3 Things to Keep in Mind When Picking Out Wedding Bands

By Emily on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 in Guides, Informational. No Comments

What type of metal do you want? Gold and platinum are the two most popular precious metal options when it comes to women’s wedding bands and Stainless Steel seems to be the most favorable choice for men’s wedding bands. For those who want to wear their wedding band with their engagement ring, we usually recommend selecting the… Read More

Anniversary Gemstones

By Emily on Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 in Gemstones, Informational. No Comments

We know that when your anniversary comes around, you’re probably in desperate need of some gift ideas. Drop the traditional anniversary gifts in favor for the more modern gemstone version. After all, who wants paper when you could have pearl jewelry instead? 1st: Pearl 2nd: Garnet 3rd: Pearl 4th: Blue Topaz 5th: Sapphire 6th: Amethyst 7th:… Read More

10 Gemstones Rarer than Diamonds

By Emily on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 in Gemstones, Informational. No Comments

Alexandrite is known for its color-changing ability. When viewed outside during daylight hours, the gem typically has a bluish-green color. Whereas, in the nighttime, the color changes to purple. Alexandrite is formed when the rare element chromium combines with aluminum and beryllium under the exact right conditions. Most alexandrite comes from Sri Lanka, East Africa, and… Read More

The 5 Types of Garnets

By Emily on Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 in Gemstones, Informational. No Comments

When you picture a garnet, you probably envision a dark red gemstone. However January’s birthstone can actually be found in a variety of different colors. Most gemstone quality garnets can be classified as one or a mixture of these five different types.  Almandine is the most common type of garnet and can be found in… Read More