Category: Events

Art at Argo’s: Rebecca Zelanin

Rebecca Zelanin- artist, actress, traveler & Columbus enthusiast.

I’ve had the pleasure to get to know Rebecca in the community and every time I talk to her I learn just another interesting tidbit of her fascinating life. She is one of those people that get things done in an impressive “full steam ahead” way.  (more…)

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A Royal Wedding Party – and everyone is invited

Wedding, jewels, royalty…we’re swooning and counting down the days!!! Prince Harry & Meghan Markle will wed Saturday, May 19, 2018 at noon GMT/7AM EST.

Perhaps your invite was lost in the post,  but not to worry — everyone is on the guest list at Argo & Lehne Jewelers to view the playback, cut cake, nosh on British treats and toast the couple!

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Hawkes Crystal: Handcut in Tiffin Ohio

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…)

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Get Together. Be Bold. Support Local.

Women in the community making a difference. Patricia Ammendola (customer and friend) joins forces with A&L to raise money for a passionate cause-LifeCare Alliance.

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…)

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Argo Approved: Fred Astaire Dance Studio Northwest Columbus

Fred Astaire Columbus Northwest

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…)

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Bridal Week & Trunk Show – An Interactive Experience

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!

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Art at Argo’s: Tina Husted

Tina’s work may look familiar. She submitted 3 of her pastel pieces to our very first Art at Argo’s Call For Entry in 2015. You definitely wouldn’t be the only one who liked her work. She received in total, 141 votes from our Facebook followers! We enjoyed her work so much that we asked her to exhibit, and we are grateful for her kind acceptance.

Tina Husted - Art at Argo's, Cherry Blossom Daze

An original submission from our first Art at Argo’s Call for Entry in 2015. “Cherry Blossom Daze”. Chalk pastel. 20 x 24

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Get Together. Be Bold. Support Women.

Sharon WeiAs International Women’s Day approaches, I found myself thinking of the many influential women in our business that have astounded me with their talent and determination. One woman in particular is Sharon Wei, a local Columbus jewelry designer who focuses on freshwater pearls from her home country of China.

In 2004, a beautiful, vivacious and visibly pregnant young Sharon walked through the doors of Argo & Lehne with no scheduled appointment.  As a side note, when Sharon walks into a room she has a happy glow that is truly infectious. Of course we were drawn to her persuasive personality, but when she showed us the quality and design of her workmanship we were hooked. She landed her first big account and we landed one of our hottest lines and a friend for life.
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Shine for a Cause: Freedom a la Cart

Freedom a la CartThe Who

Freedom a la Cart is a unique approach to catering through cause cuisine. They offer a large, tasty selection of culinary delights from breakfast ‘til dinner such as bacon wrapped dates, or their signature box lunches.

Their mission is to empower survivors of human trafficking to build a new life of freedom and self-sufficiency. They believe that those who have lived in slavery should be empowered through economic independence. They are committed to training members of the community on the issue surrounding human trafficking in Franklin Country, as well as providing care to survivors.

Not only do they provide support services and workforce training, but they actually employ 25-30 females who are all survivors of human trafficking. The survivors employed must be referred by a program and have completed a drug and alcohol recovery program before their start.


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Shine for a Cause: Dress for Success

We are kicking off the month of March by featuring the first of four woman’s cause organization, Dress for Success Columbus! They strive to empower the career-focused ladies out there who may be struggling to land that interview or seeking extra guidance on how to succeed.

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Dress for Success Columbus promotes the economic independence of women in need by providing professional attire, a network of support, and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. They address every phase of a woman’s career by providing a number of programs: Interview and Employment Suiting, Career Center, Job Training, and Professional Women’s Group Employment Retention. These programs are free of charge for every woman they assist. Any woman referred by a community partner is eligible for service.
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