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Cyber Monday Sale

Specific pieces from each designer are 25% off. Click on the What's Up tab on the website to view all pieces.
25% off is only good online and on only until midnight PST on November 26th. All sales final. Make sure to read descriptions carefully. Not all ring sizes can be changed. Not all pendants come with a chain.

Alex Sepkus Trunk Show
Join us November 29th, 30th, and December 1st for our annual Alex Sepkus trunk show! It's your one chance all year to see the entire collection in one place. Come see why Sepkus has been a Fox's favorite for over 30 years!

Sethi Couture Trunk Show
December 14th and 15th! Mix and match Sethi's stacking bands with your own rings to create a custom stack that's all you. With prices starting at $800, come in and treat yourself! We'll also have earrings, pendants, and more. 

Holiday Hours
Fox's Seattle is now open every day until Christmas! We will be closed December 30th, 31st, and January 1st. On January 2nd we will resume our normal Tuesday - Saturday schedule. 

The Holidays are Magical at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel!
Come for the jewelry at Fox's, stay for the life-sized gingerbread house in the lower lobby, hot chocolate at the Fourth Avenue cafe, roasted chestnuts every Friday, Holiday Tea in the Georgian Room, and the Teddy Bear Suite.

 

Fall at Fox's

SUWA Sapphire rings

September is Sapphire Month!
We were honored to receive a visit this month from Mr. Yasukazu Suwa, the third-generation owner of Suwa, a Japanese company known for the precise setting of every gemstone in their beautifully crafted jewelry designs. They use only the finest, most transparent diamonds and colored gems. If you love sapphires, Suwa’s sapphire and diamond rings are a must see.

 

 

Todd Reed engagement rings on finger

Todd Reed Trunk Show!
Our annual Todd Reed trunk show is right around the corner, on October 19th and 20th. The trunk show is the perfect time to see the entire Todd Reed collection, look for one-of-a-kind bridal rings, add to your existing ring stack, or find something completely new and different. It’s also a great time to bring in diamonds or gemstones you might want to use to make a custom piece!


Gem Water Pet Bowl in white

Gem Water Pet Bowls
If you’ve already experienced the benefits of Gem Water for yourself, now is the time to treat your pet! These gorgeous bowls contain a blend of gemstones selected just for pets: nephrite jade for vitality, brown agate for strength, clear quartz for awareness, peridot for balance and mangano calcite for positive social behavior. These bowls also make a great gift for the dog or cat lover in your life.

 

Arman Bangle bracelets black diamond white diamond emerald snake

New Jewelry and Watches
We are still receiving new jewelry from our summer order in Las Vegas! We have new 24k gold pieces from Gurhan, alternative bridal by Todd Reed, new stacking rings by Sethi Couture, Candy rings by Alex Sepkus, gorgeous cuffs by Arman Sarkisyan, and new watches by Nomos Glashutte. Many of these pieces are one-of-a-kinds!

 

 

Alex Sepkus 18K yellow gold rings martini setting purple blue

Sepkus Save the Date!
Our annual Alex Sepkus trunk show is set for November 29th, 30th, and December 1st. We always have this show the first weekend of December, making it perfectly timed for holiday gift giving. We’ve been carrying Alex Sepkus’s incredible jewelry for 30 years now, and are still thrilled when we get a chance to see the entire collection. This show is not to be missed!

 

Sale case is back 30-50% off

Sale Case
The sale case is better than ever! We are always updating it as new jewelry arrives. This sale is in-store only, so stop by or call us to see if your next treasure is here.

 

 

As always, we validate parking in the Olympic Parking Garage on the corner of 5th and Seneca. If you prefer to take Uber of Lyft, let us know after you arrive and we’ll email you a $15 credit toward your ride account. We also now accept Amazon Pay and PayPal on our website.

March's Birthstone: Aquamarine

March babies have an especially lovely birthstone - calming, soothing aquamarine. Aquamarine's name comes from the Latin for "water of the sea." Just like seawater, the color can range from pale blue, to greenish blue, to a deeper blue. The deeper the blue, the more valuable the aquamarine will be. Aquamarines are a member of the beryl family, which includes emeralds and morganites. They are naturally very clean gemstones, and it is rare to see inclusions. Aquamarines are found in Brazil, Sri Lanka, Africa, Colombia, and the United States.

Alex Sepkus aquamarine necklace and ring

There are many myths and legends about aquamarines. Roman legend has it that that the stone absorbs young love: “When blessed and worn, it joins in love, and does great things.” Aquamarine was also considered the most appropriate gift for a groom to give his bride for their marriage. Today, many brides love to wear aquamarine for their "something blue." The Greeks and the Romans knew the aquamarine as the sailor’s gem, ensuring safe passage across the seas. In Medieval times, the stone was thought to reawaken the love of married couples, and today is the traditional anniversary gift for a 19th wedding anniversary.

Alex Sepkus aquamarine ring

 At Fox's, we have two lovely aquamarine pieces right now, both one of a kinds from Todd Reed:

This stunning cuff features a 12.62 carat aquamarine set in a palladium and oxidized sterling silver bracelet with 0.52 carats of flush set diamonds.

This incredible waterfall necklace features 26 carats of aquamarine, 2.72 carats of diamonds, and Todd's signature finish work on 18k yellow gold.

Whether you have a March birthday, a wedding, and anniversary, or an upcoming sea voyage, come in to Fox's and let us help you pick out the perfect aquamarine piece!

February's Birthstone: Amethyst

February's birthstone is the regal purple amethyst. Amethysts are a member of the quartz family, The name comes from the ancient Greek a- ("not") and μέθυστος méthystos ("intoxicated"), a reference to the belief that the stone prevented drunkenness. Medieval European soldiers wore amulets made out of amethyst into battle, believing that it would keep them cool-headed, and Tibetans consider amethyst sacred to the Buddha and make prayer beads from it.

Amethyst "Cityscape" ring by Alex Sepkus

In the Old World, amethyst was considered one of the most precious gems until large deposits of it were found in Brazil. Amethyst can also be found in Siberia, Sri Lanka, Austria, Canada, and even the United States, where it is the official state gemstone of South Carolina.

At Fox's, we think the perfect February birthday gift is this gorgeous amethyst necklace by Ray Griffiths:

If you don't like purple but still want to be protected from intoxication, you can still wear amethysts. These gemstones can be heat treated to become citrine and prasiolite, which are yellow and green in color, respectively. You may also find very pale amethysts, which are called Rose de France. Whatever shade you prefer, we can find it for you at Fox's!

 

 

January's Birthstone: Gorgeous Garnet

Garnet, January’s birthstone, is one of the most diverse gemstones. It comes in an array of colors, although it’s most commonly known for its classic shade of red. Garnet varieties and species actually come in a rainbow of colors, including orange, yellow, and green. While rare, these gemstones can also come in blue and violet, and even color change! Here at Fox's we have hand picked some of the most rare and vivid species of garnet. Below are some amazing one of kind pieces featuring these special gemstones.

Alex Sepkus 18ky and mint green garnet ring, $7,500

Alex Sepkus 18ky and spessartite garnet ring, $11,600

Alex Sepkus 18ky and hessonite garnet ring, $10,380

Alex Sepkus 18k rose gold and tsavorite garnet necklace, $5,725

Arman Sarkisyan 22k gold and tsavorite garnet locket, $3,780

 

 

Fox's Holiday Gift Guide

Welcome to our first annual Fox's Holiday Gift Guide! We've compiled our most wonderful items in every price range. Don't forget, this weekend is the last full weekend of shopping before Christmas! In addition to our usual hours, Monday - Saturday from 10-6pm, we'll be open Sunday December 18th from 12-5pm. On Saturday December 24th, we will be closing early at 3pm. We wish you all a very happy holiday season!

Under $500:

Gurhan sterling silver bangle bracelet, $395

Mikimoto white Akoya pearl stud earrings, $420

$500 to $2500:

Nomos Glashutte Ludwig 33mm stainless steel wristwatch, $1,700

Kwiat diamond and 18k white gold "Sunburst" earrings, $2,050

 

$2500 to $5000:

Arman Sarkisyan opal, sterling silver, and 22k yellow gold locket, $2,950

Ray Griffiths labradorite and 18k yellow gold drop earrings, $4,895

$5000 to $15,000:

Todd Reed diamond, 18k yellow gold, and oxidized sterling silver cuff bracelet, $7,920

Alex Sepkus hessonite garnet "Little Windows" ring, $10,380

 

Dream gifts over $15,000:

Mikimoto baroque South Sea pearl pendant, $16,000

Alex Sepkus 18k yellow gold and diamond bracelet, $21,865

Gifts for Men:

Todd Reed sterling silver, palladium, and black diamond band, $3,410

Nomos Glashutte Metro Neomatik Nachtblau 35mm stainless steel wristwatch, $3,960

 

 

 

A Love Letter to Alex Sepkus

Dear Alex,

We can hardly believe it's been 26 years since we first laid eyes on you. It was love at first sight! We received a catalog of all the jewelry that would be at the first JCK jewelry trade show to be held in Las Vegas, and as soon as we saw your picture we knew we had to meet you.

We woke up early, full of excitement, and were the first in line to get to see you in person. And you were even more wonderful in person! Your gleaming 18k gold, lovingly hand finished under a microscope! Your whimsical hidden motifs! Your incredible one of a kind gemstones!

We took you home with us and have never looked back. With every passing year, you become more timeless, more unique, and more special. We love to be with you doing fun casual things just as much as we love our fancy nights out.

Just when I think I know everything there is to know about you, you surprise me with something new. On December 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, from 10am to 6pm, we are so excited to have our annual trunk show with you, where you can show off all your newest finery to all our clients. 

Here's to another 26 years!

Love,

Fox's Seattle

 

 

 

 

Vegas Day 1

Every year, a team from Fox's goes to Las Vegas in June (average high temperature: 100 degrees) to attend the Couture jewelry show. The best jewelry designers in the world all gather at the luxurious Wynn Hotel to show their newest collections. It's just like being a kid in a candy store, except all of the candy is jewelry!

If you've never been to the Wynn, it is a beautiful hotel and such a feast for the eyes before you even see any jewelry. They are known for their elaborate floral arrangements, and this year there was a hot air balloon made entirely of flowers in the lobby!

The show begins at 10am, and our first appointment is always with Alex Sepkus. We have been carrying Sepkus for 25 years, and his jewelry is so timeless and unique. There are always many one of a kind pieces, and the early bird gets the worm!

Zoey and Chai pore over stacks and stacks of rings, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets until they find the pieces that are just right for us. Each of these rings contains a one of a kind gemstone.

Zoey and Chai admire Alex Sepkus's famously detailed workmanship. Each piece is finished by hand under a microscope. If you look closely, you may see whimsical creatures, bicycle chains, or numbers hiding there!

The next stop is Todd Reed. We discovered Todd Reed at the Couture show 5 years ago and have been in love with him (and his jewelry) ever since. He has such a wonderful energy and is a pioneer in the use of raw diamonds in fine jewelry. Here is Zoey with Todd on the left and our Todd Reed rep, Jeff Hayzlett, on the right. If you look closely, Zoey is wearing her brand new necklace that she designed with Todd, featuring her children's birthstones. It was finished just in time to be hand carried by Jeff to the show!

It is always a treat to see the new designs that Todd has come up with. This year we saw some lovely raw diamond cabochons.

Getting to try on all of the jewelry is the most fun part of going to Couture. Zoey couldn't resist this stunning new Todd Reed bracelet design.

Here is a little pile of our favorites. Some of these beauties will be showing up at Fox's soon!

Our last official stop of the day is at Mikimoto. The founder, Kokichi Mikimoto, discovered how to grow cultured pearls in 1893. Since then, Mikimoto has been revered for having the finest pearls in the world. Kokichi Mikimoto once said, "My dream is to adorn the necks of all women around the world with pearls." Today, a strand of pearls is synonymous with classic elegance that never goes out of style.

In the Mikimoto suite, Zoey, Chai, and Joy admire cases of stunning South Sea pearls. This suite of golden baroque pearls and diamonds was a real showstopper!

Zoey and Chai inspect a pearl bracelet up close. Mikimoto is known for perfection, and each pearl is matched in color, size, shape, and quality. For more rare pearls, it can take 15 years to collect enough to make a perfectly matched necklace!

Perusing a tray of black pearls. See how many color variations are available, from silver to peacock!

With those three appointments, the day is officially over but can we tear ourselves away yet? No! One of the most fun parts of Couture is browsing. This is how we discover new designers, or maybe a special one-off piece for the store. Here Chai admires a piece that has caught his eye.

After a long day on our feet, Vegas nightlife has no allure and a bed has never looked so good. Stay tuned for the recap of day two!

 

My Favorite Things

Some of my favorite things in life are mint green. Mint chocolate chip ice cream cones, mint chocolate chip ice cream sandwiches, mint chocolate chip ice cream milkshakes, you get the idea. So when I saw this mint green tourmaline ring from Alex Sepkus I got a serious case of the heart eyes. Mint green tourmalines are found in Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, and are increasingly hard to find. If you believe in the healing power of crystals, mint green tourmalines are said to have an energy field that harmonizes with your personal energy, inducing within you a deep calmness, equanimity, and feeling of completeness.They might be onto something, because this ring definitely completes me - and admiring it keeps me calm while sitting in Seattle's horrible traffic!