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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
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
Opal Heart Jewelry: Pieces that Celebrate the Many Colors of Your Love

Opal Heart Jewelry: Pieces that Celebrate the Many Colors of Your Love

The love that you and your special someone share is far from static. So, why not give your Valentine a piece that shimmers with a rainbow of hues and adapts to any situation? Opal jewelry displays a gemstone unlike any other; when this unique gem is paired with the symbol of love, it’s especially fitting […]

February 11, 2014 | By | Reply More
January Birthstone Spotlight: Garnet

January Birthstone Spotlight: Garnet

January may often be associated with a fresh, new start, but the birthstone for this month is anything but new: the garnet has been prized for thousands of years—some say as long as five millennia! As long ago as the Bronze Age this gem was used in jewelry, and the Egyptians, the Greeks and the […]

January 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
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