Posts Tagged ‘gemstones’

Pink Tourmaline: Gem of Peace

Pink tourmaline can be found throughout the world. Rich deposits have been mined in the United States, Brazil, Nigeria, Mozambique, Madagascar, Afghanistan, and Namibia. But the finest quality stones are to be found in the Muzo mines of Brazil and in Namibia. Namibian pink tourmaline has a very intense color. Truly fine quality tourmaline gems…

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Should You Consider Sapphire For Your Engagement Ring?

Gemstone engagement rings offer a bold and striking alternative to traditional diamond rings. And out of the rainbow of possibilities, sapphires are probably the most prized gemstone for adding color to your ring. From celebrities to royalty, many influential couples have chosen engagement rings featuring sapphires for a more unique and personal symbol of their…

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Ruby: Gem Of Passion

Known for its fiery red color, the ruby gemstone has been nicknamed “the gem of precious stones” as it can command the highest per-carat price of any other colored stone. The small number of rubies that grow large enough to crystallize into quality gems can exceed the price of a diamond that is the same size. Not…

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How to Care for Your Sapphire Earrings

Sapphire earrings are a timeless classic look that never goes out of style. The sapphire gemstone symbolizes purity, loyalty, and trust, and can be passed down from mother to daughter.   Style: EG13959W45SA To ensure that sapphire earrings stay beautiful and last for generations, here’s what you need to know about cleaning and caring for them.…

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Diamond: Gem of Strength

Tightly formed by carbon crystals one hundred miles below the Earth’s crust, the diamond is the hardest gemstone reaching a 10 on Mohs Hardness scale. It is 58 times harder than any other mineral found in nature. A diamond’s resilience and incomparable luster when cut and polished are one of the many reasons it is so desirable. Though diamonds are…

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Full Cut Diamonds Vs. Single Cut Diamonds

The cut of a diamond greatly impacts the sparkle, brilliance, and beauty of a diamond, making it one of the biggest factors in determining the price of a diamond. Round diamonds are usually cut single or full. Diamonds that are not round, come in a variety of different shapes called ‘fancy cuts’ and have a varying number of facets. The single cut and full cut in round diamonds refer to the faceting of the diamond, especially in smaller sizes that are most often used as accents in engagement rings or in fine fashion jewelry that do not have center stones. The different characteristics of each cut affect the price of the diamond jewelry you are looking to purchase.

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Shining Bright: At Home Style

We are finding new meaning and comfort in our daily routines while also exploring the unaddressed pursuits of the mind. Every day we take a moment before we get out of bed and then get dressed like we have to be anywhere but home. We find joy in this simple act of dressing up for ourselves (and a partner, family or pet). Here are some of the ways we are incorporating jewelry into our everyday look while at home:

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