the blog

Your inside source for everything luxury jewelry including fashion and vintage, Swiss watches and wedding and engagement rings.

Heavy Metal: White Gold vs Platinum

Engagement ring shopping is easy, right? Either you want a white or yellow mounting, and…

Read More

October, October– Where the Stones are Double!

October, October. The month where Minnesotans take a last stab at outdoor activities before the…

Read More

Loupe Looks: Amedeo

We’re really excited to introduce you to our new botique location, The Loupe by JB…

Read More


Drink, Events, Food, Grail Watch, JB Hudson Reccomends, Jewelry, Preowned, Service, The Loupe, Uncategorized, Watches, Wedding, What To Do in Minneapolis


Sethi Couture: Bring Your Own Band Event!

JB Hudson is throwing a party, so be sure to BYOB! That stands for Bring…

Read More

Sapphire: Tough and Beautiful

Sapphire, more than any other gem, carries a royal flair. Its color is majestic when…

Read More

The Big Ring (& More) Event

Love is a commitment worth celebrating. A diamond gift speaks without words – saying “I’m…

Read More

Jade: Gem of the Ancients

If gemstones went to college, jade would get a B.A. in Philosophy. It would skip…

Read More

mokume gane damascus steel knife william henry

Introducing William Henry: Not Your Dads Pocket Knife

Your dad probably carries a pocket knife. It probably stays hidden, inside the front pocket…

Read More

Grand Seiko: Searching for Perfection

Grand Seiko makes some gorgeous watches. Some of their dial and hand combinations are some…

Read More

peridot earrings peridot ring

Extreme! Extraterrestrial! …Peridot?

If you could symbolize the waning days of a Minnesota summer in a gemstone, we’d…

Read More

Ruby: A Classic That Stays Modern

Ruby: known in ancient Sanskrit as ratnaraj, or the king of the gems. The first…

Read More

The Loupe: JB Hudson Expands to the Warehouse District

JB Hudson Jewelers, an anchor of luxury on Nicollet Mall, is set to expand into…

Read More

Robert Procop: High Art from Rodeo Drive

Robert Procop does not make jewelry. He makes art that can be worn like jewelry.…

Read More