Spring 2019 Newsletter

Spring 2019 Newsletter


Jennifer Dawes 18k rose gold morganite ring and rose quarts necklace

We are thrilled to introduce Jennifer Dawes to our Fox's designer family. She is passionate about creating jewelry using recycled gold and sustainably sourced gemstones, and makes it all in her hometown of Sonoma, California. We love her romantic, feminine jewelry in gemstones like pink morganite, dreamy moonstone, and glowing labradorite. See our entire collection of Jennifer Dawes here!

Sethi Couture 18k gold engagement ring and stacking wedding bands

Our next special event on May 10th and 11th is a BYOB (Bring Your Own Bands) Party with Sethi Couture. Bring in your rings, and we’ll mix, match, and add to create a stack that is uniquely you! These bands are beautifully made in 18k white, yellow, or rose gold, at a price point that is perfect for treating yourself. Bring your mom and make a day of it with Mother’s Day tea at the Georgian room or a mani-pedi at Penelope and the Beauty Bar.

Arman 22k and silver handmade lockets being held in a hand

Lockets by Arman Sarkisyan make the perfect gift for Mother’s Day on May 12th. Made in Los Angeles from luscious hand-engraved 22k gold, with accents of diamonds, oxidized sterling silver, and vivid gemstones like emerald and pink tourmaline, these modern heirlooms are a gift she’ll treasure forever.

Nomos watch on top of a baseball

Is there any graduation gift more classic than a watch? All of our timepieces by Nomos Glashutte are made in Germany and feature in-house movements with Bauhaus-inspired design. Nomos watches are all engraveable, which makes them the perfect gift to commemorate a big achievement for both men and women. Nomos watches start at $1500 and are an incredible addition to any watch enthusiast's collection.

Zoey at Todd Reed with jewelry in front of her

In February, Zoey and Justine had the opportunity to visit the Todd Reed studio in Boulder, Colorado. They spent two days with Todd, watching his team of artisans make jewelry completely by hand from start to finish, and choosing gorgeous brand new jewels to bring home. Don't miss seeing all of our one-of-a-kind pieces by Todd Reed. And if you ever find yourself in Colorado, let us know - we would be happy to arrange a tour of the studio for you!

Jerri is currently in Tokyo, Japan for the Mariners season opening games, and on her first day there she had the opportunity to visit Suwa! Jerri has a gorgeous Suwa diamond band that she wears every single day, so she was thrilled to have the opportunity to visit the Suwa headquarters and meet with Mr. Suwa himself, who will be curating a gem and mineral exhibit at the Smithsonian in 2021. If you love classic, timeless jewelry, we'd love to show your our selection.

As always, we validate parking at the Olympic Parking Garage on the corner of 5th and Seneca. If you prefer to take Uber or Lyft, let us know after you arrive and we’ll email you a $10 credit toward your ride account.

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The Buzz on the Fairmont

Did you know that there is an exclusive hotel on the rooftop of the Fairmont Olympic Hotel, with over half a million inhabitants? Welcome to Executive Chef Gavin Stephenson's apiary!

bee hive and garden on roof top of Olympic Hotel

Stephenson grew up in a family that made its own bread and jam, grew their own vegetables, and was in many ways very self-sustaining. So when he learned that colony collapse was threatening the world honeybee population, which is responsible for pollinating 80% of the food we eat, he sprang into action.

beekeeper, in full outfit, from Fairmont Olympic holding honey comb with bees all over.

He proposed building beehives on the rooftop of the Fairmont Olympic Hotel, an idea that the Fairmont enthusiastically embraced (and went on to implement in other Fairmont hotels). Working with Corky Luster of the Ballard Bee Company, Stephenson set up 5 beehives in 2011.

2 beekeepers examining hive boxes.

Initially, the plan was only to save the bees and contribute to the environment. But after a steep learning curve, the beehives began to thrive and produce honey. The rooftop of the hotel now holds 10 hives, each one painted by a different department of the hotel. The bees travel many miles a day, and the taste of the honey in each hive is always a surprise.

beekeepers on the roof of the Fairmont

Visiting the rooftop of the hotel is by invitation of the chef only, but if you'd like to get a taste of this special treat, Olympic Honey Hard Cider is produced by Seattle Cider Co. using honey from the rooftop bees. You can find it at Shuckers and at the Terrace Bar, both in the Fairmont Olympic Hotel.

bottle of Olympic Honey Hard Cider

There is also an exclusive ale called Honeymoon Suite, brewed by Pike Brewing Company using the rooftop honey. It is available on tap at Shuckers, and in bottles at the Terrace Bar.

Pike Place Olympic Light Honey Ale Beer Made from honey on the roof top

The Terrace Bar also has a lovely Rooftop Honey Lemon Drop. The next time you come to Fox's, why not treat yourself to some jewelry and then celebrate with one of these delicious drinks? The bees will thank you.

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