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What is the May Birthstone?

What is the May Birthstone?

by Emily Wilkinson
May brings the resurgence of greenery, blooms, and all things that are reminiscent of spring. It’s only fitting that the birthstone for May is Emerald, a beautiful green hue that evokes revival and renewal. Emerald has been belove…
Not All of the 4 Cs are Equal

Not All of the 4 Cs are Equal

by Emily Wilkinson
When diamond shopping, you’ll most certainly hear a jeweler mention the “4-Cs.” It’s how the jewelry industry rates diamonds around the world. Cut, Color, Clarity, and Carat weight. Each of the four qualities com…
2022 Spring Jewelry Trends

2022 Spring Jewelry Trends

by Emily Wilkinson
We don’t think any outfit is complete without jewelry. For the past few years during the pandemic, we have been living a minimalist lifestyle in most facets of our day to day lives – from sweatpants to jewelry. Now that p…
What is the April Birthstone?

What is the April Birthstone?

by Emily Wilkinson
For those who were lucky enough to be born in April, your birthstone is the diamond. Each birthstone is special in its own right, but the diamond is interesting because it’s the rarest and also the most popular gemstone in modern…
What is the March Birthstone?

What is the March Birthstone?

by Emily Wilkinson
If you were born in the month of March, then you have two birthstones! Aquamarine and Bloodstone represent birthdays that are in the month of March. However, we’re going to focus on Aquamarine in this blog post as it is more acces…
White Gold vs. Platinum - What Metal to Choose

White Gold vs. Platinum - What Metal to Choose

by Emily Wilkinson
Platinum and gold are quite similar appearance, but have no shortage of differences. Many jewelry wearers find the silver toned colors more appealing, so when given the choice between white gold and platinum, which one should you cho…
What is the February Birthstone?

What is the February Birthstone?

by Emily Wilkinson
If you were born in February, your birthstone is an amethyst. Although February is typically a short and colder month for many around the world, the bright hue of the amethyst is a sure way to brighten things up a bit! The amethyst gem…