Yearly Archives: 2014

Before the days of such horrid things as synthetic diamonds, and synthetic cubic zirconia (CZ), the most popular imitation for diamonds was the natural white sapphire. Still maintaining its status as a natural and precious gemstone, and delivering exceptional hardness … Continue Reading

January: Garnet      April: Diamond     July: Ruby     October: Opal & Tourmaline February: Amethyst    May: Emerald   August: Peridot   November: Topaz & Citrine March: Aquamarine     June: Pearl & Alexandrite      September: Sapphire December: Turquoise, Zircon, & Tanzanite Dating back thousands of years, with origins believed … Continue Reading

We are living in an incredible time for jewelry. It is doubtful that our own era will have a defining characteristic of design such as that of the early 1900’s Art Nouveau, followed by the Art Deco movement, but what … Continue Reading

Known as the ‘four somethings,’ this classic rhyme describes to the bride what 4 items she must have for good luck on her wedding day. While the meanings of the somethings may not be widely understood, the tradition continues at … Continue Reading

They are not like the stars in the sky or the stars you would think to draw, the stars of sapphires and rubies have a magical beauty all their own. Though I cannot remember the first time I saw a … Continue Reading

State Dinners have clearly become the place to find lavish statement jewelry, which is a good thing as recent years of the Hollywood Red Carpet have left us wanting. While the fashion blogs and articles are paying closest attention to … Continue Reading

It was at the 1987 U.S. Open that women’s champion Chris Evert made her mark on the history of jewelry.  Before that fateful day, the diamond bracelet Chris Evert was wearing was known as an In Line bracelet with diamonds … Continue Reading

Gentleman, certainly your Valentine will appreciate roses and chocolates, but what they really want is jewelry, and whether or not it’s a sapphire engagement ring she’s after or a pair of ruby earrings, we have the most incredible inventory of … Continue Reading

Walk into any jewelry store, and more than likely you’ll find a pair of matching sapphire earrings. Timeless and classic; sapphire earrings are, or at least should be a staple of every woman’s jewelry collection.  Like other staples such as … Continue Reading

A Happy New Year to all!!! With the new year begun, we can now begin the guessing game of what 2014 will hold for jewelry trends. Pantone’s color of the year for 2013 was Emerald Green, and the fashion world … Continue Reading