Rebecca will be starting maternity leave with a subsequent sabbatical at the end of October 2019. She will not be taking new orders after July to ensure that all work gets ample time for completion before then. Thanks!
Rebecca will be starting maternity leave with a subsequent sabbatical at the end of October 2019. She will not be taking new orders after July to ensure that all work gets ample time for completion before then. Thanks!
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Rebecca Zemans Jewelry Blog — Sapphire

Montana Sapphires

Montana Sapphires

  The stones and metals that come together in Rebecca’s sculptural jewelry come from all around the world, and that in itself is a story worth sharing! One of coolest stones she came across in a recent collaboration are Montana sapphires. Their color ranges from light blue to green and are often heat treated to bring out their vibrancy. Some of the most prized are the teal blue. This engagement ring uses one with a diamond baguette for a bit of tradition.   Most Montana sapphires are larger to show off their deep beautiful color. Rebecca was able to find...

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Tanzanite - Stone of the Month

Tanzanite - Stone of the Month

Tanzanite is a beautiful blue-violet crystal and is one of the birthstones for the month of December.  The blue color appears stronger under fluorescent light and the violet hues are more apparent when under incandescent lighting.  The mineral was first discovered in the Mererani Hills of northern Tanzania near Mount Kilimanjaro in 1967 and is extremely rare to find outside this region.  The mineral was named by Tiffany & Co in a campaign advertising that tanzanite could now be found in two places: "Tanzania and at Tiffany's". The tanzanite is predominantly blue gemstone, and is an affordable alternative to sapphire for...

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Alternative Engagement Rings

Alternative Engagement Rings

Today is the first day of Autumn and even though we'll miss the sunny fun of summertime, we are looking forward to the striking palette that is bestowed upon us in the coming months.  Over the years we've worked with couples who have used colored stones in their engagement rings, embracing this colorful time all year long!  Inspired by these couples, we've created this roundup of some of our favorite alternative engagement rings! Colored gemstones are selected for their birthstone attributes, their historic and cultural meanings and their unique beauty.  Any stone can be set in an engagement ring, or...

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New Custom Pieces!

With Spring upon us, we wanted to share the new custom pieces we've been working on this Winter. We've been so busy that we realized we hadn't shown you many new pieces in a while. So here is a glimpse of some of our most recent work. We couldn't have done it without our amazing clients whose vision make these designs possible!  We always love making our customers dreams come true because it pushes our creativity and skills keeping us fresh and on our toes. For example, we worked with Palladium for the first time, which can be a difficult...

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Rebecca Zemans News

What a wonderful Autumn we are having in Chicago! I hope you are all enjoying this beautiful fall weather as much as I am. I love to see the leaves change and get cozy on my couch with a nice cup of tea after a long day of work. Because this time of year brings a sense of change and reflection, I decided to dedicate this post to everything that is new at Rebecca Zemans Jewelry. Of course if you see something that you like, but you would like to add your own personal touch, then we are, as always, available...

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