Find The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift at Anthony Laurence
Valentine’s Day is the second most popular day of the year to get engaged, which is not surprising since the holiday is all about love. Most women would agree that as nice as it is to receive chocolates and red roses, receiving a diamond ring on Valentine’s Day is every girl’s dream!
Tony D’Andrea, owner of Anthony Laurence Jewelers in Millburn, New Jersey, is a man whose expertise, together with his creativity, has made him one of the most highly-respected and sought after jewelers in northern New Jersey. The pillars of his philosophy are threefold – Quality, Service and Dedication.
There are many considerations that arise when choosing an engagement ring. For example, which precious metal does the soon-to-be-betrothed prefer? There are many beautiful styles of bands and settings in yellow gold, rose gold and platinum, but once you have determined the color, there is the question of style. Does she prefer vintage styles of jewelry to modern pieces, would a ring that evokes simple elegance be best or does she prefer a bit of bling? The setting refers to the portion of the ring that is designed to the gemstone in place and is attached to the band. Generally, settings are either referred to as “pronged” or “invisible.” You should remember that the setting will influence how high the diamond sits. If your future bride is very active, a high setting may not be the ideal choice since the gemstone may be more susceptible to damage during her activities.
Then there is the shape of the stone and the 4Cs. All diamonds are rated in the categories of cut, color, clarity and carat – the 4 Cs that you will ultimately become very familiar with! The cut relates to the facets on the stone, which are the angles that reflect light. The cut has a significant influence over the brilliance and appearance of the stone. The shape is a different matter. Some of the most popular shapes are round, oval, pear, emerald, princess or marquis. You’ll need to find out what shape your love truly desires. Additionally, does your beloved want a single stone solitaire or would she prefer a halo of diamonds surrounding a center stone? Perhaps she has always longed for a setting that includes baguettes, smaller diamonds or contrasting gem stones flanking the diamond?
With nearly four decades of experience, Mr. D’Andrea is an expert at not only the mounting of stones, but also the science, manufacture and the art of jewelry customization. He also has unmatched skill is re-facing jewelry, whether new or heirloom, to bring luster and character to each piece. If you are looking for an engagement or wedding ring that will symbolize your love and dedication to your sweetheart, the entire staff at Anthony Laurence Jewelers will be happy to ensure that you choose the right piece. All rings are executed with brilliant detail and long-lasting endurance that will highlight a lifetime of memorable events.
Anthony Laurence Jewelers is located at 139 Millburn Avenue in Millburn, New Jersey and is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:30 am – 5:30 pm; Thursday 9:30 am – 6:00 pm and until 8:00 by appointment and Saturday 10:00 am – 3:30 pm. Call 973-379-3344 to set up an appointment, or stop in to see their outstanding selection of engagement rings, wedding bands and jewelry pieces that will make that special occasion one to be remembered for a lifetime.