I first encountered encountered Hawkes Crystal at a pop-up shop at the Columbus Museum of Art. The shop sat on a sunny day in Derby Court. You couldn’t miss the sparkling crystal under the glass ceiling. These were not your standard crystal pieces. It was clear this cut glass work was that of a master craftsman. And in fact, I soon learned of Hawkes Crystal’s owner & Brilliant Master Cutter, Aidan Scully.
We are pleased to announce that Hawkes Crystal is now available at Argo & Lehne Jewelers. The collection will make you swoon & remember the luxuries of brilliant pasts. The romance of each piece is etched in craftsmanship. We love how Hawkes Crystal has taken the original T.G. Hawkes & Company patterns of past and has created gorgeous contemporary pieces perfect for interiors of today. (more…)Continue Reading
Last year we initiated Shine for a Cause, a store promotion which donated a percentage from purchases back to 4 local female organizations, which included Freedom a la Cart, the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research, Choices for victims of domestic violence and Dress for Success. The event was a complete success and a definite “feel good” activity for the store and our customers. During the planning of the event, I shared much of the knowledge of each organization with friends in the area and soon realized so many of our friends & customers have causes that they regularly serve on boards and as volunteer. I’ve continued to get acquainted with other local organizations more intimately and made a personal promise that each year we’ll connect with a cause and give back! This city has so many great opportunities for doing just that so it was a difficult decision to select just one. I am very excited to announce our involvement this March with LifeCare Alliance, to help share their mission and make an impact. (more…)Continue Reading
It was nearly two years ago that I met Daniel Tackett, owner of Fred Astaire Dance Studio Northwest (just off Bethel Rd). We’d met briefly at a networking event and when he told me he was affiliated with the dance studio, I remember thinking, “how can we create a partnership with Argo & Lehne?” I’m a lover of dance: the grace, fluidity and confidence that exudes dancers is simply captivating to me. (more…)Continue Reading
Lovely Couture Cakes
This edition of “Argo Approved” we delve into the world of luxe! Who would have thought a wedding cake could be considered couture? Well, I’m the first to tell you the moment I saw the work of Scarlett Kilzer from Miam Cake it was obvious that this was not like any other cake I’d ever seen. From the sugar flowers that mind you look absolutely real to the handmade locust painted with edible gold, this was the work of an artist. Can you say, gobsmacked?!
We are excited to share the work of Brittni Hall in our Art at Argo’s Winter exhibit, “Ethereal Flora”. When we first saw Brittni’s work it was an instant connection. We love the vibrant color and impasto brush strokes to her paintings. They truly reach out and pull you in. The timing seemed perfect to release her work during Valentine’s season as the essence of romance is truly captured in her seductive paintings.Continue Reading
Are you looking for a wedding set that’s fashionable and classic yet expresses your individuality and not easily replicated? Then, you are definitely on trend for the Bridal Engagement Rings of Winter 2018!Continue Reading
Join us for our week-long Bridal Event, January 22-27. No matter where you are in the bridal jewelry process, don’t miss this event! Our friendly, fully trained staff is here to answer all your diamond and engagement ring questions. We will have a huge selection of styles for men and women at exclusive event pricing, up to 1/2 off!
Many months ago, I was approached by long time customers of Argo & Lehne about an artist they thought might be a great add to Art at Argo’s. They apologized for not knowing exactly how to describe her work and expressed I needed to see it to understand. Intrigued, I asked them to bring an example.
Shortly after, they returned with their friend and artist, Valerie Dunning Edwards. They set down a few of her three dimensional sculptures and I was floored. These pieces were beautiful, whimsical and really pulled at my emotions! They embodied movement & nature and were made from the simplest of mediums, paper. We all agreed this was a great place to display her work and I am so honored to share her artwork, passion and breathtaking way she captures nature in our Winter Art at Argo’s Exhibit, “The Power of Paper & the Color of Paint” – on display and for purchase from Nov. 6th – Jan. 20th.