About Jessica Tholmer

Jessica Tholmer is the Social Media and Content Specialist for Ben Bridge Jeweler.

Posts by Jessica Tholmer

Inspired by Travel

I am a citizen of the world. Don’t get me wrong, I am basically obsessed with where I live, but I love to travel and to explore. Every person and place has its own story to tell. The spirit of each place unfolding before me as I travel. I am very much a Pacific Northwest […]

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Interview With a Watch Expert: Jeff Grieff

Jeff Grieff, our watch repair manager, was happy to share his thoughts on his profession, the watch industry, and what makes us masters in the field. Have you always been interested in watch repair?  I discovered watch repair when I started working for Ben Bridge Jeweler in 1980 and was given the job of the […]

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Dedication to the Craft: Making a Watch

Dedication to the Craft: Making a Watch For more than 100 years, Ben Bridge Jeweler has been acclaimed for our attention to what matters most to our respected clientele: flawless customer care. So when it comes to watches, only the best watchmakers in the field will fit the bill, ensuring timely and professional service for […]

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Becca’s Black Diamond

My boyfriend and I used to work on the same block. Every Wednesday he would wait outside my office to walk me home. One day a black diamond ring caught my eye from a store window. I raved about it every following Wednesday on our way home, but never walked into the store. Fast forward […]

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Katie’s Turquoise Ring

My step-sister and I became family when we were already in college. Besides the holidays and occasional family gatherings, we really didn’t have the chance to get to know each other. It felt strange having a family member that felt so distant, but that was just the reality of attending colleges on two different coasts. […]

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Sarah’s Morganite Ring

Until recently, my job was always a means to an end. It paid the rent, put food on the table, but was never where my passion truly lay. My true love has always been art, yet owning an art studio always seemed like a pipe dream. So art stayed just a hobby for years, until […]

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Lisa’s Diamond Wedding Set

My husband asked me to marry him when we were on vacation in Scotland. We were so excited we decided to elope before returning to home. We didn’t have wedding bands so we ended up getting him a simple gold band at a small shop outside Edinburgh, and I just got married without one. Years […]

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Hayley’s Gold Bracelet

I am the youngest child in a big family so when I graduated from college, it was an exciting moment for my parents. Everyone had officially grown up! My entire family flew out to attend my graduation and my parents gave me this beaded gold bracelet as a graduation gift. Every time I wear it […]

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Caroline’s Pearl Earrings

These pearl earrings have become a right of passage in my family. My grandmother gave them to my mother in her teens; my mother handed them down to me on my 16th birthday; I plan to hand them down to my daughter when she turns 16. They have always made me feel grounded and more […]

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Erin’s Engagement Ring

My husband and I met in college when he was a senior and I was a freshman. We had a few mutual friends but didn’t end up hitting it off until 8 years later when we finally reconnected. When he asked me to marry him I couldn’t have been more surprised. I didn’t think he […]

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When and How to Wear Alexandrite

It is hard enough to decide what to wear on a daily basis – adding jewelry to the equation only increases that indecision. We all have the days when we are set on wearing our favorite pair of jeans but can’t find the jewelry to match – or vice versa. Some mornings, your pearls are […]

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More Perfect Over Time: The Ben Bridge Difference

At Ben Bridge, we believe jewelry is more than just an adornment. To us, it is a means of expression. Love, personality, history — fine jewelry embodies them all. And its meaning only grows with time. Our customers aren’t price shoppers looking for the cheapest deal. Instead, they’re looking for jewelry of exceptional quality and […]

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The Fifth Step to Forever: What is a Wedding Band?

What is a Wedding Band? Now that you are happily engaged, the perfect ring properly placed on her beautiful finger, wedding planning has finally begun. One important step toward planning your wedding – and your future together – is finding the right wedding band. Similar to shopping for an engagement ring, you will likely want […]

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Because They Deserve It: Beautiful Gifts For Your Bridal Party

Your girlfriends. They remember the exact text message or phone call they received when you first met the person you would spend the rest of your life with. They remember the particular moment it clicked for them — this is the one for her. They remember weighing in on the ring style; helping him decide which […]

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Greenery, Sunshine, and Gorgeous Spring Fashion at Ben Bridge Jeweler

“A refreshing and revitalizing shade, Greenery is symbolic of new beginnings.” – PANTONE When Greenery is the color of the year, you can expect great things in the fashion world. Greenery, as PANTONE describes, “evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore, and renew.” Revive, restore, renew. For those who love jewelry […]

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Your Engagement Style: Vintage and Personal

For many of us, a marriage proposal is one of the most memorable days — moments, even — of our entire lives. Your engagement ring should match that feeling — that feeling of knowing your whole world will change in the best way possible. There are plenty of engagement ring styles, and though all are […]

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