Category Archives: Seasonal

Why Jewelry Makes the Best Present

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, you are probably wondering once again what to get your loved one for the lover’s holiday. You may have even already thought of purchasing jewelry, but passed the thought off as clichéd. But you need to think again. There are at least three great reasons why jewelry makes the best present. Read on! 1. Everyone – everyone – loves receiving jewelry. It’s that simple. Whether you’ve been together forever .

Welcome, New Year!

It’s nearly here! 2017 is fast coming to a close and 2018 quickly approaches, offering its hand of opportunity and adventure. The new year always brings reflection of the year gone by and anticipation of the year awaiting. Whether you’re an ardent New Year’s resolutions maker or you shun them entirely, we all look forward to positive changes and exciting possibilities. Where do you want to be this time next year? What adjustments do .

Back to School

Whether you are a summer buff or fall lover, there’s no doubt that, like it or not, school is soon to start. College students are relishing their last class-free days or perhaps finishing up a summer internship. Kids and parents are shopping for backpacks and school clothes and pencils and glue. Public, private, and homeschool teachers alike are straightening school rooms, reading over curriculum, and busily and happily organizing school supplies. Ah, yes, there’s .

From Sea to Shining Sea

“O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain, For purple mountain majesties Above the fruited plain! America! America! God shed His grace on thee And crown thy good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea!” America the Beautiful by Katharine Lee Bates When Katharine Lee Bates first penned these words in 1895 as a poem, she titled it “Pikes Peak”. For publication, it was renamed “America”. As we Americans celebrate our nation’s .

The Value of a Dad

It’s been said that “we all need someone who inspires us to do better than we know how.” That is the value of a dad. All men are dads to some extent – whether he’s a biological father or a step-dad, a mentor or a role model, every man is seen as “Dad” to someone somewhere. And that is the value of a dad. Billy Graham once said that “A good father is one .

The Prom: Jewelry for all Ages and Stages

Prom season has arrived again! Flowing dresses and done-up hair, long limos and nervous dates, corsages and boutonnieres, loud music and fun dances. Chaperons keep a watchful eye out and young hopefuls do, too. The excitement, the tension, and the fun in the atmosphere is palpable during this season. Of course, the dress is of utmost importance for a young lady attending the prom. It must fit well, it must move well, and it .

New Beginnings

In typical Colorado fashion, spring is here once again. Warm, sunny days are mixed in with chilly reminders that it’s still early in the season; spring break came, bringing happy, laughing children to the playgrounds, and left, bringing bright yellow buses back to the streets from their quiet parking lots – but just for a couple of more months; and sheets of rain washed away winter blues ushering the new life that bursts forth .

What’s Love Got to do With it?

The short, often cold month of February hosts numerous famous birthdays and interesting holidays such as Groundhog Day, President’s Day, and Mardi Gras. It’s also National Bird Feeding Month and National Dental Month and boasts the Super Bowl, America’s largest and most watched football game of the year. But American Heart Month is most famed for Valentine’s Day, the day on which love in all its various forms from sensual and romantic to brotherly .

Dusty Shutt Silver: For Those on Your Nice List!

My, how time flies doesn’t it!? How is it mid-December already? Pumpkin spice everything magically turned into peppermint everything and it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…even if Colorado’s weather does seem a bit bipolar this year. But it’s just over a week until Christmas and it’s not too late to check those lists twice. Who are you buying for this Christmas? A spouse? A treasured child? A teenager becoming an adult? And .

The Twelve Days of Christmas

The days leading to Christmas can run short and leave us breathless as we try to catch up to the gift-giving holiday. Or there are those organized and methodical people whose days are scheduled and orderly, sedate and planned, falling delightfully into place per expectation. For those of us in the former camp, breathlessly running behind, Dusty Shutt Silver Jewelry offers encouragement. The Twelve Days of Christmas actually start with Christmas Day, or the .