Engagement Rings

How to Shop Engagement Rings Online

How to Shop Engagement Rings Online

There are many advantages to buying your engagement rings online, whether you are in love with a 1 carat diamond ring or something a little smaller, learn how to shop for engagement rings online with this short and easy guide from a professional jeweler. Advantages of Buying Engagement Rings Online The top 3 main advantages […]

All About the Diamond

All About the Diamond

The diamond is commonly known as the traditional April birthstone. But did you know that diamonds are named from the Greek word, adamas, meaning “invincible”? It wasn’t just DeBeers, but James Bond, who aptly said, “Diamonds are forever”. This statement from pop-culture and advertising slogans alike is extremely suitable for the natural diamond’s properties and […]

7 Best Engagement Ring Styles for Your Soulmate

7 Best Engagement Ring Styles for Your Soulmate

Finding the best engagement ring to propose to your soulmate can be one of the most significant and life-altering decisions of your life. Learn about 7 of the most popular and best engagement styles in the wedding and jewelry market today. Sharing your life with someone is a magical and meaningful experience, and if you’ve […]

Wedding Rings

5 Things to Consider When Buying Wedding Bands

5 Things to Consider When Buying Wedding Bands

Here are 5 things to consider when buying wedding bands, from budget to style to size. Everything you need to know. Shopping for Wedding Bands If you and your soon-to-be are all set to get married, there are a multitude of things you need to take into consideration before the Big Day, from arranging the […]

The Importance of Marriage

The Importance of Marriage

One cannot overstate the importance of marriage. A married couple who strives to be faithful, unified, and selfless is a vivid representation of the character of God in a world that desperately needs to see more of Him. The number of decisions made when planning a wedding can be staggering. In anticipation of the wedding […]

How to Shop Engagement Rings Online

How to Shop Engagement Rings Online

There are many advantages to buying your engagement rings online, whether you are in love with a 1 carat diamond ring or something a little smaller, learn how to shop for engagement rings online with this short and easy guide from a professional jeweler. Advantages of Buying Engagement Rings Online The top 3 main advantages […]

Gemstone Jewelry

Gemstone Color Wheel

Gemstone Color Wheel

Gemstones come in a rainbow of strikingly vibrant hues, which our gemstone color wheel makes beautifully apparent. By placing gems in color groupings for easy comparisons, customers can see their many exciting possibilities and subtle color shifts, when wearing gemstone rings or pairing gemstone jewelry options, such as pendants, necklaces, earrings or even wedding rings. […]

Rare Alexandrite Gemstone Jewelry

Rare Alexandrite Gemstone Jewelry

Alexandrite is a highly unusual color changing variant of the mineral chrysoberyl that is often described as “emerald by day, ruby by night” by gem enthusiasts. In the 1830s, Alexandrite was identified in Russia’s Ural Mountains. Nils Gustaf Nordenskiöld, a well known mineralogist, was the first to notice that this rare green, color changing gem […]

What is the Mohs Scale?

What is the Mohs Scale?

The Mohs Scale is a qualitative hardness scale that ranges from 1 to 10, describing the ability of a harder mineral, such as a gemstone or diamond, to scratch other softer stones or minerals. It can be very useful to know the hardness of your gemstone when considering purchasing jewelry, whether you are shopping for […]

Silver Jewelry

Italian Silver Rope Chains

Italian Silver Rope Chains

Sterling silver is a great offset to inflation as precious metals tend to rise in price over time as a hedge when inflation soars. Our Italian silver rope chains make a great wearable investment that you can enjoy now as jewelry and hold long into the future without fear of their value decreasing. See our […]

25th Silver Anniversary Gifts

25th Silver Anniversary Gifts

Every wedding anniversary is worth celebrating, but the 25th one deserves special sterling silver Jewelry for your husband or wife. After all, you have successfully spent 25 years of your lives together. There were probably many highs and lows together, making this celebration even more special.  Silver Jewelry Anniversary Gift Ideas Whether you want to […]

How to Clean Tarnished Silver Jewelry

How to Clean Tarnished Silver Jewelry

From engagement rings to pendants and necklaces, silver jewelry is a preferred choice for many jewelry aficionados. Unfortunately, silver jewelry is prone to tarnish. This article will explore and provide tips on how to clean tarnished silver jewelry at home. What is Tarnishing? When silver is exposed to sulfur-containing gases in the air, it discolors […]

Christian Jewelry

Hypoallergenic Cross Pendants

Hypoallergenic Cross Pendants

Those with skin sensitives and allergies to base metals like nickel or precious metals like silver, should consider hypoallergenic cross pendants such as platinum crosses. Below is a list of some of our best selling hypoallergenic crosses and what makes them a suitable choice for those with various skin conditions and allergies. While there are […]

Heart Anchor Cross Meaning

Heart Anchor Cross Meaning

What is the Meaning of the the heart, anchor, cross symbol in art and jewelry? The heart anchor cross is a Christian symbol signifying deep and meaningful spiritual truths, primarily pointing to the steadfast love of God in Christ Jesus for every Christian believer. Meaning of the Anchor, Cross, Heart At first glance, being that […]

History of the Cross in Jewelry

History of the Cross in Jewelry

There is not a more iconic symbol of Christianity than the cross. The cross is the great touchstone of the Christian faith; without it and the subsequent resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ, there is no Christian faith. A cross was required for the Savior to bear the curse of our sin in order for […]

Heart Jewelry

Heart Earrings for Special Occasions

Heart Earrings for Special Occasions

BLUE TOPAZ AND DIAMOND HEART EARRINGS, 10K WHITE GOLD “You cannot buy loyalty; you cannot buy the devotion of hearts, minds, and souls. You have to earn these things.”—Clarence Francis Along with love, loyalty is a characteristic that people seek in those to whom they are committed. These lovely blue topaz and diamond heart earrings […]

Double Hearts Jewelry for Valentine’s Day

Double Hearts Jewelry for Valentine’s Day

14K ROSE GOLD DOUBLE HEART NECKLACE “Two minds with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.”—Jasper Fforde DOUBLE HEART DIAMOND NECKLACE, 14K GOLD “ Distance never separates two hearts that really care, for our memories span the miles and in seconds we are there. But whenever I start feeling sad cuz I […]

Silver Hearts Say I Am Yours

Silver Hearts Say I Am Yours

LIFETIME FRIENDSHIP HEART NECKLACE IN STERLING SILVER Lifetime FriendToday I count my blessings,Giving thanks to the end.Forever grateful for you,My lifetime friend. — Deborah J. Birdoes There comes a point in your life when you realize who matters, who never did, who won’t anymore…and who always will. Valentine’s Day isn’t just for romantic lovers. It’s […]

Jewelry Spotlight

Heavy Gold Curb Chains

Heavy Gold Curb Chains

Apples of Gold has heavy gold curb chains in stock in a variety of widths in 20, 22, 24, 26, 28 and 30 inch lengths, that beat your average, run-of-the-mill chains that you see everywhere else. Heavy, Substantial Gold Chains High quality, heavy gold curb chains are often a thing of the past in terms […]

Average Chain Length for Women

Average Chain Length for Women

Short Answer: The average chain length for women is 18 Inches. If you are unsure of what chain length to get, this is the place to start, as 18″ is the most common chain necklace length for most women. Chain Length for Women We’ve all been there: when you discover the perfect necklace while shopping […]

Best Gold Chains for Men

Best Gold Chains for Men

Every man has a different sense of style. Numerous designs, lengths, and precious metals are available for men’s chain necklaces, including sterling silver, solid gold chains, white gold or even platinum. Here is a guide to some of the most frequently purchased, most popular and best gold chains for men. Box Chains Let’s begin with […]