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Diamond Alternative: White Topaz Engagement Rings

Diamond Alternative: White Topaz Engagement Rings

Looking for an affordable alternative to a diamond engagement ring or a unique twist that strays ever-so-slightly from tradition? Consider one of Apples of Gold’s beautiful white topaz engagement rings! Engagement rings with diamond alternatives like white topaz are particularly good choices for budget-conscious couples, and in today’s economy, an increasing number of brides and […]

August 17, 2012 | By More
September Birthstone: Sapphire Jewelry and Rings

September Birthstone: Sapphire Jewelry and Rings

September is a month when we savor the evening. The air takes on a hint of crispness and days that are beginning to shorten give way to glorious skies full of stars. No gemstone captures the unique beauty of this time of year quite like the sapphire, the September birthstone. Related: Blue Sapphire Jewelry, Sapphire […]

August 16, 2012 | By More
August Birthstone: Peridot Jewelry and Rings

August Birthstone: Peridot Jewelry and Rings

From running barefoot through the grass to a spending a day at the park without a care, many of the little things that make summer a time we relish combine a sense of being alive with a golden splash of sunshine. Peridot jewelry, the August birthstone, is no exception. Its vibrant green color with a […]

August 13, 2012 | By More
July Birthstone Spotlight: Ruby

July Birthstone Spotlight: Ruby

What could be a more fitting birthstone for the month of July than the warm, fiery ruby? Ruby jewelry is bold and bright, perfectly fitting for a month that’s drenched in rays of sunlight. The word “ruby” has become synonymous with an eye-catching red hue. This brilliant color gives jewelry of any kind—from vintage to […]

August 8, 2012 | By More
Summer Gemstone Ring Picks: Pink Topaz & Citrine Jewelry

Summer Gemstone Ring Picks: Pink Topaz & Citrine Jewelry

Summer is a time when the earth is drenched with color and sunshine and Apples of Gold carries a wide variety of gemstone rings that perfectly capture the warmth and vibrancy of this time of year. While the sparkle of many gemstones can bring to mind rays of sunlight or the hues of summer flowers, […]

July 6, 2012 | By More
Red, White, and Blue Gemstone Rings

Red, White, and Blue Gemstone Rings

While patriotic looks never go out of style, they’re especially fitting for the 4th of July. Gemstone rings in red, white, and blue are excellent accents to all of your patriotic looks, celebrating the blessings of living in freedom. Red is known as the color of love—why not express your love for your country with […]

June 30, 2012 | By More
Precious and Semi-Precious Gemstone Jewelry and Rings

Precious and Semi-Precious Gemstone Jewelry and Rings

Glittering and glamorous, gemstone jewelry comes in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Derived from distinct minerals, gemstones are prized for their unique colors and individual brilliance. Some gemstones are more highly valued than others, though, for different reasons. Often the distinction between precious and semi-precious gemstones is defined by rarity, cultural appeal, and fashion trends, […]

May 22, 2012 | By More
What is London Blue Topaz Jewelry?

What is London Blue Topaz Jewelry?

What is London blue topaz jewelry? It’s a one-of-a-kind gemstone that is bluer than a sapphire, easier on your wallet and captures the eye like few others can. In its natural state, topaz is clear, gray or pale, but it takes on a variety of colors due to impurities or as it’s subjected to treatment […]

May 2, 2012 | By More
Gemstone Rings for Women

Gemstone Rings for Women

From petite and delicate to big and bold, gemstone rings for women come in colors and designs to fit any style. Certain gemstones often hold special meaning; for example birthstones, whether our own or of the ones we love, hold unique significance and remind us of those dear to us. Others hold meaning simply because […]

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Topaz Gemstone Jewelry Color Guide

Topaz Gemstone Jewelry Color Guide

Pure topaz is colorless, gray or pale, but topaz is usually tinted by small amounts of impurities. Several colors of topaz are commonly used in jewelry, including varying shades of blue, as well as pink and white. Topaz is often heat treated and irradiated to give it a range of blue hues. Sky blue topaz […]

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