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Top 10 Popular Gemstones

Top 10 Popular Gemstones

Gemstones are fascinating natural minerals that have been cherished and admired by humans for thousands of years. From precious to semi-precious gemstone rings and jewelry, these glittering stones have been the focus of attention for their beauty, rarity, and various scientific and industrial applications. In this blog, we’ll take a closer look at 10 of […]

White Sapphire Heart Engagement Ring: The Perfect Diamond Alternative

White Sapphire Heart Engagement Ring: The Perfect Diamond Alternative

White sapphires are a beautiful and affordable alternative to diamonds. They boast a similar level of brilliance and fire, but with a fraction of the cost. Additionally, white sapphires are naturally occurring and free from the ethical concerns surrounding diamond mining. The design of the heart-shaped white sapphire ring is a symbol of love and […]

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 […]

All About the March Birthstone: Aquamarine

All About the March Birthstone: Aquamarine

Aquamarine is the traditional birthstone for the month of March and makes a perfect gift for those born in March, whether you are looking to buy aquamarine jewelry, pendants, earrings or authentic aquamarine rings, with its beautiful light blue at times seemingly grayish or translucent hues and underlying seawater colored tones. Aquamarine Properties Aquamarine is […]

Precious and Semi-Precious Gemstones

Precious and Semi-Precious Gemstones

Learn all about both precious and semi-precious gemstones with our guide to the top 12 most popular gemstones common to jewelry shoppers. Precious and Semi-Precious Gemstones A gemstone is a cut and polished piece of mineral crystal often used for jewelry. Although most gemstones are generally hard on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness (a […]

Amethyst is the February Birthstone

Amethyst is the February Birthstone

The beautiful and lilac and sometimes deep purple colored amethyst is the traditional February birthstone. Amethyst is also the 6th wedding anniversary gift. The idea of birthstones goes back as far as the Bible—to the breastplate of Aaron when God established the Levitical priesthood. The breastplate with its 12 gems representing the twelve tribes of […]

Personalized Family Tree Pendants for Family Gathering Gifts

Personalized Family Tree Pendants for Family Gathering Gifts

“May His favor be upon you And a thousand generations, And your family and your children And their children, and their children.”  (The Blessing by Kari Jobe and Cody Carnes) STERLING SILVER FAMILY TREE CIRCLE PENDANT WITH 3 STONES “Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.” – Albert Einstein What does family mean to you? Do you think of […]

Jewelry Gifts of Ruby Rings

Jewelry Gifts of Ruby Rings

THREE STONE RUBY AND DIAMOND RING, 14K GOLD “Jesus Christ came into my prison cell last night, and every stone flashed like a ruby.”—Samuel Rutherford Into the prison cells of our lives come those who love us, opening the door and calling us out into a space of love and freedom. If you are looking […]