Engagement Rings

Looking to the Past to Find Today’s Timeless Jewelry Fashions

Looking to the Past to Find Today’s Timeless Jewelry Fashions

Looking to the past to find today’s timeless jewelry fashions may seem like a paradox, but that is exactly the heart of antique-style and vintage jewelry. Ironically, shoppers look to the jewelry designs of the past to find styles that have withstood rigors of time and remained persistently relevant to today’s culture and fashions. As […]

August 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Sterling Silver Bride: Affordable Silver Engagement Rings

Sterling Silver Bride: Affordable Silver Engagement Rings

Some jewelry enthusiasts have never liked or cared for gold, but prefer silver. So why start now, just because you are going to be a married? If you are a “sterling silver” bride, silver engagement rings are a noteworthy option for you! Not only are silver engagement rings easier on the budget – by far – but […]

August 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
4 Diamond Engagement Rings That Will Never Go Out of Style

4 Diamond Engagement Rings That Will Never Go Out of Style

New jewelry and engagement trends pop up each several years with wedding industry marketers constantly looking to either find or create the latest fashion in diamond rings. But there are 3 styles that will surely never go out of style and remain fashionable through the ages. We explore these 3 timeless fashions at Apples of […]

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Wedding Rings

Wedding Bands As Strong As Your Love

Wedding Bands As Strong As Your Love

When you fall in love with someone, you would want to commemorate that love with something special. It is due to this reason that certain wedding bands are made to best display the love you have for your better half. Here are a few wedding bands that display a strong connection between two people: Titanium […]

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Paisley Wedding Bands for the Bride

Paisley Wedding Bands for the Bride

Paisley is pretty—women have recognized the unequivocal aesthetic value of the twisting botanical motif for centuries now. That distinctive curling teardrop shape of paisley became a wildly popular fashion motif in 18th century Britain, when shawls imported from India with that design were all the rage. The smartest aristocrats and most aspirational bourgeois vied for […]

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Paisley Wedding Ring Sets for the Bride and Groom

Paisley Wedding Ring Sets for the Bride and Groom

You’ve gotten engaged and put on that sparkling diamond engagement ring! Congratulations and may God bless your upcoming wedding! Now it is time to shop for the bride and groom wedding rings. Apples of Gold, online jeweler since 1999, has a quality and surprisingly affordable collection of wedding band sets that are sure to please! […]

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Gemstone Jewelry

Peridot Olivine, the Olive Green Gemstone

Peridot Olivine, the Olive Green Gemstone

Peridot in its pure form is really the mineral olivine, which is primarily composed of magnesium and iron as well as oxygen and silicon, and with manganese and nickel being sometimes present elements of the green peridot. When it the mineral is of gemstone quality, it is called peridot or chrysolite, having derived its name for […]

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Feminine Gemstone Cross Necklaces for Women

Feminine Gemstone Cross Necklaces for Women

Gemstone crosses have a special appeal: they are feminine, beautiful, and symbolically meaningful to the wearer. Scripture is replete with meaningful references to the cross of Jesus Christ and to the relationship between the follower of Christ to the intent of the cross. Wearing a beautiful, feminine gemstone cross necklace from Apples of Gold is a […]

August 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Fall in Love with the Blue Sapphire Gemstone

Fall in Love with the Blue Sapphire Gemstone

Without any doubt, sapphire is a beautiful stone. While there are many shades of blue in the ring, the core essence of the gemstone remains the same. Just looking at the stone and the color will make you instantly fall in love with it. There are many different styles of sapphire rings available out there, […]

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Vintage Jewelry

Looking to the Past to Find Today’s Timeless Jewelry Fashions

Looking to the Past to Find Today’s Timeless Jewelry Fashions

Looking to the past to find today’s timeless jewelry fashions may seem like a paradox, but that is exactly the heart of antique-style and vintage jewelry. Ironically, shoppers look to the jewelry designs of the past to find styles that have withstood rigors of time and remained persistently relevant to today’s culture and fashions. As […]

August 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
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 […]

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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 […]

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Christian Jewelry

Feminine Gemstone Cross Necklaces for Women

Feminine Gemstone Cross Necklaces for Women

Gemstone crosses have a special appeal: they are feminine, beautiful, and symbolically meaningful to the wearer. Scripture is replete with meaningful references to the cross of Jesus Christ and to the relationship between the follower of Christ to the intent of the cross. Wearing a beautiful, feminine gemstone cross necklace from Apples of Gold is a […]

August 21, 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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Onyx in the Bible

Onyx in the Bible

Did you know that the onyx stone is mentioned 11 times in the Bible? Onyx is first mentioned in the Book of Genesis: “And the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium and the onyx stone” (2:12). It is then mentioned 7 times in the Book of Exodus, where the Onyx is set in the ephod and the breastplate […]

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ApplesofGold.com News

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
What Kind of Push Present to Buy

What Kind of Push Present to Buy

What is a push present?  If you’re childless, you may not know.  But if you have had the experience of childbirth, especially natural, then I HOPE you know.  Typically, a push present is a piece of jewelry given by an adoring and appreciative husband to his tired and amazing wife.  This selfless woman had to […]

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How To Quickly And Naturally Clean Jewelry

How To Quickly And Naturally Clean Jewelry

  We all know store bought jewelry cleaners work.  Just drop in, rinse, and dry.  Or if you have all the time in the world, stop by the jewelry store and let them clean it.  Seriously, some ladies do this on a daily basis.  But did you know you can get the same results by […]

April 1, 2014 | By | Reply More

Jewelry Spotlight

Wedding Jewelry Accessories for Men

Wedding Jewelry Accessories for Men

A groom does not have to downplay their own unique style or flare and there is no reason they should miss the opportunity to let his own unique fashion show through on his big day. There is a wide variety of stunning men’s wedding jewelry available to choose from at Apples of Gold and each […]

August 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Choosing Jewelry to Match Your Wedding Colors

Choosing Jewelry to Match Your Wedding Colors

The tradition of wearing wedding bands is as old as time as is the tradition of adornments such as jewelry. While yellow gold makes up the bulk of wedding jewelry used by brides, there are many other precious metals which a bride can choose from. Finding ones that best compliment the dress, style, and feel […]

August 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
How to Find Jewelry that Compliments Your Wedding Dress

How to Find Jewelry that Compliments Your Wedding Dress

When it comes to preparing for the wedding of your dreams, the jewelry you choose is almost as important as the dress. Your jewelry pieces need to complement your dress and help it stand out and really wow everyone who has come to see you on your big day. With that goal in mind, here […]

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