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Guide to Bracelet Styles
July 31st, 2023

Discover the different bracelet styles from crowd-favorite designers at Brockhaus Jewelry in Norman, Oklahoma.

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ROUND CUT RINGS
ROUND CUT RINGS
January 18th, 2023

CHARACTERISTICS OF ROUND CUT RINGS The wildly-popular round cut engagement ring makes up about 75% of all diamond engagement rings sold, but that does not mean they do not come in many styles to suit every bride's aesthetic. While some prefer a classically sleek solitaire with an unadorned band, others gravitate toward larger-than-life halo rings with grand, ornate shanks. No matter what style your bride favors, Brockhaus Jewelry carries a superior selection of round cut engagement rings for you to choose from. These rings are guaranteed to flatter any bride's hand with their carefully balanced appearance and breathtaking, anything-but-basic center stone.

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GUIDE TO WATCH COMPLICATIONS
GUIDE TO WATCH COMPLICATIONS
January 18th, 2023

GUIDE TO WATCH COMPLICATIONS While all watches are able to tell the hour and minute, some timepieces offer other features that make the wearer's life a little easier. In horology, these features are known as ?complications.??? They are named so because they make a timepiece's machinery more complex and their invention more complicated. Watchmakers have always been creative and talented, allowing for a diverse range of complications that can suit any lifestyle.

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DESIGNER WATCHES
DESIGNER WATCHES
January 18th, 2023

Characteristics of Designer Watches Designer timepieces are the paragon of luxury and style. Not only are these sublime accessories perfect for accentuating a fashionable outfit, but they also provide a variety of tools that make everyday life easier. Experienced watchmakers craft a dazzling amount of timepieces, each exhibiting their own unique aesthetic with materials like leather, stainless steel, rose gold, and more. Complications like GMTs, dates, perpetual calendars, and many others serve to make watches more practical. Some are more suitable for professional and formal affairs, while others are adept accessories for athletes. Find your favorite designer watch at Brockhaus Jewelry.

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ENGAGEMENT RINGS FAQ
ENGAGEMENT RINGS FAQ
January 18th, 2023

ENGAGEMENT RINGS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS The purchase of an engagement ring can be one of life's milestone events. Made to symbolize an everlasting romance, engagement rings are spectacularly beautiful and complex. A great deal of artistry goes into the design and creation of these marvelous accessories. From the brilliant diamond center stones to the enchanting settings, engagement rings are intricately and passionately crafted. Such complexity leaves many questions for first-time buyers. Here are a few of the commonly asked questions our team at Brockhaus Jewelry answers for our clientele as they shop for engagement rings.

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GUIDE TO ENGAGEMENT RING STYLES
GUIDE TO ENGAGEMENT RING STYLES
January 18th, 2023

Introduction to Engagement Ring Settings Engagement rings symbolize your love and commitment to your partner and your everlasting commitment to each other.? There are many styles of engagement rings to choose from, and the style you select should reflect your personal taste and style. Here at Brockhaus Jewelry, we have a wide variety of beautiful engagement ring settings. From solitaires to halos and vintage-inspired designs, our selection of luxurious engagement rings is sure to appease your taste.?

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PERMANENT JEWELRY
PERMANENT JEWELRY
January 18th, 2023

PERMANENT JEWELRY AT BROCKHAUS JEWELRY Jewelry that one never or rarely removes is no new concept, best illustrated by engagement rings and wedding bands. Recent years have shown a rise in permanent jewelry, that is, chain jewelry without a clasp. These unique pieces are welded onto one's wrist, neck, or ankle and forged in high-quality precious metals to withstand the pressures of constant wear. Typically, these chains are wonderfully lightweight and dainty so as to not irritate the wearer. Permanent jewelry adds a bit of sparkle and polish to every ensemble you put together, their versatile style making for exquisite accessories.

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MODERN WEDDING BAND STYLES
MODERN WEDDING BAND STYLES
January 18th, 2023

Guide to Modern Wedding Band Styles Your wedding band is likely one of the most sentimental and valuable pieces of jewelry you'll own in your lifetime. Typically, wedding bands are characterized by plain metal bands with a polished finish. However, those with a penchant for the modern and unique will adore these contemporary alternatives to the typical styles.?

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MODERN ENGAGEMENT RING SETTINGS
MODERN ENGAGEMENT RING SETTINGS
January 18th, 2023

Guide to Modern Engagement Ring Styles Whoever your significant other is, you should know them and their style intimately. If they love contemporary styles, their engagement ring should be modern to match their favorite looks. Explore our expansive selection, allowing our team of professionals at Brockhaus Jewelry to narrow down the search. We have put together a guide to some of the most beautiful modern engagement ring styles that will be a timeless favorite and are available in our Norman, Oklahoma showroom.

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WHY SHOP JEWELRY ONLINEWHY SHOP JEWELRY ONLINE
WHY SHOP JEWELRY ONLINE
January 18th, 2023

Why Shop for Jewelry Online at Brockhaus Jewelry? In the modern era, shopping from home is easier than ever. With a few clicks on the mouse or taps with the finger, an endless variety of jewelry is available for browsing. It is impossible to overstate how much the internet is shaking things up. Through the ease of use of shopping online on our Brockhaus Jewelry website, you can buy gorgeous jewelry and accessories for nights out with friends and days in the office.

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NECKLACE STYLE GUIDE
NECKLACE STYLE GUIDE
January 18th, 2023

Brockhaus Jewelry's Necklace Style Guide Nothing adds shine and glamor to a look quite like a stylish necklace. Situated at the center of your frame, a stunning necklace will quickly become the focal point of your ensemble. There are many styles of necklaces to fit nearly any occasion and aesthetic. Our experts at?Brockhaus Jewelry?have put together a guide to the benefits and characteristics of each style.

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BEST JEWELRY STORE TO BUY ENGAGEMENT RINGS
BEST JEWELRY STORE TO BUY ENGAGEMENT RINGS
January 18th, 2023

BROCKHAUS JEWELRY IS NORMAN, OKLAHOMA'S BEST ENGAGEMENT RING STORE Since our company's foundation in 1952, it has been our distinct honor at Brockhaus Jewelry to provide the people of Oklahoma with the highest quality designer jewelry possible. We are committed to curating a selection of jewelry that caters to a wide range of aesthetic preferences and lifestyles while maintaining our standards of excellence. For this reason, we are confident that each of Norman's couples will find their dream engagement ring with which to symbolize their love among our dazzling inventory.?

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WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A JEWELRY STORE
WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A JEWELRY STORE
January 18th, 2023

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A JEWELRY STORE When you decide to purchase a piece of luxury jewelry, it is essential that you trust the jewelers handling this meaningful transaction. You'll want to find a store with an expert, friendly team who can show you around their expansive and high-quality selection. Feeling comfortable and loving their jewelry and watches is a significant first step to picking a jewelry store that you can respect. Allow our experts at Brockhaus Jewelry to guide you through the different aspects to look for and consider when choosing a jewelry store.?

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EARRING STYLE GUIDE
EARRING STYLE GUIDE
January 18th, 2023

BROCKHAUS JEWELRY'S EARRING STYLE GUIDE Earrings are an exquisite way to add polish and shine to a look. They frame the face and draw attention to the wearer's most important features. We at Brockhaus Jewelry put together a guide to the most popular styles of earrings you will encounter and what they can bring to one's personal aesthetic.

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ENGAGEMENT RING METAL TYPES
ENGAGEMENT RING METAL TYPES
January 18th, 2023

GUIDE TO ENGAGEMENT RING METALS Both main elements of engagement rings, the metal and the gemstone, require much consideration, as there are a myriad of options available. The metal the ring is made of has far-reaching effects on its aesthetic and how well it handles everyday situations. Here are the most common engagement ring metals and why you should consider them.

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WHY CHOOSE NATURAL DIAMONDS?
WHY CHOOSE NATURAL DIAMONDS?
January 18th, 2023

CHARACTERISTICS OF NATURAL DIAMONDS Diamonds are valuable for three reasons. Firstly, they're rare. They are miracles of nature, made of carbon condensed under extreme conditions to create a stone as brilliant and hard as possible. Secondly, they're hard to find. Vast mines must be built in order to extract the gorgeous jewels from the earth. Lastly, they're stunning. Humans have long been attracted to that which reflects the most light. Some scientists have hypothesized that our brains are evolved to love shiny objects because water is also shiny. Lab-grown diamonds, however, manage to skirt around some of the aspects that make diamonds such a staple of luxury.

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DIAMOND SHAPE GUIDE
DIAMOND SHAPE GUIDE
January 18th, 2023

INTRODUCTION TO DIAMOND SHAPES The diamond is the centerpiece. These brilliant diamonds give the engagement ring the most character and define its silhouette. They can imbue a modern aesthetic as well as evoke vintage styles, depending on the setting for context. It is crucial to pick the most appropriate diamond shape for your significant other. We at Brockhaus Jewelry have written this handy guide to help you create the engagement ring of your dreams.

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PLATINUM VS. WHITE GOLD
PLATINUM VS. WHITE GOLD
January 18th, 2023

There are many aspects to be considered when shopping for jewelry, especially wedding bands and engagement rings. You want to choose something that matches personal style, is also long-lasting and cost effective, among other factors. The type of metal affects all parts of the process. While the attractive silver appearance of platinum and white gold are nearly indistinguishable to the naked, untrained eye, there are a number of differences to consider.?

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GUIDE TO WEDDING BAND FINISHES
January 18th, 2023

GUIDE TO WEDDING BAND FINISHES? Wedding bands?are among the most important pieces of jewelry purchased in anyone's lifetime, so it's essential that someone picks a piece that will stand the test of time in both quality and style. A finish is among the most overlooked as well as one of the most important parts of a ring's appearance. It affects how light reflects off of the band as well as how it matches with other textures, such as those found in clothing. Selecting a finish that fits one's personality and aesthetic can be tricky, so we've put together this comprehensive guide to help.

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VINTAGE RINGS
VINTAGE RINGS
January 18th, 2023

CHARACTERISTICS OF VINTAGE RINGS Vintage-style rings' stunning beauty and old-world craftsmanship make them one of the most unique rings in a designer's collection. Most designs for vintage rings take inspiration from the 1890s to the 1930s. The Art Nouveau movement took off in the late 1800s with organic curves, milgrain detailing, and detailed filigree often used in rings that use this style. Art Deco is mostly associated with the Roaring 20s. These rings have bold, strong lines and geometrical shapes. Leave a big impression on your partner by gifting them a beautiful vintage ring.

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ENGAGEMENT RING CARE GUIDE
ENGAGEMENT RING CARE GUIDE
January 18th, 2023

ENGAGEMENT RING CARE FROM THE EXPERTS AT BROCKHAUS JEWELRY An engagement ring is often the most treasured piece of jewelry that you will own or purchase in your lifetime. Proper care and cleaning are important to ensure that it will always look as beautiful as the day it was bought. When it comes to the do's and don'ts of caring for your ring, our helpful guide will teach you useful tips that will extend the life of your engagement ring.

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4 C'S GUIDE
4 C'S GUIDE
January 18th, 2023

WHAT ARE THE 4 C'S OF DIAMONDS? Understanding what to look for when shopping for a diamond is important and knowing what the 4 C's of diamonds are is the perfect place to start. The four C's?cut, color, clarity, and carat?are the traits that contribute to a diamond's value. With years of expertise in diamond knowledge here at Brockhaus Jewelry, we've compiled this helpful guide so you can learn about the basics before picking out a center stone for an?engagement ring.

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ENGAGEMENT RING SETTINGS GUIDE
ENGAGEMENT RING SETTINGS GUIDE
January 18th, 2023

INTRODUCTION TO ENGAGEMENT RING SETTINGS Searching for an engagement ring means deciding on a few key elements to determine the look and feel of the ring. The first thing to consider is the setting, the foundation of the ring that elevates the shining center stone. The setting provides the silhouette of the engagement ring. A solitaire setting usually comes to mind when envisioning a classic diamond ring, but there are other popular styles such as side stone, halo, and three stone rings. Be sure to choose a setting that best represents the enduring beauty of your lifelong love.

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UNDERSTANDING THE PARTS OF A TIMEPIECE
UNDERSTANDING THE PARTS OF A TIMEPIECE
January 18th, 2023

Understanding the Parts of a Timepiece Designer timepieces offer the perfect combination of reliability and luxury. As a true investment piece, both in functionality and substance, it's important to know what to look for. Explore our list of watch terms to ensure your next purchase is one of top-tier level quality.

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