Art Nouveau Jewelry

Art Nouveau refers to a style of jewelry favoring a free flowing, elaborately curved style that was a radical departure from the Victorian era. The Art Nouveau period was popular from the 1890’s until 1910.Art Nouveau designers were influenced by nature and subsequently gave organic shape and life to jewelry. Jewelry often combined inexpensive gemstones […]

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aquamarine ring


Aquamarine is the birth stone for those born in the month of March as well as the designated gemstone for the 18th wedding anniversary. Aquamarine is the blue to greenish blue variety of the mineral beryl. Emeralds and Morganite are also members of the beryl family. The gemstone is often linked with water. One early […]

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Diamond – April’s Birthstone

April’s Birth Stone . . .DiamondTruly the King of all Gemstones, a diamond offers clarity, brilliance and breathtaking depth like no other gemstone. Diamonds are the most classic of all jewels. Their unmatched beauty and elegance make them ideal for marking life’s most important occasions, from the birth of a child to milestones like graduation […]

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directions to Laney's


Laney’s 5121 Center Street, Suite 103 Williamsburg, Virginia  23188 757 229-7333 Directions provided by Google  Maps  New Town Map We are on the same street as the Center Street Grill.  We are across the street from the new James City County Community building (Legacy Hall)in New Town! Parking is available behind the building.  The lot […]

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The amethyst is February’s birthstone and it is associated with many myths and legends. The story is told that Bacchus, the Greek god of wine, was insulted one day by a mortal. Enraged, he called forth vicious tigers to exact revenge on the next mortal who would cross his path. This unfortunate individual was the […]

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Recommended Sites

  I hope you will find these links of interest.  If you have a specific question please contact us! Gemological Institute of America American Gem Society Jewelers of America National Association of Jewelry Appraisers Jewelers Vigilance Committee Only Gold USA Gold Inspirations Diamond Promotion Service International Colored Gemstone Association Putting on the Glitz – What […]

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Welcome to Laney’s Diamonds & Jewelry

Laney’s is a full service jewelry store. We have been in business since 1980. We are members of the American Gem Society and the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers. interior view View of the inside of Laney’s Diamonds & Jewelry We are located in the New Town Community of Williamsburg. Our address is 5121 Center […]

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D McLean

Our Appraiser:

Our dedication to knowledge and expertise is second to none. Doug McLean, is a accomplished goldsmith with over with over 17 years experience, he is a Graduate Gemologist (Gemological Institute of America), Certified Gemologist Appraiser (American Gem Society) and a member of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers. Doug is the owner of Laney’s Diamonds […]

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