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Sell With a Story: Aquamarine

Aquamarine has long been considered a divisive stone; you either love them or love to hate them. With its unique color — non-replicable in nature — Aquamarine could be the enigma we all seek. Historical Background Adopted as March’s birthstone in 1912, Aquamarine has had varied uses throughout the centuries. read more…

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Explore These 6 Gemstone Selections for Colorful Engagement Rings

Break tradition with what's trending in the world of bridal alternatives

As more couples select gemstone centers, they reflect the current trend to individualize their rings. Choices can be based on the bride’s or groom’s birthstone, her favorite colored gemstone, or a gemstone that holds particular meaning. Offer these popular gemstones as alternatives to the traditional diamond engagement ring.   Here read more…

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Sell With a Story: Aquamarine

Read all about March's birthstone— a cool, calming, bright blue beauty

“Aquamarine happens to be one of the most popular gemstones of them all.”   Most Americans choose blue as their favorite color. So it’s no surprise that aquamarine exerts a powerful allure that reaches far beyond its status as March’s birthstone. In fact, Aquamarine happens to be one of the most read more…

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The Rich History Behind Royal Wedding Jewelry

Jewelry that survives the test of time and impacts our industry

In 1923, Elizabeth, Queen Consort to King George VII, was gifted a kilogram of Welsh gold, from the now-closed Clogau mine in Bontddu, Wales and has been used for every royal wedding since to make the wedding bands for the bride and groom. Royal brides often borrow or are given read more…

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Sell With a Story: Famous Aquamarines

Aquamarine has an irresistible color that ranges from a pale blue to a light teal. This mesmerizing spectrum comes from aquamarine’s green undertones. And this is why it was named “aqua marine” which is Latin for “sea water.” As light reflects through it, we experience this gem as a calm, read more…

My Mother’s Day Memorial

A pair of pear-shaped aquamarines for Mom

There is one holiday above all others that commands our respect. It reveres a vast population of women who have earned this rightfully prestigious title. On the second Sunday in May, Mother’s Day calls on us all to show extra appreciation and gratitude towards these selfless family figures. As we read more…

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Gemstone Engagements For the Next Generation

Non-traditional engagement styles for trendy Millennials

Diamonds are rare, beautiful and, yes, forever. That’s not going to change anytime soon. But gemstone engagements are making a splash among Millennial buyers. Remember that recently the DPA ran its “Real is Rare” campaign? It aimed at rekindling the diamond romance with younger customers. Since the Millennial group is read more…

Get Schooled

What you need to learn about lesser-known gemstones

In honor of last week’s Schoolhouse Rocks Week, which featured semi-precious stones, we wanted to school you on some of the unique stories out there about some of those gems. Could be folklore, could be myth, could be true, but that fact is that everyone loves a good story. And, read more…