Outstanding Opals: October’s Beautiful Birthstone

Picture this: a long, long time ago, you’re in a desert country. The night covers everything you can see. There are many, many stars. Most hang in place, but one special star let loose its hold on heaven and goes streaking across the sky. When it hits the ground, an opal is formed. That legend speaks to the specialness of opals. While ancient people believe that the color-shifting gemstones had…

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Celebrating 7 Sensational Victories

Thank You for Choosing Us as the Best Jewelry Store of OC! Jack, Christine, and the rest of The Jewelry Box of Lake Forest Team would like to extend a warm, heart-felt thank you to everyone who voted us Best of OC – Jewelry Stores in the OC Register contest. This award is particularly meaningful to us because it’s given based on the real-world experiences and opinions of area residents….

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Are Sapphires the Sexiest Gemstone?

One of The Jewelry Box of Lake Forest’s best customers, who has chosen to remain nameless for this story, absolutely adores sapphires. She likes all kinds of colored gemstone jewelry, but when a stunning new sapphire design appears in our “Previously Enjoyed” Collection showcases, she gets very excited. She always says the same thing, “Oh, I like that. It’s very sexy.” Are sapphires the sexiest gemstone? If sexiness is like…

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Want to Attend the Remount Event but Don’t Have the Cash? Here’s How to Fix That Problem

On Tuesday, September 12th, The Jewelry Box of Lake Forest is hosting one of our super popular remount events. During this one day only session, you can have the jewelry you’re not wearing transformed into a piece you absolutely adore. If you’d like to have your diamonds or colored gemstones remounted but you need a little extra money to make it happen, we’ve got great news: we’re actively buying gold,…

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4th of July Message from Christine & Jack

Most retailers look forward to the December holiday season all year long. We love that season as well, but we also cherish the Fourth of July, perhaps more than most merchants. When we bought our struggling little business from its owner sixteen years ago, we became a small part of the community of Lake Forest. As the business grew and we expanded our staff and our space, we became more…

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Mother’s Day Jewelry – Gifts Ideas Under $300

Make Mom smile this Mother’s Day with a beautiful piece of jewelry.  From simple and classic to bold and bright our selection here at The Jewelry Box offers something special for every mom. Here are some great gifts, all Under $300. (Left to Right) 14K Yellow Gold Butterfly Pendant  Judith Ripka Sterling Silver Citrine Heart Charm Bracelet Amethyst Studs (Left to Right) Judith Ripka Sterling Silver Oval Ring Pave Blue…

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