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December Birthstone Jewelry: Blue Topaz

December Birthstone Jewelry: Blue Topaz

Gorgeous blue topaz is the December birthstone. The blue topaz comes in an array of wintery blue hues that range from light turquoise to deep sapphire (as with the London blue topaz). Few birthstones have such a wide range of universally-loved hues as the blue topaz, making it a favorite gemstone to Read More

December 1, 2010 | By | Reply More
November Birthstone: Citrine and Yellow Topaz

November Birthstone: Citrine and Yellow Topaz

Though yellow topaz is the official November birthstone, citrine is the commonly accepted alternate stone – and for good reason. With its sunny color that looks stunning paired with gold, as well as its relative affordability, citrine makes a beautiful November birthstone. Like the turning Fall leaves, Read More

November 18, 2010 | By | Reply More
October Birthstones: Opal and Pink Tourmaline

October Birthstones: Opal and Pink Tourmaline

The October birthstone, the opal, is much like the month it belongs to: quiet and subdued, with streaks of brilliance that dance with fiery Fall colors. The opal is certainly one of the most interesting looking gems, which makes it perfect for October babies who have an eye for the unique. For October Read More

October 18, 2010 | By | Reply More
September Birthstone: Sapphire

September Birthstone: Sapphire

Just as the heat and dazzle of summer gives way to the cooling of fall, so does September’s sapphire bring a change of pace from the fiery ruby of July and the chartreuse peridot of August. With its soothing watery depths, September’s birthstone is one of the most universally beloved gemstones. Sapphire Read More

August 31, 2010 | By | Reply More
New Sterling Silver Beads

New Sterling Silver Beads

Apples of Gold is proud to introduce our latest collection of jewelry – beautiful sterling silver beads. Our new collection is perfect for jewelry-making enthusiasts and creative crafters. All of the beads are finely made from high quality sterling silver, and are a stylish yet affordable way to create Read More

August 12, 2010 | By | Reply More
August Birthstone: Peridot

August Birthstone: Peridot

Lucky August-born babies have the dazzling peridot as their birthstone. The sparkling chartreuse gemstone is popular thanks to its unique color that flatters every skin tone. And for women with green or hazel peepers, the pretty August birthstone even enhances their eye color – a feat that few gemstones Read More

August 8, 2010 | By | Reply More
July Birthstone: Ruby

July Birthstone: Ruby

For centuries, royals and commoners alike have been enthralled with the ruby’s fire, passion and brilliance. The modern July birthstone, rubies hold the prestige of being the rarest of all gemstones – even rarer than diamonds. What’s more, their remarkable red hue has the visual impact of making them Read More

July 15, 2010 | By | Reply More
June Alternative Birthstone: Pearl

June Alternative Birthstone: Pearl

Interestingly, the lustrous pearl is the alternative June birthstone, not the traditional June birthstone. Yet, most people think of the pearl as the June birthstone simply because the traditional gem for June babies is a scarce, obscure one – Alexandrite. Alexandrite is a young gemstone, and was only Read More

June 7, 2010 | By | Reply More
May Birthstone: Emerald

May Birthstone: Emerald

Sparkling green emeralds are the birthstone for the month of May. Coveted and celebrated since the ancient world, this precious gemstone was once more valuable and sought after than diamonds. They have held their allure throughout the centuries, and even today are one of the most highly prized and expensive Read More

May 10, 2010 | By | Reply More
Gorgeous Gemstone Solitaire Rings

Gorgeous Gemstone Solitaire Rings

Gemstone solitaire rings are among the most versatile pieces of jewelry. The beauty is in their simplicity, which gives them the ability to be worn with just about anything. Always on the lookout for great pieces of quality jewelry to offer to our customers, Apples of Gold is proud to introduce our eye-catching Read More

April 23, 2010 | By | Reply More
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