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.
Emerald is the green to greenish blue variety of beryl, a mineral species that also includes aquamarine as well as beryls in other colors.
One of my favorite activities is golfing and we are so lucky to have so many beautiful gold courses around the area. I am proud to call New Richmond golf course my “home” course and I have been a member for many years.
My grandfather Eben Greaton started his jewelry career before World War 2 as an apprentice in watch repair. After the war in 1950 he bought out the previous owner and opened Greatons Jewelry in downtown New Richmond, WI. At that time Greaton’s specialized in watches and my grandfather was one of the most renowned watch repairmen in the entire mid-west. … Read the rest
During the month of March I find myself thinking of the color Aquamarine frequently. As a jewelry professional I should say it is because Aquamarine is the birthstone for March but in reality I am mostly daydreaming about getting out of the terrible Mid-West weather and into the beautiful Aqua colored waters of the Caribbean Ocean.… Read the rest