Forever Springtime: The Story of Our Signature Bluebonnets

Spring is arriving in Austin, and with it, bluebonnets, indian paintbrushes, indian blankets and other Texas wildflowers covering the Austin roadsides and prairies. At Kirk […]

Getting a Lege Up: How Kirk Root Became The Official Jeweler of the Texas Legislature

As Texans know, our legislature has a lot of traditions when they convene in Austin. Our historic capitol building, House and Senate chambers and the […]

2017 Jewelry Trends: Keeping a Billion Year Old Gem Looking Fresh

Our founder, C. Kirk Root, made the craftsmanship of specialty jewelry his life’s work. He was an innovator, always studying and finding new ways of […]

A Perfect Choice for the Rest of Your Lives – Find Your Engagement Ring with C. Kirk Root Designs

You and your other half are about to start a new life together, so kick it off right. Look below for the ring that best […]

Put Your Feelings in a Box: The C. Kirk Root Designs’ Gift Guide

Give your loved ones something that perfectly encapsulates your feelings. Our Gift Guide provides the ambitious gift-giver with unforgettable options your loved ones will cherish. […]

Spotlight on November Birthstones: Topaz

How is it already November?! As we go into the second to last month of the year, we have a new birthstone to discuss: Topaz! […]

Vault Finds: 1.37 carat Natural Nigerian Pink Spinel

Welcome to a new series, Vault Finds! We have an astounding collection of gemstones here at C. Kirk Root Designs and sometimes a special stone […]

On a Gem Caper… Visiting our Local Gem & Mineral Show!

It’s hard to believe that I’ve been working in the jewelry industry for almost 20 years and never taken in one of our local gem […]

Spotlight on October Birthstones: Opal

We here at C. Kirk Root Designs are feeling the effects of fall this October! While we still have high temperatures, the days are getting […]

My Favorite Sister Birthstone… Tourmaline

We are well into October my friends and it’s time to talk about Opal’s birthstone sister, Tourmaline. While opal is an amazing gemstone with its […]