Author Archive: Afshin Yaghtin

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Fall for Blue Sapphire Earrings

Fall for Blue Sapphire Earrings

The brilliantly colored leaves of gold, russet and scarlet fall to the ground as autumn’s chill comes in on the breeze. As those leaves crackle beneath your feet, choose this time to take a fall yourself as you tumble into love with a pair of sapphire earrings. Sapphire is, of course, the lush blue birthstone […]

September 3, 2014 | By | Reply More
Something Blue: Sapphire Engagement Rings

Something Blue: Sapphire Engagement Rings

Admit it. You swooned a little when Prince William gave Kate Middleton that famous sapphire sparkler as an engagement present—the stunning ring that is, itself, the pinnacle symbol of a modern fairy tale. If you confessed to the real truth, a sapphire engagement ring would make you feel like a princess, something special instead of […]

September 2, 2014 | By | Reply More
Peridot Olivine, the Olive Green Gemstone

Peridot Olivine, the Olive Green Gemstone

Peridot in its pure form is really the mineral olivine, which is primarily composed of magnesium and iron as well as oxygen and silicon, and with manganese and nickel being sometimes present elements of the green peridot. When it the mineral is of gemstone quality, it is called peridot or chrysolite, having derived its name for […]

August 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Looking to the Past to Find Today’s Timeless Jewelry Fashions

Looking to the Past to Find Today’s Timeless Jewelry Fashions

Looking to the past to find today’s timeless jewelry fashions may seem like a paradox, but that is exactly the heart of antique-style and vintage jewelry. Ironically, shoppers look to the jewelry designs of the past to find styles that have withstood rigors of time and remained persistently relevant to today’s culture and fashions. As […]

August 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Feminine Gemstone Cross Necklaces for Women

Feminine Gemstone Cross Necklaces for Women

Gemstone crosses have a special appeal: they are feminine, beautiful, and symbolically meaningful to the wearer. Scripture is replete with meaningful references to the cross of Jesus Christ and to the relationship between the follower of Christ to the intent of the cross. Wearing a beautiful, feminine gemstone cross necklace from Apples of Gold is a […]

August 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Paisley Wedding Ring Sets for the Bride and Groom

Paisley Wedding Ring Sets for the Bride and Groom

You’ve gotten engaged and put on that sparkling diamond engagement ring! Congratulations and may God bless your upcoming wedding! Now it is time to shop for the bride and groom wedding rings. Apples of Gold, online jeweler since 1999, has a quality and surprisingly affordable collection of wedding band sets that are sure to please! […]

August 19, 2014 | By | Reply More
Peridot: The “Evening Emerald” and the August Birthstone

Peridot: The “Evening Emerald” and the August Birthstone

He maketh me to lie in green pastures. He leadeth me beside still waters. He restoreth my soul. In the beloved twenty-third Psalm of the Holy Bible, the serenity of verdant fields is invoked to show the goodness of the Lord. That same brilliant green that speaks of prosperity and peace is captured in a […]

August 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Sterling Silver Bride: Affordable Silver Engagement Rings

Sterling Silver Bride: Affordable Silver Engagement Rings

Some jewelry enthusiasts have never liked or cared for gold, but prefer silver. So why start now, just because you are going to be a married? If you are a “sterling silver” bride, silver engagement rings are a noteworthy option for you! Not only are silver engagement rings easier on the budget – by far – but […]

August 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
4 Diamond Engagement Rings That Will Never Go Out of Style

4 Diamond Engagement Rings That Will Never Go Out of Style

New jewelry and engagement trends pop up each several years with wedding industry marketers constantly looking to either find or create the latest fashion in diamond rings. But there are 3 styles that will surely never go out of style and remain fashionable through the ages. We explore these 3 timeless fashions at Apples of […]

August 4, 2014 | By | Reply More
Why Settle for the Ordinary Diamond Engagement Ring?

Why Settle for the Ordinary Diamond Engagement Ring?

Why settle for the ordinary diamond engagement ring when you can wear the extraordinary? Apples of Gold is a purveyor of classic, timeless jewelry pieces but of the unique, indelible, and the stellar fine diamond, gemstone, and precious metals pieces that make you stop and wonder. We showcase designs that are not easily forgotten, but […]

August 4, 2014 | By | Reply More