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Each month we feature custom pieces we’ve created for our clients, ideas for jewelry design and information about current jewelry design trends. Stop by often for new information.

A Guide to Picking Out the Perfect Diamond

A Guide to Picking Out the Perfect Diamond

If you’re on the lookout for the perfect diamond, it may be overwhelming to see all the different kinds available. To help, we’ve given a brief description and visual of each diamond type so you can compare and contrast to find your ideal gem shape and cut. Round A...

Feature Piece: Redesigning for Everyday Wear

Feature Piece: Redesigning for Everyday Wear

Sometimes, the perfect jewelry just needs a little bit of an update. Wear and tear can take a lot out of your jewelry over time, and ever-changing styles in jewelry design can affect how much you wear some of your pieces. This is why we find it so important to offer...

Happy Anniversary to Us!

Happy Anniversary to Us!

We did some reminiscing last month when the 29th anniversary of our move to Woodbury came around, and we appreciate all of the kind congratulations left on our social media. It’s such a pleasure then to celebrate the official opening of Johnson Jewelers just a month...

Feature Piece: Imperfect Diamond

Feature Piece: Imperfect Diamond

What is one of the best things about ordering a custom piece from our store? We listen to you and work with you to create perfect jewelry you’ll love to wear. We want you to both love your new custom piece and be able to wear regularly. We strive to find a happy...

Feature Piece: Mabe Pearl Earrings

Feature Piece: Mabe Pearl Earrings

Take a second to think about the jewelry or gemstones you haven’t worn for a long time. 2019 is the year for you to have these pieces redesigned into something perfect you’ll love to wear. It’s too often we hear about jewelry being packed away and forgotten due to...

Feature Piece: Redesigning an Heirloom

Feature Piece: Redesigning an Heirloom

Some of our favorite projects are working with customers to redesign or refresh their vintage/heirloom items. Time can take a toll on old jewelry, but luckily experts like our goldsmiths can refurbish the piece so it looks brand new! Or, in some cases, a piece just...

Making Custom Work with the Lost Wax Process

Making Custom Work with the Lost Wax Process

We love custom work here at Johnson Jewelers, so we thought we’d show off a behind-the-scenes look at the process! The pendant above was designed to show off the customer’s diamond, and we think it does a stunning job. To make the piece, our goldsmith first carved and...

Preparing Your Jewelry For the Winter

Preparing Your Jewelry For the Winter

Unfortunately, the time has come again to start layering up as we prepare for the freezing temps of a Minnesota winter. If you’ve been through lots of them like us, then it’s probably second nature by now to start the usual preparations. However, have you thought of...

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