Estate Blog History, Rarity, and Craftsmanship in Every Piece Estate jewelry is not only beautiful, but it magically transports us to a different time and place. There’s something so romantic about wearing a piece of jewelry that carries years of history and a unique story. With their old-world craftsmanship and hand-forged metal work, vintage pieces…

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June Birthstone: Pearl The Queen of Gems Known as the Queen of Gems, pearls have adorned royalty since the 5th century BC when Romans and Egyptians prized them as symbols of riches and power.  From Cleopatra to Jackie Kennedy and Princess Diana, pearls have been a staple in the royal wardrobe for centuries.  It’s no…

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Jewel of the month: Emerald Spring Fields of Green With its vibrant green hue, the emerald has captivated cultures around the globe for over 6,000 years. Its name was first translated from Sanskrit as marakata, meaning the green of growing things. Embodying the lush color of Spring, the emerald has long been associated with renewal…

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March 22, 2018 by Carats Fine Jewelry And Watches It was 5 years ago today that we opened our doors and our hearts to the Sarasota community.  During this time, we’re humbled to have grown from an upscale neighborhood jeweler to a premier purveyor of fine jewelry and Swiss timepieces serving Florida’s entire Gulf Coast.…

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Jewel of the month: Aquamarine The treasure of Mermaids A symbol of renewal and eternal youth, aquamarines are a fitting birthstone for those born in the month when Winter gives way to Spring. Fabled to be found in a mermaid’s undersea treasure trove, aquamarine is a long-revered gem of ancient lineage. It was the sailor’s…

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Add Sparkle To Her Valentine’s Day January is coming to an end which means that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Guys, we know that this can be an overwhelming holiday. Finding a gift that perfectly expresses your love is no easy task. That is if you try to do it all on your…

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2018 Jewelry Trends The New Year has arrived, which means a fresh start, time for reflection, and stunning new jewelry trends. Looking forward to 2018 we love what we are seeing across the industry. Specifically, there are three looks that have been catching our eye – vintage styles, bold pearls, and chain drops. What are…

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Happy Holidays To You And Yours December 13, 2017 by Carats Fine Jewelry And Watches After all of the shopping, prepping and entertaining the holidays have finally arrived. Now is the time to sit back, relax, and enjoy those things that matter the most. On behalf of the entire staff of Carats Fine Jewelry &…

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December 8, 2017 by Carats Fine Jewelry And Watches Guys, we know what holiday shopping can be stressful. Especially for the girl that seems to have everything! Luckily Carats Fine Jewelry & Watches is here to help you bring joy and sparkle to her holiday season. Whether she’s a practical woman, or the kind of…

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