News

History of Birthstones - Part 1

Posted by Tracey Baxley on

History of Birthstones - Part 1
Have you ever wondered where the idea of birthstones came from? The most prevalent theory regarding the origin of the birthstone is connected to the 12 stones that adorned the breastplate of Aaron, which is mentioned in the book of Exodus. The stones were said to represent the 12 tribes of Israel. 

Read more →

Avonlea Jewelry Teams Up with Rembrandt Charms to Support Local Heroes

Posted by William Baxley on

Avonlea Jewelry Teams Up with Rembrandt Charms to Support Local Heroes
Avonlea Jewelry has teamed up with Rembrandt Charms to give away several sterling silver charm bracelets to ALTUS Emergency Centers in Lumberton, TX. The bracelets will be given to front-line workers and other heroes at the hospital in appreciation for their selfless dedication during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Read more →

What I Learned at a Stuller Training

Posted by William Baxley on

What I Learned at a Stuller Training

We all want to be the best. That’s why I added a little something extra to my week by taking the time to learn from a master jeweler. I learned advanced techniques over five days that truly have changed the way I have practiced business for a lifetime.  There is something that I want you to know about me.  I love learning. My dedication to craftsmanship has always kept Avonlea Jewelers LLC as top quality. But choosing to learn from one of the best, Kristi Broussard, is something that I will never regret. She is a master, one of the best....

Read more →

Top 40 Unique Groomsmen Gifts (Under $100)

Posted by William Baxley on

Top 40 Unique Groomsmen Gifts (Under $100)

Thanking your best man and groomsmen with awesome, often personalized gifts can be one of the most important and impactful things you'll do as a groom. We here at Avonlea Jewelry understand how difficult the pre-wedding season can be, so we’ve done the hard work for you by putting together this thoughtfully researched and assembled list of unique groomsmen gift ideas. 1.  Fielder Folding Knife - $27.95 - Perfectly suited both for everyday carry or out in the field, this Fielder Folding Knife from SOG will make a great gift for  your groomsmen. And if you want to want to...

Read more →

Celebrating our New Partnership with Mastoloni "The Most Beautiful Pearls in the World"

Posted by William Baxley on

Celebrating our New Partnership with Mastoloni "The Most Beautiful Pearls in the World"

Today's love affair with the pearl began over six-thousand years ago; though, the prized gem has been around for some 225 million years or longer. The pearl is nature's work of art, reigning as the undisputed favorite of the privileged few from the earliest of times. ANCIENT EGYPT The Ancient Egyptians prized pearls so dearly, they were often buried with them. Cleopatra, in an effort to showboat her riches, once bet Marc Anthony she could consume the wealth of an entire country in one, single meal. The Queen of Egypt then removed one of her large pearl earrings, dropped it...

Read more →