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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
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 […]

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
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