• Closed for Independence Day Weekend

    llyn strong will be closed for the Independence Day Weekend July 4th, 5th, and 6th so our employees may enjoy this holiday with their friends and family. Happy holidays.

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  • American Artisan Festival in Nashville

    llyn strong, and Sydney Strong will be at the American Artisan Festival in Nashville, TN! American Artisan Festival has been a fixture in Nashville for over 40 years and is part of the fabric of the city and the annual arts calendar. The show has always been able to draw high-end customers by being the highest […]

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  • American Artisan Festival in Nashville

    llyn strong, and Sydney Strong will be at the American Artisan Festival in Nashville, TN! American Artisan Festival has been a fixture in Nashville for over 40 years and is part of the fabric of the city and the annual arts calendar. The show has always been able to draw high-end customers by being the highest […]

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  • Spring One-of-a-Kind Show in Chicago

    A Spring One of a Kind Experience The 2020 Spring Show returns to The Mart for the 5th annual show. Shop from more than 300 talented artists and makers from across North America and enjoy a one-of-a-kind shopping experience.

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  • Spring Gemstone Roundtable Dinner at llyn strong!

    Most people only see gemstones after they’ve been set. The Gemstone Roundtable gives you the opportunity to see stones like a jeweler. You’re invited to join gemstone expert, James Alger, and award-winning jewelry designer, llyn strong, for an exclusive and memorable night out. Hold exquisite gemstones while you drink and dine. Learn about gemstones and discover what stones suit your personal style. Admission is FREE […]

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  • Spring Gemstone Roundtable Brunch at llyn strong!

    Most people only see gemstones after they’ve been set. The Gemstone Roundtable gives you the opportunity to see stones like a jeweler. You’re invited to join gemstone expert, James Alger, and award-winning jewelry designer, llyn strong, for an exclusive and memorable night out. Hold exquisite gemstones while you drink and dine. Learn about gemstones and discover what stones suit your personal style. Admission is FREE […]

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  • Spring Gemstone Roundtable Brunch at llyn strong!

    Most people only see gemstones after they’ve been set. The Gemstone Roundtable gives you the opportunity to see stones like a jeweler. You’re invited to join gemstone expert, James Alger, and award-winning jewelry designer, llyn strong, for an exclusive and memorable night out. Hold exquisite gemstones while you drink and dine. Learn about gemstones and discover what stones suit your personal style. Admission is FREE […]

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  • American Craft Council Show in Atlanta

    Join us to shop the work of more than 250 diverse makers from around North America, carefully chosen for the quality of their work and impact in the creative economy. Explore hundreds of thousands of unique, handcrafted objects, each with a story you can take home with you. Craft matters – you matter to craft […]

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  • American Craft Council Show in Atlanta

    Join us to shop the work of more than 250 diverse makers from around North America, carefully chosen for the quality of their work and impact in the creative economy. Explore hundreds of thousands of unique, handcrafted objects, each with a story you can take home with you. Craft matters – you matter to craft […]

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  • Power and Mindfulness of Gifting The Power and Mindfulness of Gift Giving

    The Power and Mindfulness of Gift Giving   “The best givers are those who honestly care about the recipient and who thrive on hearing their stories. And they know that in the act of giving, both the giver and the receiver experience true joy.” –Kathy Staples   Each year gives us so many opportunities—both public […]

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  • topaz custom jewelry llyn strong fine art jewelry Topaz Lore and History

    Topaz 10CT STRAW TOPAZ A sterling silver pendant featuring one bezel set square shaped straw topaz on a 16 inch silver chain.  This necklace was designed and made by Sydney Strong.   Topaz is an aluminum silicate containing fluorine and has a chemical formula of Al2(F,OH)2SiO4. It is formed by fluorine-bearing vapours given off during the […]

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  • Kate Worthen’s Birthday!

    Happy Birthday to Kate Worthen! Remember to wish her a Happy Birthday if you are visiting llyn strong in Downtown Greenville, South Carolina. “May your Birthday bring you all the things that make you smile!”

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  • Closed for private event // Available by appointment

    llyn strong fine art jewelry will be closed, Tuesday, October 22 for a private Gemstone Roundtable event – but available by special appointment. For more info, please email llyn strong at info@llynstrong.com.

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  • Faron Justice’s Birthday!

    Faron Justice’s Birthday is on October 20th! Remember to wish her a Happy Birthday if you are visiting llyn strong in Downtown Greenville, South Carolina. “Never doubt yourself. You’re always the best. Just continue to be like that for many more Birthdays ahead.”

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  • llyn strong’s Birthday!

    llyn strong‘s Birthday is October 10th! Remember to wish her a Happy Birthday if you are visiting llyn strong in Downtown Greenville, South Carolina. “When you wake up every day, it’s like a new birthday: it’s a new chance to be great again and make great decisions.” View llyn strong’s line of work HERE.

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  • Custom jewelry, opal, llyn strong fine art jewelry, Greenville SC Opal Gemstone History and Lore

    Moth Brooch and Pendant – deisgned and made by llyn strong   OPAL Writers have compared opals to volcanoes, galaxies, and fireworks. Admirers gave extraordinary opals poetic names like Pandora, Light of the World, and Empress. In ancient Rome, this gem symbolized love and hope. The Romans gave it a name—opalus—that was synonymous with “precious […]

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  • the history of diamonds llyn strong fine art jewelry Diamond Gemstone History

    Multi-colored diamond strand necklace and 18K white gold ring with rose cut yellow diamond flanked with white diamonds. Designed and made by llyn strong Diamond Gemstone History The diamond is more than just aesthetically beautiful—it’s an enduring symbol of love, romance, and commitment. The stone’s name is derived from the Greek word adamas, which translates […]

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  • Peridot Gemstone

    Image Credit – https://www.gia.edu/peridot Peridot Gemstone History Peridot is a gemstone with a fascinating history, both in nature and culture. It is one of the oldest known gemstones, with ancient records documenting the mining of peridot from as early as 1500 B.C. It is a gem especially connected with ancient Egypt, and some historians believe […]

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  • ruby rubies gemstone history Llyn Strong fine art jewelry Greenville SC Ruby Gemstone History and Symbolism

    Ruby Many cultures have long considered ruby a stone of kings. Not surprisingly, ruby symbolism and lore have many associations with power and wealth. Possessing a ruby purportedly benefited and protected the owner’s estates and assisted in the accumulation of wealth. Notably, this gem would help its owner acquire more gems.   The bright red […]

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  • llyn strong fine art jewelry moonstones greenville sc The History of Moonstones

    Moonstone History Moonstone is best known for its pearly sheen, or schiller effect, where light reflects off of the two types of feldspar that make this stone, orthoclase and albite. These two minerals grow together in alternating layers, and a phenomena named adularescence happens whenever light hits this play of orthoclase and albite. No matter […]

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