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A classic 10 year custom design anniversary ring

Simple and with meaning, A classic 10 year custom design anniversary ring design with one larger diamond for each year… Posted by Aronstam Fine Jewelers on Friday, January 15, 2016

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Alexandrite – June Birthstone

Have you ever seen a gemstone change from one color to another right before your eyes? If not, you’re in for a treat when you see your first fine alexandrite. Raspberry red in tungsten light or firelight, teal green in direct sunlight or fluorescent light – fine alexandrite is the color-change gemstone against which all…

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The Green Garnets

Most people born in January know their birthstone is the garnet. Most people who know that think of garnets as red. Predominantly, that’s true. Of the six species of garnet, one is exclusively red, and three others grow in – if not true red – very warm tones from orangey red to brownish red. But…

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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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On the 4th Day of Christmas…

Coast Bridal and Colored Stone Jewelry – 30% Discount Coast is my go-to collection for people wanting a glitzy look to their jewelry, whether it’s a bridal set or some other kind of jewelry. Well-made, not too expensive, and sparkly – that’s about all you can ask for in a piece of jewelry. That’s Coast….

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On the 1st Day of Christmas…

Philip Stein Natural Frequency Technology® timepieces – 30% Discount I don’t carry too many watches these days, but Philip Stein is one that I’m glad to keep around. Many Philip Stein watches feature dual time-zone movements, so if you’re a traveler, or you do business regularly with someone in another time zone, you can always…

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Have you seen my latest little black diamond number?

Black diamonds are smokin’ hot. And they are sensual – even a little edgy and mysterious. I enjoy working with them and pairing them with other metals, as they look amazing next to gold OR silver. And they look very sexy against bare skin. What’s so special about black diamonds? I think it’s how they…

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JOIN US AT THE 11TH ANNUAL DRESS FOR SUCCESS “DIAMOND DIG” EVENT SEPTEMBER 27TH AT THE DOWNTOWN JW MARRIOTT HOTEL

Every year Aronstam Fine Jewelers looks forward to being a part of the Dress for Success “Stepping Out in Style” fundraiser. This year, the event is held on Friday evening, September 27th at the gorgeous JW Marriott on 10 S. West Street. The Cocktail reception starts at 5:00pm. As he has for each of the…

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Ethical gemstone buying at Aronstam Fine Jewelers

There is significant buzz and a fair amount of contention right now in the jewelry industry about the term ‘fair trade’ as it pertains to gem stone purchase. Does fair trade actually mean something or is it simply a tag for marketing? As an American jeweler for over four decades now, I have watched interest…

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Marc Aronstam on: Judging gemstone brilliance

There really is nothing quite like staring at a brilliant diamond as it reflects fire and light and scatters a rainbow of colors across a room. But what are you really talking about, when it comes to discussing a gemstone’s “brilliance?” Scientifically speaking, when light enters a gemstone, it can either be reflected back out…

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