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2020 Transformation at Rubini Jewelers

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2020 Transformation at Rubini Jewelers

Here we are in March 2020 and my dreams are coming true!  I used to see all the little bits of miscellaneous wire, odds and ends of tools, chunks of coal blocks, broken costume jewelry pieces, not to mention my own pile of to do lists and updates needed, and I used to despair at the chaos that seemed to encroach on our efficiency. But changes are afoot. EVERYWHERE!    Our Virgilio Rubini, the brother that does our watch repairs and engraving, has sifted through the accumulation of wires and tools and found organization, plus built us some lovely structures on...

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How to Achieve a Magical Engagement Ring Selection

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How to Achieve a Magical Engagement Ring Selection

Whether you are a man asking a woman, a woman asking a man, a man asking a man, or a woman asking a woman...the question is always the same: how can you get it right? There is rampant anxiety around the process of selecting and/or designing the perfect ring. I'm a jeweler- in the business personally for over 20 years, but here at Rubini Jewelers we've been engaging couples for nearly 45 years.  So we know it all! What we know is: everyone is different. Thank god!! What follows are different approaches that might work for you. The easiest thing...

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Rubini Jewelers 2019 Wrap Up

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Rubini Jewelers 2019 Wrap Up

It might seem like we are sitting here in our store, twiddling our fingers, since our blog posts are few and far between, but my cell phone tells a different story: jewelry, jewelry, jewelry...and a few people :o) SO, what follows is a bit of the past year in pictures. This deer arrived  to install a more impressive rack of antlers,             So we installed a rather amazing full rack!                         Next project was custom making Field Hockey jewelry using a minimal amount of...

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Rubini Jewelers is Grateful for Everyone that Ever Had a Good Thought About Us!!

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Rubini Jewelers is Grateful for Everyone that Ever Had a Good Thought About Us!!

​Rubini Jewelers Receives 2019 Best of Alexandria Award Alexandria Award Program Honors the Achievement ALEXANDRIA November 20, 2019 -- Rubini Jewelers has been selected for the 2019 Best of Alexandria Award in the Jewelry Designers category by the Alexandria Award Program. Each year, the Alexandria Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Alexandria area a great place to live, work and play....

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November: Citrine and Yellow Topaz Birthstones

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November: Citrine and Yellow Topaz Birthstones

CITRINE POWER: emanates positivity and joy. The Citrine crystal meaning is associated with wealth and abundance, which is why it is often called “The Merchant Stone” or “The Success Stone.” Citrine frequencies are some of the most powerful for motivation and perseverance. Because of its association with the solar plexus chakra, Citrine crystal properties are effective in increasing your personal power and self-confidence. Enhancing this energy center can help dissolve blocks and stagnation, resulting in higher energy levels and a boost in overall circulation. Citrine’s bright and happy energy fills your spirit with positivity and the highest vibrations, clearing any...

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