Monthly Archives: March 2014

Something Blue…

With our Bridal Party coming up on April 19th, it is important to remember your SOMETHING BLUE from the old English rhyme “Something Olde, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, A Sixpence in your Shoe.” Each of these items is meant to bring the bride good luck on her big day, and one of our designers has the perfect blue pieces for your “something blue”. Talk about luck! Since we want to give your beautiful engagement ring the spotlight, we decided not to focus on rings and instead, focus on earrings. Check out our favorite David Yurman blue topaz earrings below:

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Color Classics Drop Earrings with Blue Topaz

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Sculpted Cable Chandelier Earrings with Blue Topaz

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Chatelaine Double Drop Earrings with Black Orchid and Blue Topaz

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Cushion on Point Earrings with Blue Topaz

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Cable Wrap Double-Drop Earrings with Blue Topaz and Diamonds

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Cable Wrap Drop Earrings with Blue Topaz and Diamonds

Find this jewelry and more at G. Thrapp Jewelers! Join us for our David Yurman Trunk Show Thursday May 1st – 3rd  from 10 am to 7pm to find items like these earrings and much more David Yurman jewelry. If you like something you see featured in this blog, call Lauren at 317-255-5555.

What’s Hot Now…

 

From now until our bridal party on April 19th, we are kicking engagement posts into high gear. We are obsessed with everything that is diamond and sparkly, and of course, trendy! G. Thrapp has a variety of colored diamonds, double halo settings, mixed metals, floral detailed, twisted bands and East-West setting engagement rings, all of which were named as The Knot’s “2014 Engagement Ring Trends”. We’ve compiled pictures of rings at G. Thrapp Jewelers that match the trends predicted by The Knot. Which trend do you like the best?

Colorful Diamonds are great for a woman that is really looking to make a unique statement with her engagement ring. G. Thrapp has sold several yellow diamonds and a few pink and blue.

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Double Halo engagement settings are popular because they add a significant amount of sparkle and they make the diamond look even larger.

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Mixed-Metals are really trendy in the jewelry industry so it is no surprise that people are starting to purchase mixed-metal engagement rings. These Beverley K Collection bands come together to make a flawless stacked look. We love these rings because by combining two metals (namely gold and silver) you never have to worry about your ring matching your other jewelry!

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Twisted Bands are a nice way to add a touch of whimsical femininity to an engagement ring, and the soft lines are a great added detail.

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Floral Detailed engagement rings are perfect for the woman that wants to throw the traditional setting to the wind. They are very romantic and typically add a touch of femininity to a vintage style ring. As you can see, they are also VERY unique.

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East-West Settings actually make the diamond appear larger – this is becoming popular for marquise, ovals and emeralds cut diamonds. G. Thrapp Jewelers has custom designed several east-west rings, including the ring pictured below.

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For more engagement ring images, please visit our website www.gthrapp.com. If you’re interested in purchasing an engagement ring in the next few months, please go to www.gthrapp.com/bridal to find more information about our bridal party where we will be giving away a free one carat diamond and more!

It’s for FREE?!

 

It’s here – the moment you’ve all been waiting for, the G. Thrapp Billboard couple is finally engaged!! Since they’ve become such an asset to the G. Thrapp family we decided to throw them a proper engagement party complete with deals and FREE giveaways! To sweeten the deal even more, we invited all of our favorite Indianapolis Wedding vendors! At the bridal party on April 19th,  G. Thrapp is giving away a one carat diamond, a wedding band set and $3,000 toward a custom redesign. In addition to the G. Thrapp giveaways, each of our exclusive wedding vendors have decided to offer their own giveaways! Read more about our vendor’s discounts and raffle prizes below:

 

Bella Bridesmaids

  • Discount: 10% off your Bridal Party order
  • Raffle: $200 to Bella Bridesmaids Indy

M.H. Pomanders

  • Raffle: Satin Sash with Swarovski Crystals

Erin Young Designs 

  • Raffle: Bridal Sash

KM King Smith Events

  • $50 off a one day wedding planning session if you schedule an appointment during the party

Classic Cakes

  • Discount: 10% off your Wedding Cake if you schedule an appointment during the bridal party
  • Raffle: Free Groom’s Cake

Sweet & Savory Catering

  • Discount: Receive a $100 gift certificate if you schedule an appointment during the bridal party
  • Raffle: $100 gift certificate to Sweet & Savory

Do-Tique

  • Discount: 10% off services
  • Raffle: Free month of services

Evan Todd Spa & Salon

  • Free: Chokra Oils
  • Discount: $100 gift certificate is you schedule an appointment during the bridal party
  • Raffle: $150 gift certificate for spa or salon services

Conrad Indianapolis 

  • Raffle: 1 night stay at the Conrad

The Empty Vase:

  • Discount: 10% off your order if you schedule an appointment during the bridal party
  • Raffle: All of the flower arrangements at the bridal party

Allier Beauty 

  • Discounts: 10% off if you schedule an appointment during the bridal party
  • Raffle: 20% off services for an entire wedding party & eyeshadow pallet and lipgloss

Creative Video & Multimedia

  • Discount: book the day of and receive 20% off the entire project
  • Raffle: Free engagement video (interview with bride and groom + footage set to music)

505 Photo Studio

  • Discount: 10% off if you schedule an appointment for either video or photo services & 20% off if you schedule an appointment for both video and photo services

Halcyon Days

  • One set of Pale Pink/Gold Salamander and Plain Hinged bangles
  • One set of Cream/Gold Salamander and Plain Hinged bangles
  • Coral/Gold cufflinks
  • Royal Blue/Palladium cufflinks

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  • Beer Tasting offered at Bridal Party
  • Raffle prize will also be offered.

 

For additional information about the bridal party, please visit our website at www.gthrapp.com/bridal.

 

We LOVE These Jewelry Storage Ideas!

 

Sure, jewelry boxes are okay, but how about something that can brighten up your room or make for more unique jewelry storage. We went next door to Be the Boutique, and gathered any type of stand, bowl or tray we could find. We had so much fun experimenting with these brightly colored pieces. We made sure to list what we used in the making of the jewelry storage display as well as the designer jewelry photographed underneath each image. As you can see, things like mirrors, cake platters, coffee cups, measuring cups and even candle holders can make for surprisingly great jewelry holders! (This could also be a wonderful gift idea!)

Of course, after you visit Be the Boutique at 56th & Illinois for your jewelry storage purchase, be sure to stop G. Thrapp Jewelers and buy some jewelry to fill that storage!

 

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What we used: Mirror, Measuring Cups painted with colorful flowers

Jewelry pictured: bebe&tay bracelets, Michele watch, Konstantino rings, and an Estate bracelet

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What we used: Cake/ Dessert Platters of various sizes (three tiers look great as well!)

Jewelry pictured: bebe&tay bracelets, Michele watch, Konstantino rings, and an Estate bracelet

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What we used: Hot pink cake/dessert stand

Jewelry pictured: John Apel cuff, bebe&tay bracelets, and Konstantino rings

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What we used: Small blue mirror

Jewelry pictured: Michele watch, Estate bracelet, Estate pin, and Konstantino ring

 

 

Radiant Orchid by Doves

 

“Radiant Orchid reaches across the color wheel to intrigue the eye and spark the imagination,” Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute said, and it “inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health. It is a captivating purple, one that draws you in with its beguiling charm.” It is no surprise that Doron Paloma, Designer of Dove’s decided to incorporate it into his latest collection.

Dove’s Jewelry collections feature a range of distinct styles from classically elegant to fashion forward. Every piece is designed with detail and carefully handcrafted by Dove’s artisans, using only 18 karat gold and the highest quality diamonds. The result is exceptional beauty with a modern sensibility, creating jewelry that is timeless, stylish and wearable. Channel warm weather and Spring through your jewelry by adding a pop of purple to your wardrobe.

Find more radiant orchid inspiration on G. Thrapp Jewelers’ Pinterest board: http://www.pinterest.com/gthrapp/pantone-2014-radiant-orchid/

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