Fireworks. Jellyfish. Galaxies. Lightning. Opal’s shifting play of kaleidoscopic colors is unlike any other gem.
When opal is formed, silica gel fills crevices in rock. As water evaporates, the silica is deposited in the form of tiny spheres.
Opal’s flashing play-of-color is caused by those silica spheres being stacked like tiny Ping-Pong balls in a box..which leads to diffraction of light
With a fantastic variety of patterns and colors…No two opals are exactly alike.… Read the rest
August is here and we are in the midst of the “dog days of summer.” There is no better representation for the sentiment August gives us than it’s birthstone, Peridot. The Egyptians called this stone “the gem of the sun.” It’s color reminds me of fresh grass being light up by the mid day sun.… Read the rest
Ladies, we all know how you love your jewelry.
Ask a woman today what she collects and why. You’ll often learn that jewelry is a beautiful means of personal expression for the female collector. Jewelry plays a huge roll in conveying her distinct style sensibility and taste.… Read the rest
July is my favorite month of the whole year. The weather is great, no school, backyard BBQ’s, did I mention the 4th? July is simply the best! The only way this great month could get any better is if you also got to celebrate your birthday during it.… Read the rest
Well it’s May and Spring is…FINALLY… here!
As the gem of spring, emerald is the perfect choice as the birthstone for the month of May.
It’s also the gem of the twentieth and thirty-fifth wedding anniversaries.… Read the rest
Emerald is the green to greenish blue variety of beryl, a mineral species that also includes aquamarine as well as beryls in other colors.
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Aquamarine’s name comes from the Latin for seawater and it was said to calm waves and keep sailors safe at sea. March’s birthstone was also thought to enhance the happiness of marriages. The best gems combine high clarity with limpid transparency and blue to slightly greenish blue hues.… Read the rest
After watching the Oscars, Red Carpet, Sunday night, it looks like bold earrings and necklaces are BACK!…As if they ever went out?