Posts Tagged ‘garnet’

Annual Sale

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

It’s that time again! Mardon’s Fabulous Annual Clearance Sale is on! Beginning Friday, Sept. 1 thru Saturday, Sept. 9 we’re discounting our inventory of fine Mardon Originals, unique Estate pieces, and Designer Jewels. You can realize extra savings from 10 to 60% on fine merchandise and we can make way for new items in time […]

Original Jewelry by Mardon- One-of-a-Kind Looks for Summer!

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

I-22629- 7.80 ct. Aqua in Rose Gold Just in time for summer, our newest original jewelry pieces include this beautiful pendant set with an excellent 7.80 ct Aquamarine, accented with diamonds.

Jewels of Shangri-La

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Shangri-La Sterling, Opal triplet, ball style, $75 Shangri-La is a romantic name that evokes a vision of a heavenly land where people live nearly immortal lives in total happiness. Our friend, Michael Schofield, discovered a jeweler's version of Shangri-La while visiting the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu, nestled high in the Himalayas. Guided by his interest […]

Tucson Gem Shows– Here We Come!

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Every year for the first two weeks in February, gem dealers and buyers from all over the world converge on the small desert city of Tucson, Arizona. The annual Tucson event has become the Mecca of colored stones, fossils and gem minerals where dealers display such sophisticated and extremely valuable gems like this matched suite […]

The Natural Colors of Garnet

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

Yes, they are all garnets. The January birthstone is usually thought of as a dark red gemstone, but like the sapphire, garnet occurs in colors we don't expect to see. In fact, garnets can be purple, red, orange, yellow, colorless or green, almost all the colors but true blue. There is even a garnet that […]

We Buy Estate Jewelry– and How!

Saturday, September 26th, 2009

Here are a few selections from a large and interesting collection of quality estate jewelry we purchased recently. Most of the items are modern period, many from Europe like this enameled tiger that evokes the pieces Cartier made famous during the 40's and 50's. 6.7 grams of 14k gold with diamond eyes, priced to sell […]

Fashionista Alert-Fall Colors Forecast is Here

Friday, April 17th, 2009

from Pantone The annual Pantone color palette for fall 2009 can be downloaded at this link http://www.pantone.com/downloads/articles/pdfs/PANTONE_FCR_FALL09.pdf The colors are muted and sophisticated with subtle contrasts.¬† Time to think about your wardrobe and pick out that special colored gemstone to accent and sparkle things up!¬† Orange sunstones and Spessartine garnets, purple-red Rhodolite garnets, padparadscha¬† sapphires […]

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