It’s true what they say: knowledge is power. And at O.C. Tanner Jewelers, we believe that power is beautiful. When you understand how a mechanical timepiece follows a centuries-old engineering process and runs off your kinetic energy, it becomes a thing of wonder. When you know how difficult it is to cut the perfect diamond, its brilliance becomes nearly blinding. When you learn about the components of the ideal engagement ring, you better appreciate its symbolism and significance.

Anatomy Class

How to Buy a Ring 

Diamonds 101: The Four C’s

The value of a diamond is determined by The Four C’s:

Diamonds 101 

Intro to Horology

Quartz watches are powered by the interaction of quartz crystal and a battery. Mechanical timepieces are not battery-powered, but harness energy from a wound spring and keep time through the highly regulated release of that energy through a set of fine gears.

Timepiece Education 

Classical Studies

There are certain must-have pieces of jewelry that every woman should own. Here’s our take on the classics:

Fine Jewelry 
  • Strands of pearls
  • Pearl studs
  • Anniversary band
  • Bangle bracelet
  • Diamond studs
  • Cuff bracelet
  • Right-hand ring
  • Fine timepiece
  • Diamond pendant
  • Diamond line bracelet

How To Go Custom

There’s no mystifying process to creating a custom piece of jewelry at O.C. Tanner. Just give us a call and we’ll go from there. Better yet, stop by our Salt Lake or Park City stores to talk in person with our jewelers.

Salt Lake – 801-532-3222 Park City – 435-940-9470
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Classic, beautiful and totally unique. Just like her. Begin your own love story with an engagement ring from O.C. Tanner.

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The world’s most exquisite watches and timepieces are masterful feats of engineering that balance mechanics, precision, beauty and detail. Find your timepiece at O.C. Tanner.

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Being 1/1 means staying true to yourself. Honor your love story with a one-of-a-kind, custom ring designed and crafted especially for your beloved.

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O.C. Tanner is privileged to partner with the world’s most distinctive designers of jewelry, timepieces and fine gifts. Browse the brands behind our collection here.

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About Us

As Utah’s original jeweler since 1927, we’ve had the honor of celebrating countless milestones—each one distinct. Discover our story.

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