Diamond Necklaces for a Brilliantly Bright Summer

There’s a reason diamond necklaces are timeless: they’re the perfect accoutrement for making any wardrobe dress-up and sparkle. They’re all at once demure, yet meticulously luxurious. There’s no other jewelry that is so unmistakably feminine, and still so bold and confident—all at once. We’ve gathered our favorite diamond necklaces that are sure to bring the sparkle of summer to your every day. Treat yourself to a deliciously classic accessory or gift a diamond necklace to the brilliant woman in your [...]

Top Trends in Engagement Ring Designs for 2018

As we head into wedding season, 2018, we at Coffin & Trout thought it would be a good time to explore the top trends in engagement ring designs for 2018. Here are the top three styles we’re seeing emerge this year. Three Stone Designs The three-stone design pictured below is a great choice for an engagement ring in 2018.  In fact, it’s fit for a princess. The three-ring design was Prince Harry’s choice when he proposed to Meghan Markle, so [...]

Diamonds: The Perfect Gift for an April Birthday

What is April’s birthstone?  Well, for the April-born, diamonds are a girl’s (or a boy’s) best friend. That’s because diamonds are April’s birthstone. Beyond being perfect for jewelry, diamonds are in demand because they are the earth’s hardest substance. Only a diamond can scratch another diamond. They are made entirely of carbon, forged at the center of the earth by high pressure and temperatures. Diamonds come in many colors. There are yellow, red, pink, blue, and green diamonds; just to name [...]

Celebrate the End of Winter with Spring Jewelry

Spring has arrived! And, thanks to Coffin & Trout’s stunning spring jewelry ring collection, now you can make a bright and bold statement with your jewelry. These pieces evoke renewal, sunshine and floral accents with sparkling colors and dazzling details. Choose the texture and colors that suit your personal style. Deco 167-R16 Let the season blossom, with a handcrafted 6.61 ct tourmaline stone ring, set in an extraordinary combination of 18K green gold and platinum. .68 ct of round [...]

Five Valentine’s Day Jewelry Gift Ideas

Valentine's Day Jewelry makes a classic gift, for him or her. It’s one of the busiest times of the year for Coffin & Trout when significant others visit our shop to find the perfect surprise for their partner. Valentine's Day Jewelry makes a powerful statement, and a truly elegant gift—one that will last far longer than the passing holiday. Read on for our top Valentine’s Day Jewelry Gift Ideas selections when choosing the perfect gift for her. Diamond Eternity [...]

Radiant Rose Gold Jewelry

Rose gold jewelry, also known as pink gold and red gold, was popularized in Russia at the beginning of the nineteenth century and was also known as Russian gold, although this term is now obsolete. Although the names are often used interchangeably, the difference between red, rose, and pink gold is the copper content: the higher the copper content, the stronger the red coloration. Pink gold uses the least copper, followed by rose gold, with red gold having the [...]

Jewelry Design: The Temptress – Gorgeous, Rare and Museum-Quality

Back in 2013, Randy Coffin discovered an astonishingly rare find at the Tucson Gem Show: a stunning 18.21 ct. tricolor topaz stone. Knowing that less than 30 of these gems are known to exist around the world—and seeing the remarkable quality of this one—Randy immediately acquired it. Randy eventually sold the gem to Somewhere in the Rainbow, a boutique collection of modern jewelry design based in Arizona, specializing in color gems, rare gems, and museum-quality work.A custom jewelry design piece featuring [...]

The Tourmaline Ring: See Our Five Favorites

What gemstone comes in almost every color imaginable and becomes electrically charged when under pressure? Tourmaline, of course! This unique group of gems consisting of four different varieties is collectively known as Tourmaline. The most common gemstone variety is called Elbaite, which produces most of the colors we are familiar with in the jewelry industry. Here's a list of our favorite Tourmaline rings to date: #1 Interlace Collection- Emerald Cut Bi-Color Tourmaline Ring fading from pink to colorless accented [...]

Five Designer Wedding Rings for the Modern Man

The modern man will put a lot of thought into selecting the perfect engagement ring for his fiancee but might be unsure about choosing his own wedding ring. For some men, this may be the only jewelry they wear so they definitely want it to reflect their personal style. Add to this the fact that he will be wearing this ring the rest of his life, he wants to make sure he loves it just as much as she [...]

Randy Coffin Receives Three AGTA Spectrum Awards!

We are excited to announce that Randy Coffin, Owner and Designer at Coffin & Trout Fine Jewelers has received three 2017 AGTA Spectrum Awards! The winners were announced in New York on August 5th and 6th by The American Gem Trade Association. The annual event is regarded as the world’s preeminent colored gemstone and cultured pearl design competition. This year’s three Spectrum Awards mark Randy’s fourth such award and thirteenth for the company! Manufacturing Honors was awarded in the [...]

Top 5 Bridal Rings

We've taken great care to select our top 5 bridal rings. These are exquisite pieces - guaranteed to please her. Each of these bridal rings features diamonds paired with a variety of precious metals. All arranged to captivate her eyes, and those of her friends as well. She will be the envy! Empress 165-R07M This design can be made using various Diamond shapes such as round brilliant, cushion, pear, and marquise. Evolve 161-R05 This ring, like many of our [...]

Alexandrite – Magic for Custom Gemstone Jewelry Collections

Alexandrite is one of the world’s most rare and precious gems. Few people have ever seen or experienced the amazing color change phenomenon of Alexandrite. That's what makes it an excellent choice for your custom gemstone jewelry collection.Alexandrite belongs to the chrysoberyl family of gems, which also includes cat’s eye chrysoberyl, a popular gem for men. In it’s most desirable state, Alexandrite changes from bluish-green when viewed in daylight to purplish-red when viewed in incandescent or candlelight. It was in [...]