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Fall Jewelry Trends for 2014

… Each season, there is a standout color that stimulates jewelry and fashion trends. For the fall season, purple is that color. Be prepared to stock up on everything purple, from lilac pearls to royal purple pendants. Try amethyst, Sapphire, tanzanite, spinel, and mother of pearl – all which can be found in a purple hue. Purple looks best when paired with gold instead of silver. Copper will also work. Nature-Inspired Jewelry This jewelry trend for fall is all about earthy colors and muted …

Accessorizing with the Right Jewelry – Part 2

Continued from Dec 21st In terms of matching your jewelry to your clothing, if you are wearing more than one color, your accessories should balance out the entire outfit. For example, if you are wearing black and red, you should have an even amount of red accessories (possibly garnets or coral) and black accessories (onyx or a black silk scarf). Stick with the same color palate for guaranteed success. Wear ruby or garnet earrings with a red top, or a Sapphire or blue topaz -accented necklace or …

Amethyst – A New Addition to the Monterey Collection

… refused his affections, she prayed to the gods to remain chaste. The goddess Artemis granted the prayer, transforming her into a white stone; humbled by Amethystos’ desire to remain chaste, Dionysus poured wine over the stone she had become as an offering, dying the crystals purple. Traditionally included in the cardinal, or most valuable, gemstones (along with diamond, Sapphire, ruby and emerald), Amethyst has lost much of its value due to the discovery of extensive deposits in locations …

Amethyst – February’s Birthstone

… this color may occur from several locations other than Siberia, notably Uruguay and Zambia. In more recent times, certain gems (usually of Bolivian origin) that have shown alternate bands of Amethyst purple with Citrine orange have been given the name Ametrine. Purple Corundum, or Sapphire of Amethystine tint, is called Oriental Amethyst, but this expression is often applied by jewelers to fine examples of the ordinary Amethystine quartz, even when not derived from eastern sources. Professional …

Fine Silver Seahorse Pin Added to the Sea Cliff Collection

Made of pure silver, this Seahorse is set with a 3*4 mm faceted Pear shaped Sapphire and measures 2 1/2 in length. Blue Sapphires come in a wide range of shades of blue. Titanium and iron inclusions within the Aluminum oxide result in various shades of blue. Some stones are not well saturated and show tones of gray. About 90% of all Sapphires are heated to a temperature of up to 1800°C but usually a little less in ovens for several hours. Stones are also heated in nitrogen deficient …