Journal

LOVE STORY: Claire & Delaney

LOVE STORY: Claire & Delaney

This nature loving couple from Davis share how they met and how they got engaged. YES during a global pandemic y’all! Their beautiful, romantic and symbolic love story is everything I needed right now.

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7 Engagement Ring Myths: How To Shop for An Alternative Engagement Ring

7 Engagement Ring Myths: How To Shop for An Alternative Engagement Ring

Sometimes we have to break from tradition and do our own thing. Especially for engagement rings! In this video I take you through the top myths I have heard over the years and why you should ignore them and follow your heart when choosing your engagement ring or wedding band.
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Virtual Jewelry Trunk Show with Valley Rose X Tamarind

Virtual Jewelry Trunk Show with Valley Rose X Tamarind

Here is a replay of the instagram LIVE virtual trunk show. Gen from Tamarind and I talk through all our favorite pieces in my collection including the exclusive pieces that are only available at www.shoptamarind.com. And also a little sneak peek of whats coming for Fall 2020.
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Illuminating Motherhood: Larissa Krutewicz

Illuminating Motherhood: Larissa Krutewicz

Larissa is a momma of 2 littles and runs Living In Color: a blog dedicated to all things slow fashion, slow living and hands on parenting. I got to connect with her and ask her some questions about what it is like for her household during this crazy season.  
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Illuminating Motherhood: Brandi Sellers-Jackson

Illuminating Motherhood: Brandi Sellers-Jackson

I have been admiring Brandi from afar for a while now. Brandi is a doula, a mom, and a social media (mom)ager as she likes to call it. Brandi has also been shedding light on women's issues like the terrible isolation that comes with a miscarriage and the lack of prenatal and postpartum support in the black community. Brandi's motherhood journey has been so inspiring to me and so when she agreed to sit down and do an interview with me in ho...

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Last Minute & Eco-Friendly Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Last Minute & Eco-Friendly Mother's Day Gift Ideas

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Top 10 Ethical Mother's Day Gifts

Top 10 Ethical Mother's Day Gifts

This Mother’s Day will go down in history! Mom's have taken on so much these last couple weeks. This Mother’s Day all Mommas need some extra appreciation and love for holding it all down during this pandemic. We have rounded up our top 10 gifts for mom to make her feel like the goddess she is!
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Fairmined Gold vs. Recycled Gold: Which is More Ethical & Sustainable?

Fairmined Gold vs. Recycled Gold: Which is More Ethical & Sustainable?

They may both be marketed as ethical and eco-friendly but only one of these types of gold actually is making a major difference in the lives of miners and the environment. Join me as I discuss the pros and cons of each type of ethical and sustainable gold and why you should chose one over the other.
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10 Unexpected Sustainable Living Tips for Earth Day Every Day

10 Unexpected Sustainable Living Tips for Earth Day Every Day

In this post I share my 10 easy ways to cut down on waste, save money and help save the planet.

 

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3 Engagement Ring Trends to Avoid: The Metals & Gemstones You Shouldn't Buy

3 Engagement Ring Trends to Avoid: The Metals & Gemstones You Shouldn't Buy

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How to Shop for An Engagement Ring Online: Top FAQ's Answered

How to Shop for An Engagement Ring Online: Top FAQ's Answered

In this video today I answer all your burning questions when it comes to shopping for and getting your ethical engagement ring.
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Ethical Engagement Ring Guide: The 5 Things You Need to Know

Ethical Engagement Ring Guide: The 5 Things You Need to Know

Given all these current issues it can be very confusing (and stressful) to sort through and shop for a responsibly & ethically sourced engagement ring or wedding band. There is a lot of terminology out there but I’m here to let you know which materials to look for that will actually make a difference in ensuring your forever symbol of love is truly “conflict-free” “ethical” and “eco-friendly”.

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Aries Season Jewelry: Beautiful Accessories for Your Zodiac Sign

Aries Season Jewelry: Beautiful Accessories for Your Zodiac Sign

Aries are known as one of the stronger signs of the zodiac.  They are brave, courageous, even fearless in the face of danger.  You can always count on an Aries to bring passion and fire to the table.
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Top 10 Ethical Engagement Rings: The Best Conflict-Free Wedding Rings

Top 10 Ethical Engagement Rings: The Best Conflict-Free Wedding Rings

The Most Ethical and Responsibly Sourced Engagement Rings for Conscientious Couples

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Witchy Inspired Jewelry Pieces Fit For A Gothic Queen

Witchy Inspired Jewelry Pieces Fit For A Gothic Queen

We Are All About the Ancient Mystical Themes In Jewelry This Fall Season
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The Ultimate Guide To Fairmined Gold Jewelry

The Ultimate Guide To Fairmined Gold Jewelry

Whether it is labeled as “ethical jewelry,” “responsible jewelry,” “sustainable jewelry,” “conflict-free jewelry,” or with any other manner of industry buzzwords, the only way to guarantee that your ethical engagement ring is truly ethical is to buy Fairmined jewelry from a Fairmined jeweler.

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Celestial Equinox Inspired Jewelry

Celestial Equinox Inspired Jewelry

The fall equinox marks the beginning of an astronomical season. The nights are now getting longer and the summer heat is winding down. It’s harvest time in Sonoma County and all the vineyards are picking the last grapes to be pressed, fermented and bottled.
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September's Birthstone: Sparkling Sapphires

September's Birthstone: Sparkling Sapphires

We are celebrating September's birthstone with new vibrant watercolor Montana Sapphires designs. These bi-color stones showcase nature’s creativity with tie dye like swirls of blues and teals.
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Get Some Vitamin Sea with Conflict-Free Montana Sapphires

Get Some Vitamin Sea with Conflict-Free Montana Sapphires

These oceanic hued Montana Sapphires are ethically mined in the USA and cast in 14K fairmined gold. 
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Ethical Engagement Rings

Ethical Engagement Rings

Introducing my new line of celestial inspired ethical engagement rings. Cosmic silhouettes  symbolize our magical beginnings. Sparkling white sapphires and dazzling conflict-free diamonds are arranged in constellations and cast in sustainable gold.
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Aphrodite Collection

Aphrodite Collection

Fall in love with these unique romantic rings and earrings that make the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetheart. Red and pink raw rubies are suspended in heart shaped lace like silhouettes and cast with ethically sourced 14K gold. Exclusively at Valley Rose Studio.
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Bouquet Market

Bouquet Market

My first show with Bouquet Market! Thank you everyone that came out to support me. It was so fun meeting everyone. Thank you also to Bouquet Market for putting on a beautiful show and supporting local artists. Can't wait for next year!
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How to Shop for Ethical Fine Jewelry: The Ultimate Guide

How to Shop for Ethical Fine Jewelry: The Ultimate Guide

I gathered my expert knowledge and broke it down for you with this helpful how-to guide so you can now make sure you are making the right choice to get the most out of your new piece of fine jewelry.
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Valley Rose Babe: Beth McCall

Valley Rose Babe: Beth McCall

I had fun catching up with my baby sister and my muse Elisabeth. My sister is a rare soul: she is brilliantly positive, sees the best in everyone and is gorgeous inside and out.
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Spring 2018 Inspiration: Optimism in Nature

Spring 2018 Inspiration: Optimism in Nature

As we transition into fall it is a fun creative challenge to daydream and look forward what is to come for Spring 2018. With so much heart ache going on in the world and in my local community of Santa Rosa.
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Sizing & Care

Ring Sizing Guide

Print and download this chart to find your ring size. Make sure you use exactly 8.5"x11" letter paper. You can use a string or a piece of paper and wrap around your finger or nuckle to measure the circumference and match to your size.

Brilliant Earth Ring Sizing Guide ↠

 

Necklace Sizing Guide

Follow this chart to see where the necklace will fall. All necklace sizes are described on the product pages. We suggest getting a piece of string and measuring necklace on your neck to ensure best fit. 

 

Special Care Instructions

To keep your jewels looking their best please keep these tips in mind to extend the life of your pieces.