The Journal

A collection of writings, showcases, and stories from our amazing community.

Turning Handwriting into Mementos of Love

Remember a loved one by turning their words into a keepsake to keep on your neck forever with our Handwriting Necklace. We love receiving heartwarming stories about how our handwriting necklaces have memorialized loved ones. This journal edition spotlights one beautiful story behind our personalized jewelry.

Wrapped In A Bow: An Inside Look At CM Packaging

Not only is finding the right gift for a family member or friend a challenge but you also have to find the appropriate package and presentation.  Luckily we have the complete bundle available: Perfect gift -> Perfectly wrapped.  Here’s your guide to sending the perfect gift wrapped present this holiday season.

An Inside Look: Our Teams Behind CM

Every item of jewelry that we design has a story. Hearing the heartfelt descriptions of each piece of handwriting gives our team motivation to put our love and care into every item we craft. We understand each piece is so significant to our customers, we want them to last! Our team is dedicated to making you happy and to making sure your jewelry is perfect. Take a behind-the-scenes look and get to know our teams that make each stage of the CM experience possible.

Bestsellers: What's Flying Off The Shelves At CM

Our team at Caitlyn Minimalist is exceptionally blessed and grateful to have grown such a loyal and dedicated customer base in recent times. We take great pride and joy in curating our bestsellers list and feel thrilled to know that our most popular designs resonate with so many of you for a variety of different occasions, styles, and vibes. We decided for today’s journal edition, to spotlight some of our favorite best-selling jewelry, highlighting exactly why we find these must-haves so charming and unique. Below are just a handful of our favorite minimal essentials, personalized gems, and pave-accented adornments we are so proud to have flown off the shelves!

Initial Jewelry - A Trend That's Here To Stay

Initial themed jewelry has been a favorite for a long time, and only recently are many discovering how to incorporate this trend into a modern, trendsetter's wardrobe. This initial jewelry blog is all about our favorite initial accessories, whether they be initial rings, initial bracelets, initial necklaces, or initial bracelets. Minimal and classic, or pave and glam -- either way, the initial jewelry trend is here to stay!

Back to School in Style with Caitlyn Minimalist

Back to school season is a wonderful time of new beginnings and invites a journey of learning to begin. Back to school style is perhaps the most exciting part of returning to school, as it brings an opportunity to reinvent your style and look your best for the year to come. We compiled a few of our favorite Back to School jewelry pieces for teens, tweens, and teachers, in hopes it will inspire your back to school jewelry rotation!

Your Jewelry Gift Guide for Wedding Season

Weddings are a precious moment in time, that are captured in photographs  and remembered for a lifetime to come. Your choice of accessories for your special day has a huge impact on your wedding day look, so take some time in choosing your wedding day jewelry, making sure not to rush those important finishing touches. No matter your style or wedding theme, we’ve got jewelry pieces that are perfect for you. 

The Curated Ear: Building the Perfect Earring Stack

Earring stacks have recently emerged as the newest jewelry trend. Decorating your lobes with a curated selection of studs, huggies, and dangly earrings is a fun yet elegant way to express yourself through your accessories. This journal edition is all about ear stacks, and gives ideas for different earring combinations that we feel will look beautiful, timeless, and unique on your ears!

Mixing Metals in your Jewelry Rotation

Mixing metals might not be the most obvious choice when it comes to pairing jewelry, but it's fast becoming a 2021 jewelry trend. Combining gold and silver jewelry on a single hand, neck, or lobe is a great way to add an unexpected touch of style to any ensemble. We’ve combined some of our favorite mixed metal jewelry looks into one journal edition to spark some inspiration! 

An Inside Look: Our Creative Process

We take great pride and joy in constructing a cohesive, elegant, and striking visual imagery through our product photography. For this journal edition, we’ve decided to take you behind the scenes of shooting our jewelry. We hope it not only gives you an inside look into our thought process and brand vision, but also allows you to get to know us better.

How to Speak Elegance Through Your Jewelry

Today's jewelry trends are all about minimal necklace stacks. Modern and minimal necklaces layered together bring a polished finish to any ensemble. Our collection of dainty necklaces is perfect for pairing together. We've collected a few of our favorite layering chains and pendant necklaces, in hopes they inspire your next jewelry attire!

Caitlyn Minimalist Mother's Day Gift Guide

With Mother’s Day around the corner, we’ve been feeling extra reminiscent of the special bond we share with our doting maternal figures. Mothers are the important guiding lights who walk us through life with grace, elegance, and style – not to mention a whole lot of love. The warm, overflowing, and selfless devotion our mothers pour onto us calls for an entire journal edition dedicated to giving the perfect Mother’s Day gift. No matter what her style may be, find the perfect adornment for her this upcoming May with our fresh and versatile ideas.

Showcase Love with our Mama Necklaces

With Mother’s Day around the corner, there couldn’t be a better time to showcase your love for motherhood through dainty jewelry. Our collection of Mama necklaces includes script necklaces, block necklaces, and letter necklaces in polished metals or stunning pave option. These beautiful and elegant Mama necklaces are timeless, classy, and a forever emblem of love!

The Story Behind Our New Look

When it came time to the Caitlyn Minimalist rebrand, we knew one thing for sure — our branding and messaging needed to make one thing very clear: you and your story are at the heart of everything we do.

From the logo to the font choice to the prints, Caitlyn Minimalist stands for high-quality, accessible, relatable pieces that tell a story.

Stacking Rings Edition 1: Single Finger Stacks

Layering rings is a great way to upgrade your jewelry style to be on trend, and personalized for you. Our ring stack journal edition delineates a few fun, yet polished ways to stack stack dainty rings so your fingers are interesting, eye-catching, and delicate!

Layering Necklaces Edition 1: Double Chains

Layering necklaces is a style that has evolved over time, from the days of rock stars who piled them on in bold heaps, to today’s contemporary take: a clean and minimal layering of dainty charms.