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Amethyst Rings: Suited for Royalty … and for You!

Amethyst Rings: Suited for Royalty … and for You!

No color is linked with royalty quite like purple. The dye originally used to dye fabric purple was obtained from a small mollusk found only in an area the Mediterranean Sea off of the Phoenician city of Tyre, and violet fabric was so costly that only the ruling class could afford it. Purple was associated […]

January 29, 2013 | By More
What is Art Deco?

What is Art Deco?

The designs of the 1920s are back, and they’re making their mark on the jewelry world. First forged in a time of Jazz and Flappers, Art Deco styles capture a sense of excitement that’s both time-honored and modern, with style that’s too classy to ever be forgotten. Vintage gemstone rings that showcase Art Deco designs […]

January 24, 2013 | By More
Three Unique Gemstones You Shouldn’t Miss

Three Unique Gemstones You Shouldn’t Miss

Are you a fan of jewelry that’s a stunningly beautiful and a little out of the ordinary? Why not venture beyond well-known gems such as sapphires or garnets and try a ring that features a slightly more unusual stone, such as smokey topaz, kunzite or green amethyst? These unique gemstone rings are unexpected and truly […]

January 22, 2013 | By More
London Blue Topaz Jewelry: Rich Color for Winter

London Blue Topaz Jewelry: Rich Color for Winter

What’s bluer than a sapphire, richer than aquamarine and surprisingly affordable? London Blue Topaz! This rich indigo stone is an excellent choice for winter and its strong appearance stands up to the heavy layers and textures of the season. London blue topaz rings and earrings feature the darkest shade of blue topaz, and they exhibit […]

January 19, 2013 | By More
Emerald Jewelry in Honor of Pantone’s Color of the Year

Emerald Jewelry in Honor of Pantone’s Color of the Year

The color of the year isn’t just inspired by one of the classic precious gemstones; it’s also named for one! Last month, Pantone (the company that produces professional color standards for the design industries) announced that Emerald is the color of 2013, describing this hue as “radiant,” “jewel-toned,” “balanced yet sophisticated” and “a lively, radiant, […]

January 18, 2013 | By More
Win a Pink Topaz Heart Ring for Valentine’s Day!

Win a Pink Topaz Heart Ring for Valentine’s Day!

Are you a fan of feminine jewelry that isn’t afraid of a little attention? Do you gravitate toward bold color and vibrant sparkle? Or, are you looking for a way to work two jewelry trends into your look with one stunning piece? If any of these is the case, don’t miss your chance to win […]

January 18, 2013 | By More
Ruby Rings with Fiery Beauty

Ruby Rings with Fiery Beauty

Thousands of years ago, King Solomon wrote, “For wisdom is better than rubies, And all the things one may desire cannot be compared with her.” (Proverbs 8:11) Why did the wisest man who ever lived choose to use a ruby to demonstrate the matchless worth of wisdom? He recognized it as a gemstone of great […]

January 15, 2013 | By More
Green Amethyst Jewelry that Offers Hope of Spring

Green Amethyst Jewelry that Offers Hope of Spring

It’s that time of year when the holidays are over, but there’s still no end in sight to winter—just the time when you could really use a reminder that spring will eventually come. It’s during this season that spring-like colors take on a special allure, and green amethyst jewelry is a wonderful way to add […]

January 12, 2013 | By More
Garnet Spotlight: A Closer Look at the January Birthstone

Garnet Spotlight: A Closer Look at the January Birthstone

Looking for a gemstone that won’t go out of style any time soon? How about one that’s been well-loved for literally thousands of years? The deep sparkle of garnet has made it a sought-after gem for millennia. As early as the Bronze Age, this red stone was used in adornments, and diverse cultures around the […]

January 10, 2013 | By More
Aquamarine Rings for a Splash of Color this Winter

Aquamarine Rings for a Splash of Color this Winter

The appeal of aquamarine is nothing new. For literally thousands of years this semiprecious gemstone has been admired by cultures around the world. And, it’s not hard to understand why. Pieces that feature this stone, such as aquamarine rings, provide a splash of color perfect for a gray winter day. The color of aquamarine is […]

January 8, 2013 | By More