A Fantastic New Ladies Black Hills Gold Watch, from Landstroms!

Landstroms Black Hills Gold WatchLandstroms Black Hills Gold Watch – LWB9285-BLK-09250

The original manufacturer, and the leader in Black Hills Gold, Landstroms recently created this new ladies wrist-watch and watch-band combo just in time for the Holidays!

The watch itself is Landstrom’s classic Model 09250, which consists of a black round dial with eight 12 karat Black Hills Gold leaves and a stainless steel back. The watch mechanism is a quartz movement and is backed by a three year warranty. Of course, the Black Hills gold leaves themselves carry Landstroms Lifetime warranty.

What’s new is the watch band itself. Rather than cast the ends in solid 10 karat gold, Landstroms has instead made them from brass base metal making the ensemble a fraction of the cost of their solid gold models. The brass is then powder-coated with black enamel and articulated with a myriad of 12 karat Black Hills Gold leaves and details. Connecting the two ends is a standard twist-o-flex expansion band.

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The result is a stunning wrist watch that offers classic Black Hills Gold styling and quality that you’ve come to expect from the leader in Black Hills Gold, Landstroms.

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A Fantastic New Ladies Black Hills Gold Watch, from Landstroms!

Wedding Bands and Traditions Across the World

Indonesian brideThere are a multitude of wedding traditions and ceremonies across the world. They differ not only by country but also by ethnic groups and religion. Two common aspects of all ceremonies across the board is the exchanging of a vow to loyalty, and a gift.


Many countries celebrate weddings the same way that’s done here in the US: a white dress for the bride, a black suit for the groom, and the exchange of a wedding band. This tradition is popular around the world throughout cultures much different from the western world. Yet, there are many other ceremonies and practices that have their roots in a nation’s or a tribe’s ancestry, beliefs and lifestyle.

In China a couple exchanges red handkerchiefs with pictures of mandarin ducks – in Chinese culture the ducks represent a long lasting relationship. In India, the ceremony involves the couple each holding the end of a cloth and then walking four times around a sacred book. Interestingly enough, the color white represents death in India, so the bride wears a red wedding gown. Continue reading

Buy Black Hills Gold Here!

Landsroms LR3044 Ladies Black Hills Gold RingWe’re sorry that it’s been a while since our last post, but we’ve been very busy with enhancements to our blog which we’re sure you’re going to be excited about!

Our goal with this blog is to bring you continuing information about all aspects of Landstroms Black Hills Gold jewelry. This also involves providing valuable articles and insight about the the various aspects of western life, specifically in the Black Hills of South Dakota, as well as hard to find information about the history of Black Hills Gold, how Black Hills Gold jewelry is made and what separates Landstroms jewelry from the rest, as well as where to find the best selection and lowest prices and the latest trends in style.

New Products Page on our Blog

With that in mind, we have created a new Products Page on our blog which will show you nearly 300 of Landstroms most popular, best-selling items. These items include Black Hills Gold and silver rings, earrings, bracelets, necklaces and more, all listed by category so that you can easily navigate and find what you are looking for. To get started, go to the top of our blog above and click on Continue reading

Cheyenne Frontier Days is Underway

FrontierDays bannerWell, Cheyenne’s Frontier Days rodeo and celebration kicked off last Friday and things are well underway, and two days of exciting championship bull-riding have already just finished up. You can see the current results here: http://www.cfdrodeo.com/rodeo-main/

Championship Bull Riding, Inc. (CBR) began in 2002 as an alternative bull riding organization to give riders more opportunities to earn a living riding bulls.

And tonight at 8:00pm Reba McEntire is on stage with special guests Rodney Atkins and Hunter Hayes. Reba’s musical career has produced over 55 million in worldwide album sales, 63 Top 10 hits and the #1 TV sitcom for 6 consecutive years on two networks. Tickets are still available! http://www.cfdrodeo.com/tickets/

Check the schedule for upcoming shows and events: http://www.cfdrodeo.com/schedule/

Good luck to all the contestants!

Cheyenne Frontier Days, “The Daddy of them ALL” is an outdoor rodeo and western celebration held annually since 1897 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA

Mount Rushmore 2012 Independence Day Celebration

For those of you who were fortunate enough to see the July 4th fireworks at Mount Rushmore in the past, hold onto those memories because for the third consecutive year the National Park Service (NPS) has decided that fireworks will not be included in the celebration. Especially this year, with the wildfires that have devastated Colorado and other parts of the west, this may be inconvenient but is clearly essential.

“Mount Rushmore has successfully proven they can provide an outstanding July 3 celebration, in collaboration with Black Hills communities that can safely offer fireworks shows… Providing a celebration without fireworks for the 2012 Independence Day Celebration is the prudent course of action”, said NPS Regional Director Michael Reynolds.

You can download the Mount Rushmore National Memorial News Release here:  Fireworks Eliminated from Independence Day Celebration (October 17, 2011) Continue reading