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Claddagh Jewelry: Symbols of Friendship, Love and Loyalty

Claddagh Jewelry: Symbols of Friendship, Love and Loyalty

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here and few symbols are as connected with St. Patrick’s homeland as the claddagh. But, while this motif has a strong Irish connotation, the ideas that it communicates transcend nationality and culture, making claddagh jewelry a meaningful pick regardless of whether the Emerald Isle is a part of your heritage. […]

March 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Irish Wedding Bands to Celebrate Endless Love

Irish Wedding Bands to Celebrate Endless Love

Irish wedding bands aren’t only for the Irish! Why? The Celtic designs that adorn many of these wedding rings are far more than attractive motifs or emblems of St. Patrick’s homeland: they’re representations of never-ending love! Celtic knots twist and intertwine with no starting or ending point, making them excellent options when you’re looking for […]

March 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Halo Engagement Rings: Five Trendy Yet Timeless Styles

Halo Engagement Rings: Five Trendy Yet Timeless Styles

Some have raised the question, “Are halo engagement rings just a passing trend?” The answer is a resounding “NO!” While halo styles are particularly popular at present, they’re far more than a fleeting fad! Halo rings surround a center gem with a frame of smaller stones that seem to magnify the dazzle of the center […]

March 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Dazzling Drop Earrings: An Oscars Trend for Real-World Wear

Dazzling Drop Earrings: An Oscars Trend for Real-World Wear

Looking for a way to incorporate the glitz and glamour of the red carpet to your day-to-day style? Try a pair of drop earrings! Dangling designs were seen on many ears at last night’s Oscars: stars including Jessica Biel, Amy Adams, Olivia Wilde and Cate Blanchett all sported eye-catching earrings that complemented their head-turning gowns. […]

March 3, 2014 | By | Reply More
March Birthstone Spotlight: Aquamarine

March Birthstone Spotlight: Aquamarine

Just when winter seems at its worst, March comes along with the hope that warmer weather is on the way. Thus, it’s no surprise that aquamarine is the birthstone for the third month of the year: its refreshing color calls to mind the hue of a clear early spring sky under which the earth will […]

February 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Rose Gold Wedding Bands:  A Blush with Style

Rose Gold Wedding Bands: A Blush with Style

Rose gold wedding bands have been trending since last year, and they’re still going strong! The unique color of rose gold flatters nearly any skin tone, and it infuses a wide range of styles with a softly sunny glow. The pinkish glow of rose gold is subtle, giving pieces that are crafted from it a […]

February 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
February Birthstone Spotlight: Amethyst

February Birthstone Spotlight: Amethyst

At one time, amethyst jewelry was worn only by royalty; fortunately that’s far from the case today! Now the birthstone for the month of February, amethyst is a beautiful and accessible pick for everything from stud earrings to engagement rings! And, while this purple gemstone is a perpetually popular pick, it’s especially on trend at […]

February 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Pink and Red Gemstones: Jewelry in the Colors of Love

Pink and Red Gemstones: Jewelry in the Colors of Love

Valentine’s Day may have been last week, but love is always in season! Red and pink are the colors of love, not only in February, but all year long and pieces of gemstone jewelry that feature them are excellent ways to express your affection. Let’s take a look at four gemstones that readily communicate love, […]

February 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
American-made Wedding Bands From an American Company!

American-made Wedding Bands From an American Company!

On Presidents Day and every day, Apples of Gold is proud to be an American company! We’re honored to offer our customers jewelry that’s not only top-quality, but that’s also an investment in the economy. Buying from American companies and purchasing American-made products is one way that everyday people can help to create and sustain […]

February 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Heart Wedding Bands for Love Worth Celebrating

Heart Wedding Bands for Love Worth Celebrating

Happy Valentine’s Day! According to a recent survey by U.K. event planning website Chilisauce, Valentine’s Day was only barely edged out by Christmas Eve as the top day for marriage proposals. In fact, a full 30 percent of respondents cited February 14th as the best day of the entire year for popping the question. Thanks […]

February 14, 2014 | By | Reply More