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August Spotlight: The Green Peridot, August’s Birth Stone

The light green of the peridot gemstone usually has a cast of gold within the green. It brings to mind the effusive folliage and heat of the summer months, so it is quite appropriate to be declared the birth stone of August. Its lightness of color has the spectacular effect of always sparkling in the […]

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Estate Birthstone Jewelry is Gorgeous Year Round

If you want to sell jewelry in Boca Raton, it pays to get creative. Florida is considered by many to be a tropical paradise, which means that tourists especially are attracted to tropically inspired jewelry. That, however, does not mean that you cannot sell other fantastic jewelry items, such as birthstones. The key is to […]

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Spotlight On: August Birthstone Peridot

Lucky you to be August born — your birthstone is one of the most remarkable gems in history. Pronounced pair-a-doe, peridot may be derived from the Arabic word “faridat” for gem. They form deep inside the Earth; it’s volcanoes that blast them to the surface. They have even been found in meteorites. How thrilling is […]

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Happy July! Ruby Birthstone Jewelry to Kick off the Month

Welcome to July, readers! Stateside, we’re celebrating Independence Day this Thursday (which might explain the slow auction week – no jewels up for grabs!). But no matter, we have an entire month to appreciate the glorious ruby birthstone. Ruby jewelry captivates its audience every time – the stone commands attention, breathes warmth and pure luxury […]

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Spotlight on: June's Birthstone Alexandrite

Alexandrite is one of the birthstones associated with June, along with the pearl and the moonstone. It is an uncommon, expensive stone that cannot be replicated synthetically because natural alexandrite has color-changing powers. They aren’t really ‘powers’, but the stone looks under different types of lighting. In daylight, alexandrite looks green with an occasional blue […]

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January Birthstone Garnet

Ah, January! Not only is January the beginning of the year, but also it’s the month that signifies a new beginning for everyone. Garnet, the January birthstone signifies eternal friendship and trust. Garnet is derived from the Latin word granatum which directly translates as seed—perfect term for the Garnet that resembles a Pomegranate seed. Garnet […]

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Feature: December Birthstone Tanzanite

December has a bounty of birthstones, with turquoise, zircon and tanzanite all beckoning to December babies. As the month wanes, we figured we’d pay tribute to the most striking December birthstone Tanzanite. Tanzanite was named by Tiffany for its country of origin and is a reddish brown in its rough state; however when heated it […]

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Tuesday Shoesday: Turquoise Jewelry

Turquoise is tickling our fancy as of late, and a showroom full of December’s beautiful birthstone (one of many for that matter) has us feeling inspired. Luckily, turquoise is a favorite color of Giuseppe, Jimmy and Mr. Louboutin as well, so we have plenty of options to pair with these fabulous jewels. From rare Van […]

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Turquoise, a Great Gift Option This Winter

Jewelry is one of the best ways to show a loved one that you care. Personalized jewelry is an unsurpassed gift that the recipient will truly relish for years to come. December babies have a leg up on the rest of society this winter: Turquoise, one of the recognized December birth stones, is unbelievably fashionable […]

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December Birthstones: Tanzanite, Turquoise and Zircon

You have to admit: your birthstone really does encompass various qualities of yourself. Isn’t it fitting that there are three different December birthstones Tanzanite, Turquoise and Zircon to encompass the varying personalities and attributes that December babies have to offer.   Tanzanite is one of the more recently discovered gemstones dating back only to the […]

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Tuesday Shoesday: Citrine Dream

This week we’re all about November’s beautiful birthstone & we don’t want to wake up from our citrine dream. Today’s Tuesday Shoesday picks are warm gold, bright orange, and pale lemon, but they all coordinate fabulously with the citrine cocktail rings front and center in our vintage case this month. When the lovely citrine is […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Cinnamon Toast Cocktail

It’s November, fall is in full swing, and it’s time for a new birthstone and plenty of autumn spice! Luckily, today’s cocktail fulfill all fall requisites, and they’re good looking to boot. Courtesy of The Slow Roasted Italian, we have the Cinnamon Toast Cocktail. We can’t resist a good pun, and certainly not one that […]

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November Birthstones: Topaz and Citrine

November marks a number of things in American Society: the much-anticipated Thanksgiving dinner, the long-awaited end of hurricane season and this year brings us a cut-throat election. November also brings new birthstones to the table: topaz and citrine. While the most traditional form of Topaz is the Imperial Topaz, adopted by the Russian Czars in […]

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October Birthstones: Opal and Tourmaline

Welcome to the month of October! After a long awaited 10 months, we’re here: in the midst of Football, Fall, Halloween and cooler weather on the horizon. What better way to celebrate the beginning of the month than to introduce the birthstones of October: Opal and Tourmaline. Opal is the national gemstone of Australia who […]

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Guide to Birthstone Colors and Gems

While we’re still enthralled with September’s sapphires, it’s no secret that we’re equal opportunity gemstone lovers. With an entire calendar full of gorgeous birthstone jewelry, it’s hard to focus on one at a time! Especially when you consider that some month’s pull double duty: June offers Alexandrite as an alternative to the classic pearl. October […]