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Vintage Tanzanite Rings: A New Stone for Time-tested Styles

Vintage Tanzanite Rings: A New Stone for Time-tested Styles

Tanzanite was discovered decades after the Art Deco Period and over a half a century after the Victorian Era, but that doesn’t stop it from adding a unique beauty to jewelry that’s inspired by these times past! Tanzanite rings that feature vintage styles combine time-honored looks with a fresh-faced gemstone that gives them a burst […]

March 2, 2013 | By More
Unique Garnet Jewelry: New Takes on a Timeless Stone

Unique Garnet Jewelry: New Takes on a Timeless Stone

Garnet has been used in jewelry for thousands of years, and you might think that there’s little that can be done with it that hasn’t before. Think again! Garnet jewelry comes in a vast variety of styles, including a number of fresh looks that make this stone completely new. Since the Bronze Age, garnet jewelry […]

February 28, 2013 | By More
Don’t Miss Asscher-Cut Gemstone Rings!

Don’t Miss Asscher-Cut Gemstone Rings!

Looking for a gemstone ring with a uniquely dazzling cut? If so, don’t miss the Asscher-cut gemstone rings that Apples of Gold just added to their collection! The Assher Cut was developed in Holland in 1902 by Joseph Asscher, a famous jeweler who owned the Asscher Diamond Company (now the Royal Asscher Diamond Company) in […]

February 27, 2013 | By More
Romantic Gemstone Rings to Make Any Day Valentine’s Day

Romantic Gemstone Rings to Make Any Day Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day may have been earlier in the month, but that doesn’t mean that it’s too late to show your love to your special someone with a romantic piece of jewelry. When you’re in love, any day can be Valentine’s Day and gemstone rings with romantic style are always a fantastic way to demonstrate your […]

February 25, 2013 | By More
Smokey Quartz Jewelry: A New Kind of Basic

Smokey Quartz Jewelry: A New Kind of Basic

Black isn’t the only basic! While black, white and navy are commonly heralded for their ability to go anywhere and coordinate with just about anything, brown can also be an incredibly versatile choice. This is beautifully demonstrated by smokey quartz jewelry. Smokey quartz is, as its name implies, a type of quartz, and as such […]

February 23, 2013 | By More
Choosing Gemstone Jewelry that Flatters

Choosing Gemstone Jewelry that Flatters

From the rich, fiery red of the ruby to the cool glimmer of aquamarine, gemstones come in a wide array of colors. But, how do you choose the gemstone jewelry that’s most flattering for you? Here are three factors to consider: Your skin tone: Your skin provides that canvas upon which any ring sits, and […]

February 22, 2013 | By More
Birthstone Spotlight: Amethyst

Birthstone Spotlight: Amethyst

You may know it as the February birthstone or simply as a pretty purple gem, but regardless, amethyst is a stone that’s hard to ignore. Its violet sparkle gives amethyst jewelry of all kinds a touch of regal beauty. Amethyst is the most precious stone in the quartz family. Its lush purple color comes from […]

February 19, 2013 | By More
True-Blue Aquamarine Rings in Honor of “Honest Abe”

True-Blue Aquamarine Rings in Honor of “Honest Abe”

It’s President’s Day! While many of us associate today with a day off from work or school, it’s also a time to remember two of our greatest presidents: George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. While there are many stories about the integrity of both men, Lincoln was the one to earn the nickname “Honest Abe.” Aquamarine […]

February 18, 2013 | By More
Pink Sapphire Jewelry: A Twist on a Classic Precious Stone

Pink Sapphire Jewelry: A Twist on a Classic Precious Stone

When you think of a sapphire, chances are that you think of a dark blue stone with a deep, slightly mysterious sparkle. However, this indigo gem isn’t the only type of sapphire. A striking pink variety of this stone is equally alluring, with a personality that can wake up any jewelry collection. Pink sapphire rings […]

February 16, 2013 | By More
Garnet Heart Rings in Honor of St. Valentine

Garnet Heart Rings in Honor of St. Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day! While most of us associate today with red roses, chocolates and cards filled with declarations of love, there’s far more to this holiday than the exchange of tokens of affection such as heart rings. The roots of Valentine’s Day trace back over a thousand years to the act of one brave man […]

February 14, 2013 | By More