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Celebrating Bridal Month at Argo & Lehne Jewelers: A Spotlight on Stephanie West Photography

As the calendar turns to June, we at Argo & Lehne Jewelers are thrilled to announce the kick-off of Bridal Month, featuring an exquisite art exhibit celebrating love and commitment through the lens of one of Columbus’ most talented wedding photographers, Stephanie West.

About the Photographer

Stephanie West is not just a photographer; she is an artist who has dedicated her career to capturing the essence of love in all its forms. From engagement photos and elopements to grand weddings, Stephanie’s portfolio is a testament to her versatility and passion. Beyond weddings, she also excels in boudoir, senior, and family sessions, showcasing her ability to capture a wide array of life’s most precious moments.

Stephanie’s journey with Argo & Lehne Jewelers began six years ago when our President, Michelle, sought out Stephanie for her own engagement photos. Since then, Michelle has been an ardent admirer of Stephanie’s work, witnessing her career evolve and flourish. Known for her inclusive approach, Stephanie warmly embraces the LGBTQ community and people of all religions, making her a beloved figure in the Columbus area.

Stephanie West Photography


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Natural & Lab-Grown Diamonds – The Sparkling Debate: FAQ’s

Embracing Innovation and Tradition


Photo: Adobe Stock

The advent of lab-grown diamonds has sparked a fascinating dialogue, prompting questions about their cultural, economic, functional, and aesthetic implications. To shed light on this sparkling inquiry, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) that delve into the nuances of both natural and lab-grown diamonds. Whether you’re a gemstone enthusiast, a jewelry connoisseur, or simply curious about this captivating topic, these FAQs will provide you with authoritative insights and enlightening perspectives.


A Mesmerizing Encounter

Years ago, we had the privilege of witnessing a remarkable demonstration at a jewelry show, where a man skillfully heated a diamond until it vaporized in a sudden flash before our eyes. This awe-inspiring spectacle prompted us to invite him to share his demonstration & story at an Argo & Lehne staff meeting where he was a big success. Little did we know that this encounter would foreshadow groundbreaking advancements in diamond synthesis, a process that would reverse the very phenomenon we had witnessed. Today, lab-grown diamonds have emerged as a viable and economically accessible alternative, vying for a place alongside the natural diamonds we’ve cherished for generations.



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Inside Argo’s: Welcome Andy!

Who is Andy? How would you describe yourself in one sentence?

Honest, hard-working, creative, always exploring and learning, while not forgetting to laugh along the way.

Your position:

Sales Associate.

Why Argo’s?

With my background in education, hospitality and retail, I am excited to blend together these skills while working for a family owned business with a solid team and a reputation for excellence.


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The Enduring Charm of Lockets



In the realm of timeless jewelry pieces, lockets stand as an emblem of sentimental elegance and cherished memories. Argo and Lehne Jewelers proudly presents a journey through the captivating history of lockets, exploring their enduring allure as a heartfelt gift for various occasions.






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Honoring Motherhood: Timeless Jewelry Gifts for Mother’s Day 2024

At Argo & Lehne Jewelers, we celebrate the joy of motherhood every day, but Mother’s Day holds a special place in our hearts. Each year, we have the privilege of helping our customers find the perfect gifts for the incredible mothers in their lives. Whether it’s for grandmothers, mothers, new mothers, daughters, or anyone in between, we understand that the most cherished gifts are those infused with thoughtfulness and sentiment. Here are some of our favorite Mother’s Day jewelry gifts for 2024: (more…)

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Exploring Symbolism in Religious Jewelry: A Testament of Faith


Throughout history, religious symbols have transcended mere ornamentation, serving as profound expressions of faith and belief. In the realm of jewelry, these symbols continue to hold sway, carrying with them centuries of spiritual significance and cultural resonance.

Let’s embark on a journey through the rich tapestry of religious symbolism, delving deeper into the meanings behind some of the most cherished emblems.





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Jewelry Buying Event – April 16-17, 2024

For those unused valuables cluttering your life, we offer a no obligation evaluation.

Join us Tuesday and Wednesday – April 16-17

We are hosting an expert buying event from a famous tv appraisal show for this exclusive 2 Day Buying Event .

Receive a 20% bonus if traded for store credit.

To schedule an appointment contact Michelle 614-457-6261 or email michelle@argolehne.com



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Mother’s Day Diaper Drive & Free Portrait

Be a Part of the World’s Largest Diaper Drive!

Argo & Lehne and the UA Public Library – Tremont Road branch have partnered with Bottom’s Up Diaper Bank. From April 1 – May 4 you are able to donate diapers at Argo & Lehne or the Tremont Road Branch Library to receive a complimentary portrait to gift mom for Mother’s Day. The photoshoots need to be scheduled in advance and are on Saturday, April 27 and May 4 from 11-3pm at Argo & Lehne. Select your favorite Argo & Lehne jewels to wear for the shoot with the assistance of the Argo & Lehne team. If you choose to add on to your gift, Argo & Lehne has both picture frames and lockets available for purchase as well as engraving options. They will happily size and insert the photo in your gift as well as elegantly wrap it in their signature wrap.


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Unlocking the Mystique of March Birthstone Aquamarine: A Deep Dive into the Gem of Oceanic Hues



“It’s fascinating – I really do feel the same when looking at an aquamarine as I do when gazing out at the ocean.” Robert Argo, gemologist.

Since ancient times, aquamarine has captivated humanity with its serene blue hue reminiscent of the tranquil ocean. Once believed to be a treasure of the sea, gifted by mermaids and cherished by sailors as symbols of protection and good luck. Today, aquamarine figures prominently in some of the our most beautiful jewelry. Here at Argo & Lehne, it is one of our all-time favorites.



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Art Deco Vintage Jewelry

Art Deco, emblematic of the glamour and sophistication of the Roaring Twenties and the Jazz Age, left an indelible imprint across various artistic domains. Emerging prominently from the 1925 International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts in Paris, France, Art Deco became the defining aesthetic of its time. Among its most enchanting expressions is Art Deco jewelry, a fascination that still endures.

As Argo & Lehne Jewelers traces its roots to this era of innovation and daring creativity, we embrace the vintage charm of Art Deco more passionately than any other. Here, we embark on a journey to rediscover the elegance and allure of Art Deco jewelry, delving into its distinctive characteristics, iconic pieces, and enduring influence.


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