Jewellery Why Aren’t Millennials Buying Diamonds?

Why Aren’t Millennials Buying Diamonds?

Diamonds have been referred to as a girl’s best friend. The gem has maintained the title from 1949 when Gentlemen Prefer Blondes first aired on Broadway to today’s click-bait articles. However, the strongest material on Earth is quickly losing its title. Fewer millennials are buying diamonds compared to any other generation. Interestingly enough, millennials have …

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Lifestyle Cat vs. Dog People

Cat vs. Dog People

The age old comparison of cat vs. dog people has been around longer than anyone can really remember. Everyone’s been asked that question and thought of it as some old linguistic thing people do. However, according to research, the furry friend you prefer says a lot about your personality. Movie genre preferences, favourite past times, …

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Jewellery Birthstones and their Meanings

Birthstones and their Meanings

Associating different symbols with personality traits isn’t anything new: horoscopes, colours, and the age-old cat vs. dog debate are all examples of this. The same goes for birthstones. While they’re a lot of fun to read about, they should be taken with a grain of salt. Think of it like you would the broken telephone …

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Jewellery What is a Karat?

What is a Karat?

You say carat, I say… karat? They’re spelt differently, pronounced the same, and refer to the value of gold and diamonds. Karats and carats can be confusing to understand what people are talking about, especially if you’re unfamiliar with industry jargon. Of course, you know the conversation isn’t really about orange vegtables fed to rabbits and …

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Lifestyle Food for Thought: Places to Eat in Toronto

Food for Thought: Places to Eat in Toronto

There are so many options when it comes to eating in the city. Toronto has so many choices to offer when it comes to food: Indian, Chinese, Ukranian, vegan – it’s hard to know where to begin. If you’re interested in trying something new, or just want a place to enjoy your meal (after sharing …

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Jewellery 14 Jewellery Trends We Love

14 Jewellery Trends We Love

Trends come and go at the blink of an eye. Luckily, we‘ll keep you looking on point with our list of our favourite ones (that will hopefully last a little longer than others –cough– fidget spinner earrings -cough-). From food jewellery to stacked rings, we have you covered – and maybe you‘ll find a trend …

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Jewellery What You Should Know About Sterling Silver

What You Should Know About Sterling Silver

You’ve might not but a lot of thought into it, but here’s a lot more to sterling silver that meets the eye. There’s the process of making it, the materials used in “pure” silver, and even the stamps on the back. This article will give you the run-down of all you need to know without …

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Holidays Holiday Gift Ideas

Holiday Gift Ideas

It’s November, and although Christmas is less than 55 days away, it doesn’t hurt to stock up on items. After all, many people like to shop well in advance in order to avoid the rush and crowds. It also makes it easier to think things through and find that special and perfect gift for everyone …

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Uncategorized New Beginnings with HOJ !

New Beginnings with HOJ !

We welcome you to our new blog to along with the launch of our new website! If you’ve been a longstanding customer with HOJ we thank you for your business for the past 30 years! We hope our new website has been able to make your shopping experience easier and more efficient. We’re sure you’ll …

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