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Gold Regains Stability

Gold Regains Stability

The price of gold, slipping and sliding through the economic slushiness we’ve had of late, appears to have stabilized as the week begins. Gold, which had been falling as the dollar steadied on world markets, has now reversed itself.  The price was holding steady as the dollar weakened against the euro and oil prices continued […]

July 14, 2009 | By | Reply More
A Guide To The Different Types of Pearls

A Guide To The Different Types of Pearls

Women and men who spend time searching for pearl jewelry will soon find that a pearl is never just a pearl.  Not only is there a myriad of pearl terminology to learn, but there are also different pearl origins. Also, every single pearl is unique and no two are exactly alike.  For a person looking […]

July 9, 2009 | By | Reply More
Cushion Cut Smoky Topaz and Diamond Ring

Cushion Cut Smoky Topaz and Diamond Ring

At Apples of Gold, we’re absolute suckers for a beautiful piece of jewelry. But when you pair something beautiful with a unique design and gemstone, and it becomes simply irresistible.  It is with these high standards that we introduce our lovely new cushion-cut smoky topaz and diamond ring. How do we love this ring? Let […]

July 9, 2009 | By | Reply More
Pearl Bracelets for the Bride

Pearl Bracelets for the Bride

Brides and pearls go together like cookies and milk  –  quite deliciously.  As mentioned in last week’s article on Pearl Earrings for the Bride, pearl jewelry has been a wedding day tradition since weddings became lavish events in the Victorian era. The luminous, lovely pearl has long been a symbol for faith, virtue and purity, […]

July 7, 2009 | By | Reply More
Ed Hardy Watches

Ed Hardy Watches

Many people are aware of the celebrity loved Ed Hardy line of clothing and watches, but most are not familiar with the origin of the intricate, vibrant tattoo-inspired designs that characterize the brand.  Though brand marketing guru Christian Audigier’s name is attached the the Ed Hardy line, the genius behind the tattoo designs is legendary […]

July 2, 2009 | By | Reply More
China and Gold Prices

China and Gold Prices

Have you ever wondered what impact nearly 1.5 Billion people could have on the gold market?  China is the world’s fastest growing economic force and they are making their might known in the gold markets in a very big way.  The reason why has very much to do with the recession which seemed to start in the […]

June 29, 2009 | By | Reply More
Black Tahitian Pearl Jewelry

Black Tahitian Pearl Jewelry

Tahitian black pearls, the rarest and most exclusive type of pearl, are also known as the Queen of Pearls. Grown in French Polynesia under delicate care and watchful eyes, the oyster that produces Tahitian black pearls is a very delicate creature. Since the majority of oysters who produce Tahitian pearls do not survive long enough […]

June 26, 2009 | By | Reply More
Pearl Earrings for Your Wedding Day

Pearl Earrings for Your Wedding Day

Other than diamonds, pearls are the most popular gem for wedding day jewelry. Not only are pearls beautiful and one of a kind, they have also long symbolized qualities that embody a woman on her wedding day. Since they have been used in fine jewelry for thousands of years, pearls have come to symbolically represent […]

June 25, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
End of the Gold Bull Market?

End of the Gold Bull Market?

Watching gold prices again?  They are still down.  In fact, some are calling the end of the bull market on gold.  I saw this headline when I look around the internet to see the mood of the market: How the Gold Bull Market Ended That’s pretty stunning, isn’t it?  It was posted on a website that […]

June 23, 2009 | By | Reply More
Heart Wedding Bands

Heart Wedding Bands

The heart is a universal symbol for love, which is precisely why it looks right at home on a wedding band.  We love the look of heart wedding bands for two reasons: 1. They remind the wearer that love is an integral part of marriage, and 2. They just look good. Whether the hearts are […]

June 18, 2009 | By | Reply More