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Modern Anniversary Gemstones

This is a fun tradition to start with your beloved! You can research ideas all year for clever ways to give a gemstone. Maybe you start with the rough crystal form and create a collection of specimens that represent your lives together. Our website has options for  most of         these gemstones too. We love to help…

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Sapphire Fun Facts, September Birthstone…

September Birthstone: Blue Sapphire  Traditional Gift for 5th and 45th Wedding Anniversaries   Fun Facts: “Royal Blue” The world’s most famous engagement ring is Kate Middleton’s and Princess Diana’s sapphire. Besides blue sapphire and ruby, the corundum family also includes so-called “fancy sapphires.” They come in violet, green, yellow, orange, pink, purple, and intermediate hues. Some stones exhibit the phenomenon…

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THIN IS IN When It Comes to Diamond (or Sapphire) Wedding Bands

We’ve noticed a trend around here when it comes to buying wedding bands. Thin diamond bands are very popular.       They look great next to a solitaire engagement ring and the popular halo rings with micro pave.         Place a thin sapphire band next to a simple solitaire ring for a subtle pop of color. You…

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Why Jewelry Makes A Meaningful Gift.

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One Christmas my Grandfather gave his girlfriend a pearl surrounded by diamonds in a pendant. It reminded her of a snowflake and it reminded her of him. Now two generations later around the holidays I pull that pendant out of my jewelry box and wear it. It reminds me too of a snowflake but even greater it reminds me of…

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