Whether he prefers a classic timepiece or techy gadget, there’s no denying men love watches.   While it’s easy to compare a man’s love for watches to a woman’s love for handbags, we wanted to take the time to delve deeper into the reasons men love...

The royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will go down in history as one of the most beautiful ceremonies in the royal family.   At Monsoon Jewelers, we believe in the tradition of marriage and love to help loving couples experience the joy of matrimony....

Weddings are a special time in a bride and groom’s life. These days, brides are choosing a variety of themes to make that special day one they will never forget. Themes for weddings range from modern romantic to country rustic vintage to simple yet elaborate....

Experience the difference   If you have imagined the perfect engagement ring, earrings or pendant, you don’t have to settle for standard designs. At Monson Jewelers, we offer custom jewelry design services in Palatine, Illinois, so your jewelry will reflect your unique style and individual taste. Here’s...

Engagement rings come in different sizes and shapes. How do you know which one is the right shape for your bride to be? Here’s a guide to the symbolism of engagement ring shapes. Read on for guidance on selecting the perfect ring. General Symbolism In general, an...

When you find the perfect woman, you want to give her the perfect proposal! At Monson Jewelers, we meet anxious fiancés each day who are planning breathtaking proposals. We are here to help you find the best engagement rings for both of you and plan the perfect proposal....

Meaning, Significance and Symbolism Of The November Birthstone The topaz is known for its associated qualities of strength, tenacity, dedication and resilience. The this November birthstone is believed to balance emotions and thoughts for a harmonious lifestyle. The gemstone is used to enhance spirituality, promote wisdom...

Opal’s kaleidoscopic hues have delighted us for centuries! Loved for its spellbinding play-of-color, this October birthstone seems to be a bit magical and mysterious. Get ready to find out where it comes from – and how it forms! History of the beloved Opal Bedouins thought opal contained lightning...

If you're lucky enough to have a September birthstone, take a second to learn about their history! When hearing the word Sapphire many people immediately envision a stunning violet-blue gemstone because the word “Sapphire” is Greek for blue. For centuries, the Sapphire has been referred to...