Mother’s Day is here! Have you decided how you’re going to honor your mom yet? Mom jewelry of many kinds is a lovely way to show the woman who raised you—or any other woman who’s played an important role in your life—that you appreciate her, and there no better time to buy a piece of this jewelry Read More
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
You probably know the gemstone associated with the month of your birth, but what is the story behind the birthstone? How did the tradition of wearing a special stone for your month begin? How did birthstone jewelry become so popular?
As you have read in previous Apples of Gold jewelry blog articles, Read More
Parents want to know: what’s the best age to start buying jewelry for my child? As a child approaches the tween and teen years, jewelry can make a special gift and a fine investment. But jewelry for this age should be chosen carefully. If the piece is too juvenile, you may spend a lot of money for Read More
Behold, the striking purple shade of the February stone—the amethyst. Valued for its exquisite color and feminine appeal, amethyst has an interesting story—read on to learn more about this sought-after stone.
The Story Behind the Shade Why is amethyst purple? Though scientists show that amethyst Read More
For all you out there who have been procrastinating on finding a gift for your loved one, we’ve got you covered. Valentine’s Day is swift upon us, so even if you are out of time for this holiday there are plenty of pretty pieces to keep in mind for her birthday, Christmas, anniversary, graduation, Read More
A symbolic gemstone that reminds us of the future and of promises made is the Garnet. Not only is the Garnet the official birthstone of January but it has repeatedly represented the start of something new and the end of something old in history.
This thesis with the Garnet is not new. Noah used garnet Read More
Buying holiday gifts can be a tough task. Most people will agree that the ideal gift is something thoughtful and personal that the recipient will cherish. The tough part is finding that special item to fulfill the above criteria. Jewelry is always a great pick for a holiday gift since it’s something Read More