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Heart-Shaped Garnet Jewelry: Three Ways to Wear the Color and Symbol of Love

Heart-Shaped Garnet Jewelry: Three Ways to Wear the Color and Symbol of Love

Valentine’s Day is less than a month away! That’s means it’s far from too early to start thinking about how you’re going to show that special woman in your life just how much she means to you. And, a piece of garnet jewelry that features a heart-shaped gemstone may be the perfect place to begin […]

January 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Amethyst Jewelry: Stunning Ways to Wear the Color of 2014

Amethyst Jewelry: Stunning Ways to Wear the Color of 2014

You may have heard the Pantone, the global color authority and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, announced its color of the year for 2014: Radiant Orchid. However, did you realize that this hue is nearly identical to that of a popular semiprecious gemstone? Amethyst jewelry  displays the hue that Pantone describes […]

January 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Gemstones to Match Pantone’s Spring 2014 Fashion Color Palate!

Gemstones to Match Pantone’s Spring 2014 Fashion Color Palate!

Gemstone hues are in! Pantone’s color palate for the coming season contains a number of hues that are strikingly reminiscent of gemstones.  In fact, over half of the 10 colors on Pantone’s Spring 2014 Fashion Color Palate have a gemstone that matches! Check out these gemstone pairings for six of the top hues for spring, […]

January 4, 2014 | By | Reply More
Birthstone Spotlight: Tanzanite

Birthstone Spotlight: Tanzanite

Why feature the December birthstone at the end of the month? Because it’s a stunning pick for the entire winter season—and beyond! Tanzanite has truly unique beauty that makes it a standout in the grayest months, making pieces of tanzanite jewelry especially gorgeous this time of year. Tanzanite stands out for its brilliant color, a […]

December 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
Four Reasons to Choose a Gemstone Engagement Ring

Four Reasons to Choose a Gemstone Engagement Ring

Wondering whether a gemstone engagement ring is the right pick for your proposal? Here are four reasons to consider an engagement ring with a colored gem. They stand out from the crowd. An engagement ring that features a colored gemstone immediately catches the eye. It’s unexpected, making it an ideal way to celebrate that the […]

December 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
Emerald-Cut Gemstone Stud Earrings: Great Gifts with a Chic Shape!

Emerald-Cut Gemstone Stud Earrings: Great Gifts with a Chic Shape!

In search of a gift that your sister, best friend or other lady on your list will love? We’ve recently added several emerald-cut gemstone stud earrings to our collection of gemstone stud earrings, and these chicly-shaped pairs make great gifts for just about any woman with an eye for style! The striking gemstones featured in […]

December 8, 2013 | By | Reply More
Hugo Kohl Jewelry: Bringing the Beauty of the Past to the Present

Hugo Kohl Jewelry: Bringing the Beauty of the Past to the Present

When you look at the stunning antique-style designs of Hugo Kohl Vintage Style Jewelry you’d never guess that the inspiration for these pieces came from a rather unexpected place: the back of a dump truck. However, despite the humble beginnings of this collection, the rings in Apples of Gold’s selection of Hugo Kohl jewelry are […]

December 3, 2013 | By | Reply More
Birthstone Spotlight: Citrine

Birthstone Spotlight: Citrine

The vibrant citrine seems to come just in time as the birthstone for the month of November. At the time of year when the trees lose the last of their leaves, the night comes earlier and the days grow colder, citrine jewelry provides a more than welcome burst of sunshine. While this gemstone has been […]

November 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Bright Gemstone For Shorter Days

Bright Gemstone For Shorter Days

Now that nightfall is coming earlier, are you craving more sunlight? While there’s not much you can do about the shorter days and the time change, you can add a pop of light and color to your look with a brightly-colored gemstone! Let’s take a look at four semiprecious gemstones that can add bursts of […]

November 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Gemstone Spotlight: Opal

Gemstone Spotlight: Opal

The opal stands out among gemstones: while others sparkle, it shimmers; while most others are faceted, it’s round and polished; and, while most other stones display a single color, it dazzles with an array of hues. It’s these very qualities that make opal jewelry so extraordinary. The opal isn’t content to display just one color; […]

November 1, 2013 | By | Reply More