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2019 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

All the best gifts to celebrate the mothers in your life are right here! Whether you come through the door with your credit card or your piggy bank, we are ready to help you find the PERFECT gift to celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day. From All of Us Choose one gift for mom from everyone that’s she’s sure to love. Every time she puts in on she’ll be reminded of those closest to her heart. Shinola Timepieces Show mom you…

2019 Colored Gemstone Jewelry Event

A VERY SPECIAL TWO-DAY SHOWCASE! Mark your calendars! Friday, April 26th and Saturday, April 27th our BLOOMINGTON LOCATION is hosting a very special collection of the highest quality colored gemstone jewelry we’ve EVER. SEEN. Here’s just a little of what’s gonna make this an event you don’t want to miss: ♦ One-of-a-kind designs ♦ Extremely high quality finished gemstones ♦ Metals used are 18k gold and platinum ONLY ♦ Sets matched perfectly by one expert gemologist ♦ All diamonds are…

The 2019 Le Vian Pop Up Shop

We are very excited to announce Bremer’s 2019  Le Vian® Pop Up Shop is taking place on Thursday, May 2nd at our Peoria Location!  For one day only over 1,000 pieces of One-Of-A-Kind and Limited Edition Le Vian® will fill our cases with sweet, decadent beauty. This mouthwatering event also brings you   That’s right, this year’s Pop Up Shop brings you BIG savings with $200 OFF your Le Vian purchase of $2,000 or more, $500 OFF your Le Vian purchase of…

April Birthstone – Diamond

Oh you lucky April babies – to have the King of all precious gems as your birthstone! Read on to learn more about a girl’s best friend: What Is A Diamond? The word diamond is from the ancient Greek ἀδάμας – adámas “unbreakable”. Diamond recipe: Preheat oven to 2,200 degrees Fahrenheit Add carbon dioxide Season with boron, hydrogen, or nitrogen to taste Squeeze under pressure of 725,000 pounds per square inch. Allow to cool before handling. Diamond forms under high…

7 Questions to Ask When Buying an Engagement Ring

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the deluge of diamond information available on the internet. To help you know what’s important, we’ve narrowed it all down to a manageable list of essential questions to ask when shopping for your diamond engagement ring. Whether you’re shopping at a brick and mortar jewelry store or online, the retailer should be able to give clear answers to each and every one of these questions. If they can’t, you might want to move on to the…

The Engagement Ring Event

WHO: YOU WHAT: THE ENGAGEMENT PARTY WHERE: BREMER JEWELRY WHEN: March 7 – 9, 2019 WHY: SEE OUR EIGHT AWESOME REASONS BELOW Attention all brides, brides-to-be (and their soon to be grooms), wannabe brides, and yes, even happily married couples… Bremer Jewelry is hosting a spectacular Engagement Ring Event that you don’t want to miss. Here’s what’s in it for you: FREE DIAMOND STUDS Or, as we like to say, buy one diamond and get two free (BODGTF)! We’re giving away FREE…

Collaborative Photo Shoot – Kaeb Farms Part 1

✅ Magical location ✅ Insanely talented people ✅ Perfect golden hour lighting ✅ Adorable REAL couples ✅ Cows We have never, ever had so much fun dodging cow pies. Thanks to the following talented people for bringing this incredible vision to life: Photography :: Elsie Jo Photography @elsiejo and Lauren Anderson Photography @lauren_anderson Gown & Tux :: Adore Bridal & Specialty @adorebridals Florals :: Floral Designs, LTD @floraldesigns_ltd Hair :: Kayla Boyd @_kayboyd Make-up :: Bekah Malaschak @bekahmalaschak Model Boho :: Becca Schafer @bec_schafer Jewelry…

March Birthstone – Aquamarine

This month we are celebrating March birthdays and exploring the wonderful world of aquamarine. Evoking feelings of warmer weather and seaside retreats, aquamarine is a color we can all embrace, regardless of our birth month! What is Aquamarine? Aquamarine is a sibling of emerald, morganite, golden beryl, and bixbite – all part of the beryl family, aka aluminum beryllium silicates. The different varieties of beryl are distinguished by their color, and they differ significantly in their transparency and clarity. Aquamarine…

The 5 Top-Selling Engagement Ring Styles of 2018

Do all those fashion and bridal blogs and magazines REALLY know what’s popular? Maybe on the coasts, but do they know what plays in Peoria and Central Illinois?  Well, the REAL diamond experts at Bremer Jewelry know. At least, we know what we SOLD ya’ll haha. If you got engaged in 2018, chances are you’re wearing a version of the following top-selling styles: #5 Woven The perfect way to symbolize two lives forever intertwined. Woven-style rings can come in the…

Our Top 5 Last Minute Valentine Gifts

Maybe you’re a natural-born procrastinator. Maybe you’re second-guessing your decision to boycott Valentine’s Day this year.  Maybe there’s somebody in your life who could really use a little extra love and sparkle right now. Whatever you’re reason for last-minute Valentine’s Day shopping, Bremer Jewelry has got you covered with beautiful, high quality gifts to fit any budget. Read on and discover our TOP FIVE last minute Valentine’s Day gifts: #1 Shinola for Him or Her A gorgeous, high quality timepiece…