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Popular Vintage Gemstone Rings and Jewelry

Popular Vintage Gemstone Rings and Jewelry

While “there’s nothing new under the sun,” old styles can seem as good as new, and the popularity of vintage gemstone rings proves it. Vintage gemstone rings are loved by many because they bring to mind pictures of a simpler time, one that we may have heard our grandparents or great-grandparents Read More

August 25, 2012 | By More
Black Titanium Carbon Fiber Wedding Band Ring by Benchmark

Black Titanium Carbon Fiber Wedding Band Ring by Benchmark

Sleek, minimalistic and modern … Certain styles embody all the best of contemporary design with looks that promise to retain their appeal far into the future. Apples of Gold’s Benchmark Black Titanium Carbon Fiber Wedding Band Ring  is one of those styles. Related: Black Titanium Wedding Bands, Read More

August 9, 2012 | By More
Hawaiian Jewelry in Handmade Sterling Silver from Designer Kira Ferrer

Hawaiian Jewelry in Handmade Sterling Silver from Designer Kira Ferrer

Even if a vacation isn’t in your plans this season, you can capture the laid-back, naturally gorgeous vibe of a week at the beach with Apples of Gold’s collection of jewelry created by artist Kira Ferrer. Related: Sterling Silver Jewelry, Silver Bracelets It’s no surprise that these pieces Read More

August 9, 2012 | By More
Great Jewelry Picks for Your Wedding Ensemble

Great Jewelry Picks for Your Wedding Ensemble

It’s wedding season! According to the Association of Wedding Professionals International, July is the most popular month for weddings in the United States, and chances are, you’ve received at least one wedding invitation in the mail in recent months. The average wedding has 145 guests, and if Read More

August 7, 2012 | By More
Pin, Fan, or Tweet: Nine Reasons to Connect with Applesofgold.com

Pin, Fan, or Tweet: Nine Reasons to Connect with Applesofgold.com

Would an exclusive discount on top-quality jewelry make your day? What about a gorgeous close up of one of the season’s tops rings? If so, are you connected with Apples of Gold on Pinterest, Facebook, and Twitter? While we’ve been connecting with our customers for a while in Facebook and Twitter, Read More

August 6, 2012 | By More
Tips for Buying Engagement Rings Online

Tips for Buying Engagement Rings Online

More and more consumers are turning every day to online purchasing. From holiday gifts to groceries, buying online is easy, affordable, and convenient. Even big-ticket items like furniture are being sought after online in droves. Even the biggest-ticket item men will purchase, the engagement ring, can Read More

May 31, 2012 | By More
Three Stone Gemstone Diamond Rings Collection

Three Stone Gemstone Diamond Rings Collection

Looking for a classic style with a splash of color? Apples of Gold’s new collection of three stone gemstone and diamond rings may be just what you’re looking for! These styles, which showcase the beauty of amethyst, aquamarine, blue topaz and black diamonds, provide an up-to-the-minute interpretation Read More

May 17, 2012 | By More
Gold Overtakes Platinum in the Precious Metals Market

Gold Overtakes Platinum in the Precious Metals Market

A pretty rare occurrence that is not so rare nowdays: gold prices are valued higher than platinum prices in the precious metals commodities market. Say what? Yes, gold costs more than platinum! As of the close of the last business day (April 6, 2012), gold closed at $1,634.10 per ounce and platinum Read More

April 8, 2012 | By More
Why is Platinum More Expensive than Gold Jewelry?

Why is Platinum More Expensive than Gold Jewelry?

There are several factors involved in pricing platinum jewelry vs. gold jewelry, from the obvious to the less obvious. The Metals Price of Platinum vs. Gold Platinum, as a precious metal, is normally valued much higher in the precious metals commodity market than gold. Whereas historically Read More

April 7, 2012 | By More
Keystone Pricing: How Jewelry Prices are Determined

Keystone Pricing: How Jewelry Prices are Determined

If you hang around jewelers or retailers long enough or are an avid jewelry shopper, you may eventually hear the words “keystone pricing” or “triple-keystone pricing” floating around. Such terms are sort of jewelers’ code words for their various pricing structures. So without getting too wordy, what Read More

April 2, 2012 | By More
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