Posts Tagged ‘peridot’

12 Tips on How to Buy a Peridot

Friday, August 17th, 2012

  Peridot is a beautiful lively gemstone that can be quite affordable. It’s an easy gem to buy because what you see is what you get and there are lots of great Peridot gems to choose from. Here are some tips that show how a professional gem trader buys.

Peridot- the "I don’t like my birthstone" Birthstone, Part 1

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

This is the first of the well received 3 part series we posted about peridot last year.  And the good part is that since we've had the peridot shown above for over a year, it's time to find a home for it– til the end of our Famous Annual Clearance Sale, Saturday, August 14, you […]

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 […]

Peridot- the “I don’t like my birthstone” Birthstone, Part 2

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

Last August, our client, Meryl, was in our store getting a ring sized when she mentioned that she had never liked her birthstone, the peridot. A challenge like that is hard for a jeweler and gemstone lover to refuse, so I showed her this grand 5.o6 ct. peridot from Burma. She was delighted and entranced […]

Peridot- the “I don’t like my birthstone” Birthstone, Part 1

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

We often hear statements like “I don’t like my birthstone” from folks born in August. In most cases, these people have never seen a really good peridot,  so we make it our mission to show them gorgeous gems like this magnificent Burmese Peridot.

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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