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(312) 327-9463

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Chicago, IL 60603 (Map)

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Wed 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thu 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Fri 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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JULY BIRTHSTONE: RUBY

JULY BIRTHSTONE: RUBY

Happy July! This month has flown by and I realized I haven’t posted about Rubies. If you’re lucky and were born in July, Ruby is ...

SUMMER JEWELRY INSPIRED BY CELEBRITIES!

SUMMER JEWELRY INSPIRED BY CELEBRITIES!

While catching up on all my celebrity gossip this summer, I started noticing all the jewelry and how many of the styles were similar to ...

HOW DO YOU KNOW YOU CAN TRUST YOUR JEWELER?

HOW DO YOU KNOW YOU CAN TRUST YOUR JEWELER?

I’m a member of many local community Facebook pages. And, recently, I have been tagged a lot in discussions where people are asking for recommendations ...

TRICKS AND TIPS TO POSTING YOUR ENGAGEMENT RING PHOTOS

TRICKS AND TIPS TO POSTING YOUR ENGAGEMENT RING PHOTOS

I was recently sitting around thinking about what I could write my next blog on. Some of you may know, but most of you probably ...

SUMMER, THE BEACH, AND YOUR RINGS!

SUMMER, THE BEACH, AND YOUR RINGS!

This past Friday, the last bell of the school year rang, and my kids officially entered SUMMER! Sumer always brings such excitement and one of ...

JUNE BIRTHSTONES

JUNE BIRTHSTONES

Happy June! With June, comes the anticipation and excitement of summer. School is ending and the kids are getting ready to enjoy the sunshine and ...

GET TO KNOW YOUR JEWELER AND CUSTOMER QUESTIONS ANSWERED!

GET TO KNOW YOUR JEWELER AND CUSTOMER QUESTIONS ANSWERED!

What is your name? Garry Zimmerman How long have you been in business? My family has been in the diamond jewelry industry since my Grandfather ...

FORGET THE HATS…. LET’S TALK ABOUT THE JEWELS AT THE ROYAL WEDDING!

FORGET THE HATS…. LET’S TALK ABOUT THE JEWELS AT THE ROYAL WEDDING!

Price Harry and Meghan Markle officially tied the knot this weekend, which means we get to take a look at all the jaw-dropping jewels worn ...

TURNING “OLD” JEWELRY INTO SOMETHING “NEW”

TURNING “OLD” JEWELRY INTO SOMETHING “NEW”

We all have some old jewelry that we just don’t love, but are you willing to take the plunge and actually create new jewelry made ...

WHEN CAN I WEAR MY “FANCY” JEWELRY?

WHEN CAN I WEAR MY “FANCY” JEWELRY?

As I get a little “older”, I find myself really wanting to wear and use my “FANCY” jewelry. I come from a long line of ...

THOUGHTS ON HURRICANE DISASTER RELIEF

THOUGHTS ON HURRICANE DISASTER RELIEF

As we are all now fully aware, many of the Islands, from the US Virgin Islands all the way through Cuba were recently devastated by ...

MEETING YOUR JEWELER

MEETING YOUR JEWELER

It’s often daunting to many people to walk into a jewelry store and feel immediately comfortable, but that is exactly what we at Windy City ...

MY FAVORITE PAIR OF DIAMOND EARRINGS

MY FAVORITE PAIR OF DIAMOND EARRINGS

The Saturday morning before Christmas, I put on one of My Favorite Pair of Diamond Earrings.  This was the very first piece of jewelry that ...

DREAMING ABOUT ENGAGEMENT

DREAMING ABOUT ENGAGEMENT

You’re Dreaming about Engagement when the Time to Share Your Dream of getting married comes along, and your whole world brightens up. It’s an extremely ...

RINGS ON HER FINGERS

RINGS ON HER FINGERS

Now this is a fashion trend that I really enjoy.  Who says that you may not wear rings on every finger?? Just take a look ...

DECEMBER ROMANCE

DECEMBER ROMANCE

December Romance Engagement According to the knot’s ninth annual Real Weddings study, December Romance is in the air. Exactly 16% of all marriage proposals take ...

MAKE A BET

MAKE A BET

Did you ever make a bet with your partner in life, hoping but not expecting it to ever happen? Last evening, we had the pleasure ...

EMMY PERFECT JEWELRY 2016

EMMY PERFECT JEWELRY 2016

This year’s Emmy Awards, as usual, were quite dazzling. We always admire the beautiful gowns, the shoes, and this year the new sparkling clutch bags ...

IMAGINE A 75-POUND PEARL

IMAGINE A 75-POUND PEARL

A fisherman in the Philippines found a 75-pound Pearl with an estimated worth of $100 million, and not realizing the value, he placed it under ...

RIO 2016 OLYMPIC MEDALS, WHAT ARE THEY REALLY WORTH?

RIO 2016 OLYMPIC MEDALS, WHAT ARE THEY REALLY WORTH?

Well, let’s first get one thing straight, the Rio 2016 Olympic Medals are not made of solid gold. All of those medals that were handed ...

1,109-CARAT LESEDI DIAMOND

1,109-CARAT LESEDI DIAMOND

The 1109-carat Lesedi Diamond is about the size of a tennis ball. Can you even imagine how large a diamond that really is? Think about ...

CARE FOR YOUR ENGAGEMENT RING

CARE FOR YOUR ENGAGEMENT RING

WE ARE OFTEN ASKED, WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO CARE FOR YOUR ENGAGEMENT RING?AND THE ANSWER, WHICH IS OFTEN THE CASE, HAS MORE THAN ...

THE OPPENHEIMER BLUE DIAMOND

THE OPPENHEIMER BLUE DIAMOND

The world’s largest blue diamond, an extremely rare gem known as “The Oppenheimer Blue Diamond”, sold for a whopping $57.5 million at Christie’s Geneva auction ...

THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING A JEWELER.

THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING A JEWELER.

Let’s talk about the importance of having a jeweler, and what this really means to you. We believe that shopping online is a great thing. ...

WHAT’S THE STORY WITH FLUORESCENCE

WHAT’S THE STORY WITH FLUORESCENCE

Have you ever noticed the term “Fluorescence” on a GIA, (Gemological Institute of America) diamond grading report? Has anyone ever told you that it was ...

2,165 COUPLES MARRIED SIMULTANEOUSLY

2,165 COUPLES MARRIED SIMULTANEOUSLY

This past weekend an amazing event happened in Mexico City, 2,165 couples married simultaneously!  For many years it’s been popular in Mexico to attempt record ...

COLORED GEMSTONE INSTEAD OF A DIAMOND IN AN ENGAGEMENT RING?

COLORED GEMSTONE INSTEAD OF A DIAMOND IN AN ENGAGEMENT RING?

I’ve often had a couple sitting in front of me saying “I want something different, I want something that reflects my style and I like ...

JEWELRY FOR THE GRAMMY’S

JEWELRY FOR THE GRAMMY’S

This year’s choice of Jewelry for the Grammy’s was a breath of fresh air! It’s not easy picking out the perfect outfit to wear to ...

SUPER BOWL RINGS

SUPER BOWL RINGS

Well the Super bowl is over and we send out our congratulations to the Denver Broncos, and turn our attention to the all important Super ...

FANTASY FOOTBALL AWARD

FANTASY FOOTBALL AWARD

Fantasy Football  Award Championship Ring? Hmmmm, wouldn’t that be nice to own one of my own. To all of you Fantasy Football fans, the regular ...