair our top fall jewelry picks with her favorite fall fashion pieces. #ShopLocal

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The Jewelry Repair Process
September 27th, 2023

Our jewelers use a combination of traditional tools and craftsmanship and state of the art high tech instruments to repair and restore your items. Our expert goldsmiths and bench jewelers average over 15 years of experience in both the manufacturing and the repair of fine jewelry.

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Engagement Ring FAQs - What to do before you begin shopping for an engagement ring.
August 16th, 2023

Engagement ring shopping can feel overwhelming. Where should you go? How do you get started? Who buys the ring? What questions should you ask the jeweler? Take a deep breath, we are answering all your questions and setting you up for a successful shopping trip!

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5 Summer Jewelry Trends For The Chicago Summer
June 20th, 2023

Summertime in Chicago and the surrounding areas is a precious (and short) season. Build a jewelry look as iconic as the Chicago summers to accompany you to the lake, to the office and to a night on Michigan Avenue.

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Luxury Father's Day Gifts For Different Types of Dads
June 15th, 2023

Is your dad a dapper gentleman, sporty adventurer, new to fatherhood, or retired and refined? Find a luxury gift that he'll ACTUALLY love and suit his unique lifestyle.

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Save the Date! Wedding Band Weekend
Wedding Band Weekend - The Largest Wedding Band Event in the Midwest!
May 24th, 2023

Mark your calendars! Wedding Band Weekend is coming up quick on Saturday, June 10th and Sunday, June 11th. Whether you're purchasing your first wedding band, looking for an upgrade or just want to add a fun stackable band, you won't want to miss this event.

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Bezel Setting engagement ring vs prong setting engagement ring
Bezel Setting vs Prong Setting: What's the difference?
May 17th, 2023

What are the pros and cons between these two styles of engagement rings?

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5 Love Languages: What Is Your Top Love Language?
5 Love Languages: What Is Your Love Language?
February 9th, 2023

Everyone gives and receives love differently. Some people feel most loved when they receive a thoughtful gift, while others cherish kind words from their partner. Do you know what your love language is? How about your partner?s love language? Let?s dive into the five love languages according to James & Sons Fine Jewelers!

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NEW: Roberto Coin Now Available at Chicago & Naperville Locations!
NEW: Roberto Coin Now Available at Chicago & Naperville Locations!
February 2nd, 2023

We loved this luxury Italian jewelry designer in our Orland Park location so much, we needed more! We?re so excited to now carry Roberto Coin at our Chicago, Naperville, and Orland Park locations. Each piece tells a story to showcase the true beauty that can be found in everything. Let?s dive in!

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Trend Alert! - Fine Jewelry Trends of 2023
Trend Alert! - Fine Jewelry Trends of 2023
January 26th, 2023

We?re already loving the trends that are coming in 2023. Gemstone jewelry and statement pieces are making their way to the top this year! Let?s take a look at a few of the soon-to-be trending jewelry. Plus, we?ve found pieces from designers like Judith Ripka, Ippolita, our J&S Collection, and more that will keep you on trend this year. Let?s dive in!

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Valentine's Day Gifts at James & Sons
Valentine's Day Gifts at James & Sons
January 19th, 2023

February 14th will be here before you know it. Are you hoping to give the perfect gift to that special someone this Valentine?s Day? Stop stressing! We?ve created a Valentine?s Day Gift Guide with jewelry and timepieces from designers like Swarovski, Hearts On Fire, MICHELE, and more.

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Best Selling Bridal Jewelry of 2022
Best Selling Bridal Jewelry of 2022
January 12th, 2023

2022 has come to a close, which means we?re moving on to 2023! Before we do that, let?s take a look at our top-selling engagement rings and wedding bands from 2022. Designers like Fana, TACORI, Gabriel & Co., and more made our list this year.

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Best Selling Fine Jewelry of 2022
Best Selling Fine Jewelry of 2022
January 5th, 2023

2022 has come to a close, which means we?re moving on to 2023! Before we do that, let?s take a look at our top-selling fine jewelry from 2022. Designers like Hearts On Fire, Roberto Coin, Judith Ripka, and more made our list this year.

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