Deserve Recognition Too!
started all because one woman really appreciated her dad. Sonora Dodd, of
Washington State, thought of her dad while listening to a Mother’s Day sermon in
1909. She felt that her dad, who had raised six children alone after her mother
died in childbirth, deserved a holiday as much as any mother. By 1910 she
organized the first Father’s Day celebration on June 19, her father’s
birthday. By 1924, President Coolidge publically supported Father’s Day.
In 1966, President Johnson signed a proclamation making Father’s Day the third
Sunday in June. This year Father’s Day lands on the same date as the very
first celebration. To honor your dad, consider a gift of fine jewelry.
Instead of a tie, you might choose a tie pin, cufflinks or even a neck chain or
Pearl is the birthstone for the month of June.
Pearls from Absolutely Affordable to $3 Million
Just last fall, a double
strand of pearls sold at auction in Geneva, Switzerland, for over $3,000,000!
These natural pearls were 8.5 to 16mm in size, and silvery white with pink
The amazing thing about
pearls is not all natural pearls are as expensive as this strand. In fact, there
are many beautiful strands as well as pearl designs that are downright
affordable. Is your style traditional? Choose a classic strand of round,
white pearls in any length. If your look is more avant-garde, the possibilities
are virtually endless. Pearls are available in many colors, shapes,
lengths and qualities. Whatever your budget, it is safe to say that you will be
able to afford the real thing – cultured pearl jewelry! Pearl is the official
birth gem of June and the anniversary gem for the third and 30th year off
If you're considering a
pearl purchase, we would be happy to show you the best we have and help you with
your style and help you to select the correct color for your skin tone.
Yes, I was, daddy’s
girl—spoiled in every way. You dads know exactly what I’m talking about. Dad
recognized I was growing up.
So what is it about your
little girl, this amazing young woman, and jewelry from you? Simple: it makes
her feel all grown up; it makes her feel feminine and pretty (I know, that’s a
whole other barrel of worries!). But more importantly, it means trust and
responsibility. You’re telling her that you think she’s old enough to appreciate
and take care of a really nice piece of jewelry—that you support her as an adult
as much as you cherished her as a little girl. What a wonderful feeling!
So how do you know what to
get her? Pay attention to what catches her eye if you’re out together. Start
learning her style and her individuality. Pay close attention to what her
friends are wearing.
To get you started though,
here are a few ideas to consider, diamond pendants, earrings and pearls. Trust
me, these items are even more meaningful coming from you.