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Choosing Wedding Bands:  A Sweeping Guide of Ring Styles

Choosing Wedding Bands: A Sweeping Guide of Ring Styles

Marriage is both a joyous and celebratory occasion. However, the preparation for the “big day” can quickly become stressful and daunting. Choosing wedding bands should not add to your stress. Instead, finding the perfect wedding band should be one of the joys and highlights of your newly married life. Selecting the ideal ring is a […]

April 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
How To Remove and Avoid Scratches on Jewelry

How To Remove and Avoid Scratches on Jewelry

No matter how careful you are, your ring will get scratched, eventually.  I know, it stinks but inevitable because precious metals are prone to scratches just from basic wear.  Learning how to care for your gold jewelry is as important a decision as making the purchase in the first place. Many wedding bands are gold, […]

April 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
How To Tell If You Are Allergic To Your Jewelry

How To Tell If You Are Allergic To Your Jewelry

All this time I thought I was allergic to my watch because my skin around my wrist would turn black after I wear it.  The staining was frequent although my skin wasn’t affected in any other way.  It didn’t itch, hurt, turn red, or swell.  Nothing.  I have a yellow gold and steel watch so […]

April 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Resizing Rings, Metal Matters

Resizing Rings, Metal Matters

For the most part, my ring finger size rarely changed.  That is, until my third trimester.  Then my normally thin fingers turned into sausage digits.  I couldn’t wear my wedding or engagement ring!  Thankfully, the punishment ended after giving birth but it forced me to think about getting my rings resized in case the sausageness […]

April 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
Claddagh Jewelry: Symbols of Friendship, Love and Loyalty

Claddagh Jewelry: Symbols of Friendship, Love and Loyalty

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here and few symbols are as connected with St. Patrick’s homeland as the claddagh. But, while this motif has a strong Irish connotation, the ideas that it communicates transcend nationality and culture, making claddagh jewelry a meaningful pick regardless of whether the Emerald Isle is a part of your heritage. […]

March 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Valentine’s Day Jewelry Gifts for Guys

Valentine’s Day Jewelry Gifts for Guys

When you think of jewelry at Valentine’s Day, you probably think of a decidedly romantic piece with a look that’ unmistakably feminine. But, ladies aren’t the only ones who would appreciate a gift of jewelry on Valentine’s Day! A lot of guys would also like a piece of jewelry, and the options for gifts stretch […]

February 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
10 Great Jewelry Gift Ideas for Guys

10 Great Jewelry Gift Ideas for Guys

The men in your life can often be the trickiest to shop for, but they don’t have to be! Apples of Gold’s collection of gifts for men contains excellent picks for just about any guy, from your college-age brother to the love of your life. Here are just 10 great jewelry gift ideas for men […]

December 10, 2013 | By | Reply More
An Engagement is the Start of a Beautiful Future

An Engagement is the Start of a Beautiful Future

An engagement is the start of a beautiful future. And so, it is important to start your new life together with beautiful rings. ApplesofGold.com is a wonderful place to find your engagement and wedding rings online. Realistically, retail jewelry is just too expensive. Most jewelers add a 100% markup; and even if you think the […]

November 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Pink Sapphire Stud Earrings: Jewelry Review

Pink Sapphire Stud Earrings: Jewelry Review

Pink Sapphire Stud Earrings:  Jewelry Review from ApplesofGold.com ApplesofGold.com pink sapphire stud earrings are bold yet feminine stud earrings that are the perfect way to work one of the season’s daring colors into your look. These pink sapphire studs bring out the bright color trend and are perfect for any occassion, from a day in the […]

October 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Guide to Pearls: The Many Faces of the June Birthstone

Guide to Pearls: The Many Faces of the June Birthstone

Many people think of the pearl as a single gemstone, but the truth is that there’s far more to the June birthstone than the white orbs that most often come to mind. Apples of Gold’s collection of pearl jewelry contains pieces that feature a number of different kinds of pearls, each with its own unique […]

June 20, 2013 | By | Reply More