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New Silver Heart Rings by Apples of Gold

New Silver Heart Rings by Apples of Gold

Apples of Gold has updated their amazing collection of fine rings by adding three new stunning style to its collection! Let’s take a look at these new Silver Heart Rings and see what beautiful styles are now available for you to add to your find jewelry collection. 1. The 1.70 Carat Heart-Shaped Pink Topaz and […]

July 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Tanzanite Gemstones are Stunningly Beautiful

Tanzanite Gemstones are Stunningly Beautiful

Tanzanite is the blue/purple variety of the beautiful mineral that is commonly known as zoisite. It was first discovered and recorded in the Mererani Hills of Manyara Region in Northern Tanzania in 1967, near Mount Kilimanjaro. Tanzanite minerals are commonly used as a gemstone for fine luxury jewelry rings and necklaces. Most Tanzanite is man-made and naturally-formed Tanzanite is extremely rare, but some deposits […]

May 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
Luxury Gemstone- Sapphire Jewelry

Luxury Gemstone- Sapphire Jewelry

Sapphire Gemstone Sapphire gets its name from the Greek word meaning ‘blue stone’. Trace amounts of other elements can be found in most sapphires and include materials such as  iron,  titanium,  chromium, copper, or magnesium. These different elements impact the color of the gemstone and as such there can be sapphires that are blue, yellow, purple, orange, or […]

May 28, 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 […]

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Moissanite Gemstone Fine Jewelry

Moissanite Gemstone Fine Jewelry

Moissanite  Gemstones The mineral that has come to be known as moissanite was first  discovered by Henri Moissan during an excavation trip where he was examining rock samples that had been taken out of a meteor crater in Canyon Diablo, Arizona. This was in 1893 and it was the first known time that moissanite had been seen by humans. At […]

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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 […]

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Garnet Gemstone Jewelry Review

Garnet Gemstone Jewelry Review

Garnet is the name given to a gemstone that is part of a group of silicate minerals which date back as far as the Bronze Age where they were used as decorative gemstones and abrasives. The different types of garnet have similar physical properties but they have different chemical compositions. It is a very popular gemstone and many garnet pieces are becoming […]

May 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
Emerald Gemstone Luxury Jewelry Info

Emerald Gemstone Luxury Jewelry Info

Emerald is a gemstone variety of the common semi precious mineral  known as beryl. It is colored green because of trace elements of other minerals.  The word “Emerald” comes from Latin: Esmaralda/Esmaraldus which roughly translates to “green gem.” Emerald gemstone pendants, rings, and broaches are very popular and this precious gemstone has long been a staple of luxury jewelry dealers. […]

May 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Everything You Need to Know About Amethyst

Everything You Need to Know About Amethyst

Amethyst is a semi-precious gemstone that comes in various shades of violet and is the traditional birthstone for the month of February. It is a popular variety of quartz and is very popular in a wide range of jewelry. The name Amethyst comes from the Ancient Greek phrase meaning ‘not intoxicated.’ They believed the stone would protect against drunkenness and […]

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