Date: January 2017

Victorian Jewelry Symbolism

The Victorian Era

If the Victorians were anything, they were thoughtful and symbolic. Every action and image had its place in sending a message. When courting a woman, a young man would have gone through a series of small trials before even sitting in the same room with a woman and her chaperone. We’ve departed from some of these customs, but some things never fade.

Victorian Era Courtship

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The History of Shopping in Columbus: Downtown to Kingsdale

Upper Arlington Historical Society joins us for “A Gem in our Community.”

This Saturday we were honored to host the Upper Arlington Historical Society. Former co-owner, Dick Argo, appeared as our guest speaker and discussed Argo & Lehne’s history in the Columbus area. After listening to his talk, I thought it would be interesting to our readers to revisit Columbus through the eyes of a thriving jewelry store which has had multiple locations during the years.  I’ve collected the information to make a two part series: “The History of Shopping in Columbus: Downtown to Kingsdale” and “Argo & Lehne Unveiled: The Secrets to our Continued Success”.
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Protect Your Precious Jewels

Something beautiful and sparkly has come into your life – maybe the pair of sapphire earrings you got forProtecting Precious Jewelry Christmas, Grandma’s vintage diamond pendant or that diamond engagement ring you’ve been waiting for! Now you are thinking – how do I protect my new jewelry, which is as valuable as it is beautiful? For your peace of mind, we suggest the following:

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Inside Argo’s: Jillian Kuzmin

Jill Kuzmin - Inside Argo'sWho is Jillian “Jill” Kuzmin?

A graduate of Columbus College of Art and Design with an eye for detail.

Jillian’s Position:

Repair Processor also known as “the master of the impossible”. She might not be seen on the floor as much as the sales staff but she is behind every piece that is repaired or altered in the store. She is the liaison between the customer and the jeweler.

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