Tag Archives: colored gems

Corundum Conundrum – Ruby vs Pink Sapphire

There’s an old adage in the jewelry industry: “If you’re the seller, it’s a ruby; if you’re the buyer, it’s a pink sapphire.” The world of colored gemstones is by no means as highly organized or regulated as is the world of diamonds. By comparison, diamonds are fairly simple and straightforward. Colored gemstones comprise the…

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Graduation Time

Starting this week, graduations are going to come in a great wave. Some of them will be for young people graduating high school or finishing the undergrad work. Others may be finishing a more advanced degree. Still others may be completing trade school. All are ample cause for celebration, and many people like to celebrate…

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On the 6th Day of Christmas…

Alex Sepkus – 25% Discount To me, Alex Sepkus’ work isn’t just jewelry. It’s art. The level of detailed expertise that goes into a single Sepkus piece is virtually unparalleled. Every surface is detailed or textured in some way – all of which is done by hand. The designs are fun and even whimsical, yet…

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Spring clean your jewelry box –and recycle your ‘unwanteds’ into new!

Spring is upon us and for many, that means sorting through closets, getting rid of unworn and outdated clothing as the season changes. So — why not do the same thing with your jewelry? What I tell my clients is to bring me everything they don’t wear any more and let me show you what…

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