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Zircon – December Birthstone

Zircon, another of December’s official birthstones, can be described by a single word: sparkly. Zircon gets noticed. Zircon breaks up white light into its spectral colors – a property called “dispersion” – almost as well as diamond does. Anything that can compete with diamond’s optical properties deserves a shot as the centerpiece for a jewelry…

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Turquoise – the December Birthstone

Turquoise is so versatile. It can take several different, readily recognizable forms, and each one suits a totally different style perfectly. And the history of this stuff is a trip. Have you ever laid on your back in the grass on a summer day and watched the clouds roll by? The cotton balls drift past…

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Gifts for the Men in Your Life

There are two times every year I can almost set my watch by. The first is the day after Mother’s Day. The second is the week after Thanksgiving. Why do those dates matter? Well, the first one is the first day people start thinking about Father’s Day. The second is when most people start seriously…

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The gift that keeps on giving: Aronstam interchangeable clasp necklaces

Several years ago, I was came across a mechanism that allowed me to design clasps and pendants which could be seamlessly interchanged from one piece of jewelry to another. My appreciation of jewelry versatility was about to take off! I started designing a collection of interchangeable clasps and pendants, and showing those from other designers…

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Make a jewelry Statement this season

Anyone can shop anywhere for jewelry for the holidays. In many ways, it doesn’t really matter where you shop if you don’t mind giving a mainstream jewelry that hundreds (if not thousands) of others will also have. But, if you prefer to give an original gift – a creative gift – a gift from the…

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Now’s the time to meet with me to create a one-of-a-kind holiday gift

Sounds trite to say, but it’s so true: The holidays really will be here before you know it!  So — if this is the year you want to make a memory for someone with a special custom piece, you and I should be talking very soon. Don’t think for a moment I am just talking…

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Jewelry appraisals – a very smart thing to do

Do you know what your jewelry is worth? The answer may surprise you. Worldwide precious metal markets are constantly in flux – but almost always on the increase. Gold is a great example. From a low of around $300 per ounce about ten years ago, the price of gold today is about $1300 per ounce….

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Aronstam Fine Jewelers supports this year’s 22nd annual Heartland Film Festival

This week kicks off The Heartland Film Festival’s 22nd year! The event, honoring independent filmmakers and helping to promote the movies they make, has proudly awarded over $2,000,000 to filmmakers since its establishment. Not only are the 130 films from around the world in this year’s festival phenomenal, but they are all independently made.  Some…

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See something you love at Aronstam Fine Jewelers? Wish list it!

Sometimes you see the jewelry of your dreams on a hot Tuesday afternoon in July – with no anniversary in sight, and you’re not quite ready to scoop it up for yourself. I think that’s what our wish list is for. And we have a sweet one at Aronstam Fine Jewelers. Our wish list does…

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If it’s at Aronstam Fine Jewelry, it’s built right

Whether we’re talking about a custom piece of mine, or a designer piece of jewelry, I won’t carry anything that is not superbly designed and crafted. This is more important than ever as the price of gold, platinum and silver continues to rise. But it’s not just the price of fine jewelry that concerns me….

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