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6 Essential Pieces of Jewelry to Start Your Collection

Just like the “little black dress” or the perfect pair of jeans, every woman needs a cohesive jewelry collection to complete her wardrobe. With so many styles, designs, and materials available, though, it can be difficult to know where to start. Whether you’re building your collection from scratch, or simply want to get back to […]

Gemstone Guide: Black Onyx

Gemstone Guide: Black Onyx We’re back with another installment in our popular gemstone guide series. In the past, we’ve written all about: amethyst, turquoise, amber, red jasper, Larimar, opal, and sodalite. Today we’ll be talking about black onyx. Many people think about bright colors when choosing jewelry. However a deep, dark, and mysterious piece of […]

Gemstone Guide: Opal

In our past gemstone guides we’ve talked about amethyst, jasper, turquoise, sodalite, larimar, and many other fabulous gemstones and minerals. This month, we’ll be talking about another one of our favorites: opal! We’ll review what makes opals so special and share a few of our favorite pieces of opal jewelry. What is an Opal? Opals […]

Gemstone Guide: Jasper

Post by on May 15, 2016

Over the past few months, we’ve been highlighting some of our favorite gemstones including amethyst, turquoise, and Larimar. Today we’ll be talking about another beautiful gemstone, jasper– particularly red jasper. We’ll show you a few of our favorite pieces of red jasper jewelry as well as help you understand what makes it such a popular […]

Gemstone Guide: Amber

What is Amber? Amber is one of our favorite gemstones. It’s versatile and makes a beautiful addition to necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings, and other pieces of jewelry. Jewelry lovers around the world appreciate its deep rich, warm, natural, golden-brown color. But where does it come from? Believe it or not, the gemstone we call amber […]

Gemstone Spotlight: Turquoise

  Photos: Cobalt123, Tim Evanson, Lisa Williams, Woody Hibbard, MexicanSilverStore.com What is Turquoise?  Turquoise is one of the most popular material used in Mexican art and jewelry. But did you know that it’s name is actually French? It was named for the Turks who brought the brilliantly colored mineral with them to France from Turkey […]