Engagement Rings

What Your Favorite Engagement Ring Says About You

What Your Favorite Engagement Ring Says About You

Have you ever wondered that your favorite engagement ring might have a ton to say about you and your personality? Well, to be honest, the type of ring that you are attracted to the most might give you a deeper meaning of what you are truly like and how you see yourself as a person. […]

August 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Something Borrowed: Antique Diamond Engagement Rings for the Bride

Something Borrowed: Antique Diamond Engagement Rings for the Bride

Haven’t you ever wished you could find a luxe, vintage ring that was actually brand new? No slightly creepy feeling like when you rent bowling shoes knowing someone else has worn them before, no speculation about who owned the vintage ring before you did…just a new, untouched ring made way-back-when, with the old fashioned style […]

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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 […]

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Wedding Rings

Something Borrowed: Antique Diamond Engagement Rings for the Bride

Something Borrowed: Antique Diamond Engagement Rings for the Bride

Haven’t you ever wished you could find a luxe, vintage ring that was actually brand new? No slightly creepy feeling like when you rent bowling shoes knowing someone else has worn them before, no speculation about who owned the vintage ring before you did…just a new, untouched ring made way-back-when, with the old fashioned style […]

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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 […]

August 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
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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Gemstone Jewelry

The Autumn Sapphire: September’s Birthstone

The Autumn Sapphire: September’s Birthstone

September is often a month of contradictions, a confluence of two seasons, filled with transitions from summer pool parties to autumn’s bonfires, with the back to school rush and the drop of temperatures from sweltering August to the cool longer dusks of September. It is that distinctive deep blue September twilight that is captured so […]

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Color Coordinate Your Gemstone Jewelry with Your Dress

Color Coordinate Your Gemstone Jewelry with Your Dress

The beauty of gemstones lies in its colors. Each color, cut, and style has its own significance. When you wear an exquisite gemstone ring, you want to show it off by waving your hands as you mingle around. That is when you catch the stares of others as they look at the colored gem on […]

August 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Popular Gemstone Rings and Jewelry Gifts for the One You Love

Popular Gemstone Rings and Jewelry Gifts for the One You Love

Men sometimes have the hardest time deciding on a ring to give to their girlfriend, wife, or even mother. To help you decide on the perfect jewelry gift, women can do their part by giving clues as to the type of ring they like. Unlike the movie “What Women Want,” men are not always able […]

August 23, 2014 | By | Reply More

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 […]

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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

How to Keep Your Jewelry Organized

How to Keep Your Jewelry Organized

If you are not careful about your jewelry, then chances are that little bits and pieces of your jewelry can get lost or ruined. In some of the cases, your jewelry can even get tangled with each other, and this could happen at the worst possible time when you are getting ready and have to […]

August 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
White Gold Wedding Bands for the Groom

White Gold Wedding Bands for the Groom

The groom’s ring is an often-overlooked element of wedding planning. With so much of the focus on the bride in contemporary weddings, the groom’s considerations can be left by the wayside. The bride requires a lavish white ball gown, while he can get by with a rental tuxedo. Her bouquet is lush with varied fragrant […]

August 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
How to Keep Your Silver Jewelry from Tarnishing

How to Keep Your Silver Jewelry from Tarnishing

You might own a beautiful piece of silver jewelry at some point in your life, but you must remember that if you do not take care of it, that piece of jewelry will get tarnished. Many environmental factors can cause tarnishing such as moisture in the air, body oils, salt, and even other metals. A […]

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