ALEXANDRITE–THE CHAMELEON OF GEMSTONES What better time to talk about the beauty, richness and chameleon-like qualities of the alexandrite than in June! That’s when Alexandrite is one of three birthstones (along with the pearl and the moonstone) that represent this sunny month. Like June’s Gemini Twins, the rare chrysoberyl stone has two distinct personalities. By […]
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Many people don’t know about their individual birthstone but really should learn more. The birthstones for every month of the year are lively and impressive for sure. Much like the astrological signs and people’s assimilation with their own zodiac placement, an individual’s birthstone can say so much about the person born during this month. For […]
Some people have a hard time finding jewelry they like that can accommodate their special needs. Usually they wear rings that are comfortable as compared to stylish. Other people have fingers shaped more like a snowman, where the knuckle is larger than the place where a ring rests. This can be because they are very […]
It’s important to remember that jewelry style tips for teenagers differ from those meant for an adult. As a general jewelry buying guide, it’s a good idea to wear styles designed for the wearer’s age and according to the season.
I’m proud to announce my membership with the prestigious National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA). NAJA is a dynamic organization that focuses on the development of professional jewelry appraising thru advanced professional education and training as well as promoting high ethical standards. Their mission dovetails well with our longstanding relationship with the Gemological Institute of […]
While beautiful jewelry sparkles and shines, keeping it beautiful can sometimes be a challenge. Things we encounter everyday, from natural to man-made, can steal the sparkle from jewelry and gem stones without proper care.
A man of integrity who gives his all for his family is someone to be honored. And while fatherhood is something to be celebrated every day of the year, Father’s Day is set aside to show Dad how special and appreciated he is. With so much to choose from, however, finding the perfect gift can […]
Today, more and more brides are choosing colored gems for their wedding jewelry, a trend we love and appreciate. We just made this sweet white gold engagement ring, set with diamonds and an absolutely beautiful Benitoite.