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Emerald: The May Birthstone is a Great Pick for Summer!

Emerald: The May Birthstone is a Great Pick for Summer!

Why focus on the May birthstone on the last day of the month? Because the emerald is an excellent gemstone for summer! Its vivid color perfect captures the life-filled feeling of the coming season, making emerald jewelry a fabulous pick this time of year. The very word “emerald” is synonymous with a saturated, vivid green, […]

May 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
Tanzanite Gemstones are Stunningly Beautiful

Tanzanite Gemstones are Stunningly Beautiful

Tanzanite is the blue/purple variety of the beautiful mineral that is commonly known as zoisite. It was first discovered and recorded in the Mererani Hills of Manyara Region in Northern Tanzania in 1967, near Mount Kilimanjaro. Tanzanite minerals are commonly used as a gemstone for fine luxury jewelry rings and necklaces. Most Tanzanite is man-made and naturally-formed Tanzanite is extremely rare, but some deposits […]

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Checkerboard White Topaz and Diamond Ring Product Review

Checkerboard White Topaz and Diamond Ring Product Review

White topaz jewelry has proven itself a worthy diamond alternative because of it’s colorless sparkle which closely resembles a white diamond, except for its varying facets and cuts. Topaz gemstones are naturally colorless, but due to various impurities come in various shades of white, pale green, blue, pink, gold, or translucent. Online jeweler, Apples of Gold, […]

May 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Onyx in the Bible

Onyx in the Bible

Did you know that the onyx stone is mentioned 11 times in the Bible? Onyx is first mentioned in the Book of Genesis: “And the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium and the onyx stone” (2:12). It is then mentioned 7 times in the Book of Exodus, where the Onyx is set in the ephod and the breastplate […]

May 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Luxury Gemstone- Sapphire Jewelry

Luxury Gemstone- Sapphire Jewelry

Sapphire Gemstone Sapphire gets its name from the Greek word meaning ‘blue stone’. Trace amounts of other elements can be found in most sapphires and include materials such as  iron,  titanium,  chromium, copper, or magnesium. These different elements impact the color of the gemstone and as such there can be sapphires that are blue, yellow, purple, orange, or […]

May 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Stunningly Beautiful Ruby Jewelry Pieces

Stunningly Beautiful Ruby Jewelry Pieces

  All About Ruby A ruby, one of the most common gemstones, is a pink to blood-red colored stone which comes in a number of sizes and vibrancy. The red color is caused mainly by the presence of the element chromium. Ruby gets its name from the word ruber, which is Latin for red. The ruby is considered one of the four precious stones, […]

May 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Pink Topaz- Fine Luxury Women’s Jewelry

Pink Topaz- Fine Luxury Women’s Jewelry

Color and Sizes Topaz exists in a number of colors and sizes, and they are commonly found in small shards and stones to large blocks. One such legendary gemstone is known as The Topaz of Aurangzeb, which was thought to have been over 157 carats. The American Golden Topaz broke all records with a staggering weight of almost 23,000 carats! Other Topaz […]

May 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Peridot Gemstone -Fine Jewelry With Class and Flare

Peridot Gemstone -Fine Jewelry With Class and Flare

Peridot Gemstone The origin of this stunning gemstone’s name, peridot, is uncertain. The Oxford English Dictionary makes mention of an Anglo–Norman word for a kind of opal, and some also point to the Arabic meaning “gem”. Peridot is a stunning stone and it also very unique in that it is one of only a select few gemstones that occur in only one color- […]

May 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Luxury Pearl Jewelry

Luxury Pearl Jewelry

Pearl Gemstones A pearl is a unique stone that is produced within the soft tissue of a living shelled mollusk. Pearls are comprised of calcium carbonate – the same thing the mollusk shells are made of. The ideal pearl is perfectly round and smooth with an even light color. Pearls have long been valued as a great gemstone and are a […]

May 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Opal Gemstone Jewelry

Opal Gemstone Jewelry

Opal Gemstones Precious opal shows a variable interplay of internal colors and even though it is a mineraloid, it has an internal structure. At the molecular level, precious opal is composed tiny spheres that form a cubic close-packed lattice formation. These spheres and the way they are positioned and laid out is what helps produce the […]

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