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Top Five Peridot Gemstone Jewelry Picks for August

Top Five Peridot Gemstone Jewelry Picks for August

It’s August again and time to pick our favorite peridot gemstone jewelry picks to showcase for the August birthstone. Our first selection is our top selling ring in the peridot and diamond rings category. Featured to the left is our 1.75 carat oval-cut peridot and diamond ring in 14k white gold set with a generous genuine oval-shaped 10mm […]

August 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Holy Spirit Dove Symbolism in Christian Jewelry

Holy Spirit Dove Symbolism in Christian Jewelry

The dove is often recognized as a symbol of peace, but it represents far more than simply freedom from conflict or discord. To Christians, the dove is also a symbol of the Holy Spirit and the Holy Spirit dove jewelry motif is an elegant way to bring His continual presence to mind. The Holy Spirit […]

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1800s Vintage Antique-Style Victorian Bangle Cuff Bracelets in Sterling Silver

1800s Vintage Antique-Style Victorian Bangle Cuff Bracelets in Sterling Silver

Apples of Gold has added a new collection of sterling silver vintage antique-style bangle cuff bracelets made in the late 1800s to early 1900s Victorian and Edwardian period styles. What makes these new cuff bangles different than the plethora of vintage-style bracelets in the jewelry market today is that these are not your average design […]

June 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Checkerboard White Topaz and Diamond Ring Product Review

Checkerboard White Topaz and Diamond Ring Product Review

White topaz jewelry has proven itself a worthy diamond alternative because of it’s colorless sparkle which closely resembles a white diamond, except for its varying facets and cuts. Topaz gemstones are naturally colorless, but due to various impurities come in various shades of white, pale green, blue, pink, gold, or translucent. Online jeweler, Apples of Gold, […]

May 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Illusion-Set Diamond Engagement Bridal Wedding Ring Sets

Illusion-Set Diamond Engagement Bridal Wedding Ring Sets

An “illusion-set” or “illusion-setting” engagement ring is a diamond ring with a cluster of smaller to medium sized diamonds set together as the center stone in order to create the impression of a larger diamond center. The diamonds will be set together to look much like a solitaire diamond center, but are actually a collection […]

May 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Opal Gemstone Jewelry

Opal Gemstone Jewelry

Opal Gemstones Precious opal shows a variable interplay of internal colors and even though it is a mineraloid, it has an internal structure. At the molecular level, precious opal is composed tiny spheres that form a cubic close-packed lattice formation. These spheres and the way they are positioned and laid out is what helps produce the […]

May 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Rare and Beautiful Blue Diamond- What You Need to Know

The Rare and Beautiful Blue Diamond- What You Need to Know

Diamonds are one of the most sought after precious gemstone and it has long been valued for its purity and brilliance. But while the white, or clear diamond is still the most common, many people are surprised to find that diamonds can occur in a variety of colors. Diamond jewelry is often made from colored […]

May 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
Precious Metals in Wedding Bands: White Gold Rings

Precious Metals in Wedding Bands: White Gold Rings

The tradition of wedding bands dates back many years and has been a time-honored symbol of love, commitment, and never ending devotion. While yellow gold is still one of the most common rings used by brides and grooms, there are many other precious metals that lend themselves well to use in wedding rings and other […]

April 29, 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
Halo Engagement Rings: Five Trendy Yet Timeless Styles

Halo Engagement Rings: Five Trendy Yet Timeless Styles

Some have raised the question, “Are halo engagement rings just a passing trend?” The answer is a resounding “NO!” While halo styles are particularly popular at present, they’re far more than a fleeting fad! Halo rings surround a center gem with a frame of smaller stones that seem to magnify the dazzle of the center […]

March 6, 2014 | By | Reply More