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Interesting Things to Know About Black Diamonds

Interesting Things to Know About Black Diamonds

Diamonds are traditionally thought of in clear white hues or off white colors such as yellow or blue. Diamonds are a sign of love, purity, and endurance and there are several varieties that you can choose from, one of the most uncommon being black diamonds. In contrast to the common lighter hues, diamonds of darker […]

April 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
Aquamarine Gemstones- What You Should Know

Aquamarine Gemstones- What You Should Know

If you are looking for a soft and beautiful gemstone, then you need to take a look at aquamarine. This gemstone makes amazing jewelry pieces and aquamarine rings and pendants are very popular. As a gemstone, this is one that is growing more and more popular. What is Aquamarine? Aquamarine is a name that comes […]

April 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Garnet Rings: Bright Accents to the Season’s Nautical and Denim Looks

Garnet Rings: Bright Accents to the Season’s Nautical and Denim Looks

Among the most wearable trends this spring and summer are two looks with a touch of blue: nautical looks and denim, both of which are gorgeously complemented by garnet rings. Nautical inspiration has been seen a lot in fashion in recent years, and this spring, elements such as crisp stripes and abundant doses of white […]

April 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Everything You Need to Know About Amethyst

Everything You Need to Know About Amethyst

Amethyst is a semi-precious gemstone that comes in various shades of violet and is the traditional birthstone for the month of February. It is a popular variety of quartz and is very popular in a wide range of jewelry. The name Amethyst comes from the Ancient Greek phrase meaning ‘not intoxicated.’ They believed the stone would protect against drunkenness and […]

April 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
April Birthstone Spotlight: Diamond

April Birthstone Spotlight: Diamond

From figures of speech like “diamond in the rough” to poems that liken the stars to this glittering stone, it’s likely that no gem is talked about more than the diamond—and for good reason. The diamond has long been renowned for its matchless brilliance and is the undisputed champion when it comes to durability. The […]

April 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
London Blue Topaz Jewelry: The Perfect Accent to Spring Pastels

London Blue Topaz Jewelry: The Perfect Accent to Spring Pastels

Sherbet-like shades are everywhere this spring, from sea foam green to soft tangerine. While you could pair these soft yet lively shades with jewelry in equally light pastel hues, a piece that adds a little contrast is far more likely to pop rather than getting lost in your ensemble. London blue topaz jewelry is a […]

March 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
Gemstone Cross Pendants: Symbols of True Life Infused With the Colors of Spring

Gemstone Cross Pendants: Symbols of True Life Infused With the Colors of Spring

Spring is in swing and Easter will soon be here, making the present the perfect time for gemstone cross pendants, especially those that display stones in the vibrant shades of the season.  The cross is, in many ways, a symbol of new life: it’s a reminder of the ultimate gift of love through which all […]

March 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
Three Green Gemstones to Celebrate the New Life of Spring!

Three Green Gemstones to Celebrate the New Life of Spring!

Spring is finally here! While the weather in your neighborhood may suggest otherwise, the official beginning of spring signals that signs of new life are soon to appear, and how better to celebrate this new life than with jewelry that displays the color of life in sparkling fashion? From green amethyst jewelry to classic emerald […]

March 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Original 1800s Vintage and Antique Style Jewelry from Apples of Gold

Original 1800s Vintage and Antique Style Jewelry from Apples of Gold

The story behind Apples of Gold’s unique American Vintage and Antique-Style Jewelry and Rings Collection is nothing short of remarkable, some may even say Providential. One day, one of our designers, on a mission for used jewelry manufacturing equipment, discovered a large cache of of original jewelry making hubs from the 1700 & 1800s that […]

March 14, 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 […]

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