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Secret Mission: How To Select The Engagement Ring Without Her Knowing.

Secret Mission: How To Select The Engagement Ring Without Her Knowing.

Is there anything more romantic than the surprise marriage proposal? This takes a bit of work and planning, gentlemen, but it certainly can be done. Many brides like to pick out their own rings and grooms certainly want to get the ring she’ll love, but nothing spoils the surprise like taking notes when the two […]

June 7, 2011 | By | Reply More
Engagement Rings We Love: Art Deco

Engagement Rings We Love: Art Deco

If you are familiar with the Apples of Gold collection, then you’ve seen this ring before. One of our most popular rings season after season, we never hesitate to feature it. Unique and artsy with its etched, floral art deco design, it also appeals to a woman seeking a style that’s classic and elegant. In […]

June 6, 2011 | By | Reply More
A Cross Between Amethyst And Peridot

A Cross Between Amethyst And Peridot

We’re rolling out our new summer pieces and nothing says summer like the subtle, sparkling violet of the amethyst stone and the golden green of the peridot. These fresh, gentle, nature-inspired colors can’t help but remind us of the lush trees, brightly colored flowers, and long sunny days of summer. But these gemstones, set in […]

June 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
June Birthstone: The Pearl.

June Birthstone: The Pearl.

Every gemstone has a story—each is a stunning example of God’s creative hand in the physical world. But few gems have a tale that is as unique and fascinating as the pearl. This month as we go inside the life of a pearl—June’s signature birthstone. Job 28:18: No mention shall be made of coral or […]

June 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
Our Best Bands: Hammered

Our Best Bands: Hammered

The hammered wedding band combines the three best qualities in male jewelry: class, masculinity, and ruggedness. When looking for a band, many men, especially those who are unaccustomed to wearing jewelry, find it challenging to select a wedding ring that will give off a bit of luster and shine, yet still match a flannel shirt […]

May 31, 2011 | By | Reply More
Engagement Rings We Love: 3/4 Carat Art Deco

Engagement Rings We Love: 3/4 Carat Art Deco

This ¾ carat stone is stunning in it’s radiance, but what really draws attention to this ring is its unique setting. The ring is literally covered in diamonds—a hot trend in today’s wedding market. But just because the all-around-diamond setting is fashion forward, don’t mistake it for a passing fad.  This ring, far from appearing […]

May 25, 2011 | By | Reply More
Uncommon Beauty, Uncommon Gemstones

Uncommon Beauty, Uncommon Gemstones

How many gemstones can you name? If you list includes diamond, emerald, ruby, and sapphire, it’s time to expand you GQ (Gemological quotient). The world is filled with beautiful and fascinating gemstones—many that we rarely see. Keep reading to learn about the gemstones that bring a new sparkle and allure to the world of jewels […]

May 23, 2011 | By | Reply More
Engagement Rings We Love: Flora

Engagement Rings We Love: Flora

Take one look at this ring and it won’t be hard to figure out why it’s an Apples of Gold favorite. The Diamond Flora Ring is appropriately named. Look closely; you’ll notice that the center diamond forms the flower, held in place by four diamond “leaves.” The band loops around your finger like a stem. […]

May 16, 2011 | By | Reply More
How To Care For Pearl Jewelry

How To Care For Pearl Jewelry

“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls…” Matt. 13:45 Pearls are delicate objects. Take special care in cleaning and storing them to keep your pearls beautiful for years to come. Keep Them Clean. The best way to keep your pearls looking beautiful is to keep them from getting […]

May 13, 2011 | By | Reply More