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Award-Winning Design from Coffin & Trout Fine Jewellers

2020-11-11T20:43:20-07:00Blog, Jewelry|

We are so pleased to announce that one of our commissioned pieces has been named an American Gem Trade Association Spectrum Awards winner for 2020.   Here at Coffin & Trout Fine Jewelers, we have a passion for working with some of the world’s finest gemstones, as well as with collectors and [...]

Special Occasion Jewelry for the Holidays

2020-11-10T13:24:39-07:00Blog, Cufflinks, Earrings, Jewelry, Necklaces, Rings|

Holiday parties, concerts, and other gatherings may be fewer or smaller this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate in style.   Our collections are perfect for festive occasions and celebratory moments large and small. Here’s a peek at some of our favorite pieces. Freshwater Pink [...]

Not Just Studs: Diamond Earring Designs She’ll Love

2020-10-29T12:14:58-07:00Blog, Earrings|

Guys, it’s almost holiday gifting time, which means it’s time for you to get creative. If diamond jewelry is your go-to for special occasions, find her something unexpected in our collections.  So much more than a fine jewelry staple, diamonds are the standard of sophistication, adding sparkle to the wearer. What better [...]

Diamond Quality: Everything You Need to Know


You know that diamonds are extremely valuable and highly desired in fine jewelry, but do you know how that value is determined? Here is our guide to understanding diamond quality. When you buy a diamond, you’re purchasing a finished product, cut and completed by human hands.  But where did that diamond begin? [...]

One-of-a-Kind Men’s Wedding Bands

2020-09-21T10:59:43-07:00Blog, Jewelry, Rings|

Your guy is one-of-a-kind, so shouldn’t his wedding band be, too?  When it comes to men’s wedding bands, masculine doesn’t have to mean monochrome. In the hands of an inspired jewelry designer, men’s rings and other jewelry these days can be crafted with discerning details like mixed metals, intriguing materials, and [...]

Platinum Jewelry: Rising Gold Prices Bring New Shine to Platinum

2020-08-31T11:12:50-07:00Blog, Jewelry|

If you’ve been paying attention to metal trends in jewelry, you may have noticed silver tones starting to take center stage, despite the prevalence of gold in recent years. Ever-precious gold will always be a perennial favorite for jewelry styles, but with the price of gold on the rise, it’s a good [...]

Yellow Gold, Green Gold, and White Gold Jewelry Designs

2020-06-26T12:27:21-07:00Blog, Bracelets, Jewelry, Necklaces, Rings|

For jewelry that truly endures the test of time, you can’t go wrong with yellow gold. It’s considered by many to be the most classic of all the gold colors, and is the most popular metal used for engagement and wedding rings. It’s also the most malleable of all precious metals, [...]