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Coral

Coral has been viewed as a mysterious gemstone, gifted with spiritual, energetic powers.

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Murano Glass Jewelry

Murano glass is some of the finest glass produced in the world. Crafted in Italy, Murano glass is known for cream of the crop, hand blown glass. It can be found in many jewelry pieces. You can discover Murano glass in earrings, necklaces and bracelets. The Murano glass making began in the late 1800’s, in […]

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Rhodochrosite

Rhodochrosite is a pink stone, that has metaphysical properties and powers. It is the gemstone that can provide a link between past lives, and heal the trauma carried forward from it, into present times. Rhodochrosite is from the greek word, “Rhodos”, which means rose, and “khros, which means color. Some say this stone is the […]

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What is your birthstone?

Do you know your birthstone? Here is a list of gemstones associated with each month. Birthstone by month: January – Garnet February – Amethyst March – Aquamarine, Bloodstone April – Diamond May – Emerald June – Pearl, Moonstone July – Ruby August – Peridot September – Sapphire October – Opal November – Topaz, Citrine December […]

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Marcasite Jewelry

Marcasite has been used in jewelry as early as the 1700’s as a substitute for diamonds. Marcasite waned in popularity in the late 1800’s, but a resurgence of marcasite happened in the 1920’s. In the 1920’s and 30’s, women could add glitz and glitter to their life through the shimmering of marcasite, at a lower […]

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Vermeil Jewelry

What is Vermeil? Vermeil is a layer of gold that is placed over sterling silver jewelry. Unlike Gold plating, vermeil is only placed over silver. Gold plating is placed over other metals, which some people might have an allergic reaction to. Vermeil can be an excellent opportunity to purchase jewelry that is gold, without incurring […]

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Lapis Lazuli

Lapis is a beautiful blue stone, dating back to ancient days. The Egyptians wore it to tap into spiritual wisdom, and you can too. Lapis, a birthstone for December, is a stone designed to help you hone into the third eye, to increase spiritual awareness and understand truth. The gold pyrite often found in Lapis, […]

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Nolan Miller

In the 1980’s, Dynasty was a hit tv show that captured the life of luxury, that many aspired for themselves. Nolan Miller, fashion designer of costume jewelry created the jewelry worn on the tv series. Mr. Miller was able to take ordinary jewelry, and make it look extraordinary, and expanded the reach of glamour for […]

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Tigers Eye

Whether you have a large Tigers eye gemstone, or a small Tigers Eye Gemstone, the stone has been a symbol of courage for thousands of years. The Tigers Eye is known as the evil eye. Maybe it’s the colors of browns mixed with yellows at the center that has led this gemstone to be called […]

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Sterling Silver Jewelry

Silver jewelry can dress up any outfit, and can be worn day or night as a fashion accessory. Sterling silver and silver marked 925 means that the silver is 92.5 % silver mixed with other metals usually copper. Silver plate will tarnish, but sterling silver will not. Silver is usually marked but sometimes artisans will […]