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April Birthstone: The Diamond

April Birthstone: The Diamond

When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure. Peter Marshall Is there any stone more captivating than the diamond? This stone encompasses the highest wonders of creation: beauty, strength, resilience, purity, and Read More

April 4, 2012 | By More
March Birthstone: The Aquamarine

March Birthstone: The Aquamarine

The Stone. Aquamarine is the official birthstone of the month of March, not to mention a favorite among jewelry lovers as a whole. Though it is the crowning stone of the third month, ladies born in any month can appreciate the special marine qualities of this unique stone. Aquamarine is a gemstone of Read More

March 1, 2012 | By More
February Birthstone–The Amethyst

February Birthstone–The Amethyst

The Gem. A member of the quartz family, amethyst has captured eyes since ancient times. Ranging in color from a delicate, nearly colorless violet to deep, rich purple, the amethyst stone crowns the month of February as the official birthstone. The amethyst obtains its color from the presence of iron Read More

January 31, 2012 | By More
January Birthstone: The Garnet

January Birthstone: The Garnet

Known for its deep, rich red, the garnet is a favorite among the family of gemstones and the official birthstone of the month of January. From garnet beads to pendants to solitaire earrings, there is a garnet gift to suit every January birthday on your list. Garnet takes its name from the Latin word, Read More

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Crystal Birthstone Beads From Swarovski

Crystal Birthstone Beads From Swarovski

With Christmas and New Year’s just barely behind us, it’s time to start thinking about those special January birthdays! Crystal Swarovski beads are a favorite gift idea for that special woman. These beads have a timeless style—sparkly and fun for a young girl, while classy and a touch whimsical Read More

January 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
Diamond Crosses: The Symbol of the Cross

Diamond Crosses: The Symbol of the Cross

As we prepare to celebrate the birth of our Savior, we also acknowledge Christ’s suffering and death. Jesus’ truest purpose in coming into the world as a baby was to die for our sins as a man. The symbol of the cross is as important to Christmas as it is to Easter. Christmas shopping challenges Read More

December 20, 2011 | By | Reply More
Easier One-Click Christmas Shopping. Jewelry Gifts From Apples Of Gold

Easier One-Click Christmas Shopping. Jewelry Gifts From Apples Of Gold

When the weather outside is frightful, or the crowds wholly horrific, you can do your Christmas shopping with the click of a mouse. Seems easier right? But then you consider the more than 5,000 items in the Apples of Gold jewelry collection and suddenly the mall is looking a little more inviting. We Read More

December 14, 2011 | By | Reply More
Love That Keeps On Giving: Diamond Eternity Bands

Love That Keeps On Giving: Diamond Eternity Bands

Haven’t heard of an eternity band? But perhaps you have seen women with stacks of two and three thin rings bearing strings of diamonds. Known as eternity bands, these rings are special pieces of jewelry given to celebrate an anniversary, the birth of a child, or other special event in the life of a Read More

December 12, 2011 | By | Reply More
December Birthstones: Tanzanite

December Birthstones: Tanzanite

December is a unique month in that it has not just one official birthstone—but four! Join us throughout the month as we profile December birthstone jewelry. Our second December gemstone is Tanzanite. If you’re new to this sparkly, blue gem, let us begin by saying, it is well worth making the acquaintance. Read More

December 8, 2011 | By | Reply More
Getting To The Heart Of Christmas

Getting To The Heart Of Christmas

As we prepare to celebrate Christ’s birth, we also celebrate the ones we love with tokens of our affection and appreciation. Heart jewelry reminds those on our list of our love for them and also makes a stunning reminder as the recipient wears the gift throughout the year. From heart-shaped pendants, Read More

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