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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 […]

Valentines Gifts of Jewelry for Women

Valentines Gifts of Jewelry for Women

WOMEN’S DIAMOND CROSS RING “Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;” —Ephesians 5:25 Valentine’s Day is all about love. What better way to express your love for your wife than to remind her there is only One in the entire universe that loves her more than […]

Heart-Shaped Gemstones for Valentine’s Day

Heart-Shaped Gemstones for Valentine’s Day

VINTAGE FILIGREE GARNET HEART RING IN STERLING SILVER “The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart.”—Helen Keller Hellen Keller was an amazing person who experienced life through her heart. She exemplified what life is all about although she only perceived it with her […]

Precious Gemstone Earrings Say How Much You Love Her

Precious Gemstone Earrings Say How Much You Love Her

AMETHYST AND DIAMOND HALO DROP EARRINGS IN STERLING SILVER “I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine. You can’t possess radiance, you can only admire it.”— Elizabeth Taylor How elegantly these luscious amethyst and diamond earrings dangle from her earlobes! How sparkling they are, matched only by the sparkle in her eyes! And […]

Gemstone Rings to Ring in the New Year

Gemstone Rings to Ring in the New Year

HEART-SHAPED PURE PINK TOPAZ DIAMOND RING IN WHITE GOLD “We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.”—Edith Lovejoy Pierce If you didn’t get the ring you were hoping for under the tree this year, […]