Archive for 2011

November Birthstone–Citrine

November Birthstone–Citrine

Citrine? “What’s that?” You say. Isn’t November’s birthstone the topaz? Though people often referred to this yellow gemstone as the yellow or gold topaz, its proper name is citrine. Topaz is a misnomer—the citrine stone is actually a member of the quartz family and gets its sunshine hue from Read More

November 7, 2011 | By | Reply More
A Sign For Eternity: The Infinity Symbol Wedding Band

A Sign For Eternity: The Infinity Symbol Wedding Band

The concept of infinity refers to an entity which is “without bound or end.” The twisting ribbon design, introduced in 1655 is also known as the lamniscate, derived from the Latin word for ‘ribbon’. Could there be a more appropriate symbol for a marriage? Is there a better sign to signify a love Read More

October 28, 2011 | By | Reply More
October 31 Is…Reformation Day!

October 31 Is…Reformation Day!

When we think of October 31, Halloween is probably the first thing that comes to mind. Whether you celebrate Halloween or not, October 31 is a day in the Christian calendar that should not be fully eclipsed by costumes and candy. October 31, 1517 is the day Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the Read More

October 26, 2011 | By | Reply More
Notes from the CEO: Proverbs 25:11

Notes from the CEO: Proverbs 25:11

I was speaking with my son this morning, and among the various things that he hopes to be–such as a Lego-engineer and/or a farmer (after watching episodes of Little House on the Prairie)–we got into talking about religion in the workplace, and how that mentioning Jesus or promoting God in most companies Read More

October 23, 2011 | By | Reply More
“Engagement Month” Is Coming—Are You Ready?

“Engagement Month” Is Coming—Are You Ready?

Tradition holds that December is the most popular month for popping the question. Gentlemen, that’s a mere six weeks away. You know you’ve found the woman you want to spend the rest of your life with. You know she is the one God created you to love and serve. But now here’s the big question: do Read More

October 21, 2011 | By | Reply More
New Product Focus: Pearl Openwork Bezel Sterling Silver Ring

New Product Focus: Pearl Openwork Bezel Sterling Silver Ring

As temperatures start to dip and the woolier clothes move to the front of the closet, jewelry styles change too. Rather than the bright gemstones and shiny silver so popular during the summer months, wintertime jewelry features deep colors, whites, and antiqued metals, pairing perfectly with the charcoals, Read More

October 19, 2011 | By | Reply More
The Apples of Gold “Best Of” Series: The Best Of Our Rose Gold Wedding Bands

The Apples of Gold “Best Of” Series: The Best Of Our Rose Gold Wedding Bands

Is rose gold new to you? In our “Best Of” wedding band series, we’re showing you the many options you have in choosing your wedding jewelry and also helping to educate you on the precious metals that are most frequently used in wedding rings. By browsing through our lineup of best sellers, you Read More

October 12, 2011 | By | Reply More
Our Best-Selling Jewelry Includes Great Gifts For Men

Our Best-Selling Jewelry Includes Great Gifts For Men

As we’ve been compiling our lists of bestsellers in all categories, a few pieces consistently pop up as our customers’ favorite selections. We all know that men can be hard to buy for—particularly when you want a special, meaningful gift. Our best-seller lists can help suggest a few of the items Read More

October 10, 2011 | By | Reply More
Best Diamond Rings: What Makes These Rings Shine?

Best Diamond Rings: What Makes These Rings Shine?

With so many outstanding diamond engagement rings to choose from, it is easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer magnitude of the Apples of Gold selection. We want you to have options and we want you to select the ring that is perfect for you and your style. That means we aim to provide you with an extensive Read More

October 4, 2011 | By | Reply More
Apples of Gold Complaints: Even Great Companies Get Bad Press

Apples of Gold Complaints: Even Great Companies Get Bad Press

If there is one thing we try to do at Apples of Gold, it is delight you. And our customers are all delighted in different ways—some are tickled by the great selection, others keep coming back for our extraordinary quality, the fair and ethical pricing has made loyal customers out of many, and we’d Read More

October 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
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