My grandfather Eben Greaton started his jewelry career before World War 2 as an apprentice in watch repair. After the war in 1950 he bought out the previous owner and opened Greatons Jewelry in downtown New Richmond, WI. At that time Greaton’s specialized in watches and my grandfather was one of the most renowned watch repairmen in the entire mid-west. … Read the rest
If you have ever bought a fine piece of jewelry before I am sure you have heard the word carat used by your jeweler before.
Did you actually understand what it meant?
Did you jeweler say carat or Karat? Does it matter?… Read the rest
April’s Birthstone is Diamond.
Diamond is the most popular stone in the world and is the classic choice for an engagement or wedding ring.
Diamond is also the gem that marks the 60th and 75th wedding anniversaries.
Diamond forms under high temperature and pressure conditions that exist only about 100 miles beneath the earth’s surface.… Read the rest
Date Night? I have the perfect restaurant for you…
The Dock Café!
Not only does this place have outstanding food and cocktails but between the architecture and views of the St. Croix River, you just can’t beat the atmosphere.
My love of this restaurant started after taking my prom date here way back in High School. … Read the rest
We looked for interesting gems that matched Pantone’s Color of the Year (Marsala) and the other gemstones in the Spring/Summer family.… Read the rest
During the month of March I find myself thinking of the color Aquamarine frequently. As a jewelry professional I should say it is because Aquamarine is the birthstone for March but in reality I am mostly daydreaming about getting out of the terrible Mid-West weather and into the beautiful Aqua colored waters of the Caribbean Ocean.… Read the rest
We are excited to be a part of the Stillwater community!
Please come visit our beautiful showroom located in the Brick Alley building in Downtown Stillwater, Mn.
Allure specializes in fine jewelry, diamonds, gemstones, engagement rings, fashion jewelry, repair, and custom made jewelry.… Read the rest