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Amethyst: Gem of Stability

By Robin Lefkowitz-Huska | December 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Amethyst: Gem of Stability

Amethyst is the purple variety of the quartz and the most valued member of the quartz family. The purple color can range from a light lilac to a deep, intense royal purple, and from brownish to vivid. Amethyst also commonly shows what is called color zoning, which in the case of amethyst usually consists of…

Holiday Gift Guide: Building Blocks For Her Jewelry Box

By Tanya Dukes | December 9, 2020 | Comments Off on Holiday Gift Guide: Building Blocks For Her Jewelry Box

By Tanya Dukes, INSTORE Magazine, Guest Editor ’Tis the season for giving thanks to the people who mean the most to us. In a challenging year, which is unlike any in memory, focus on gifts that will make life easier and a little more beautiful, like jewelry essentials she’ll want to turn to every time…

Blue Topaz: Gem of Harmony

By Robin Lefkowitz-Huska | November 30, 2020 | Comments Off on Blue Topaz: Gem of Harmony

Since the discovery of large topaz deposits in Brazil in the mid-19th century, topaz has become much more affordable and widely available. In the 1960s, processes were developed to turn common colorless topaz blue with irradiation treatment. Topaz is a precious gem that comes in a range of colors. You can find this gem in…

Red Carpet Jewelry: Celebrity-Worthy Pieces For Safe Holiday Fun

By Beth Bernstein | November 30, 2020 | Comments Off on Red Carpet Jewelry: Celebrity-Worthy Pieces For Safe Holiday Fun

By Beth Berstein, INSTORE Guest Editor If you live in a warmer climate, maybe you have a small outside holiday get-together planned. Or maybe you are going to spend time with loved ones who you have been with since the pandemic first started. You might be planning a Thanksgiving or holiday celebration via Zoom. Some…

The Love of A Lifetime-The Engagement Ring You’ve Been Waiting For

By Beth Bernstein | November 20, 2020 | Comments Off on The Love of A Lifetime-The Engagement Ring You’ve Been Waiting For

Whether you are getting married for the 2nd time or you decided to wait and get married later in life, you will most likely have a better idea of your personal style. You will also most likely be involved in the process of choosing the ring, which will put less pressure on the groom-to-be and…