This could be you!

This could be you!

Think it can’t happen to you? Think again! A woman came into our store recently with a collection of various gold and diamond pieces. While this is a pretty standard transaction for us, she was very nervous and hesitant about it. You see, she had already been to...
Is there treasure in your jewelry box?

Is there treasure in your jewelry box?

A few years ago, gold buying & selling was all the rage! There were tv & radio ads, pop-up kiosks, machines, and even mail order services where you could sell your gold. Now, you see less of these services available, but that doesn’t mean you don’t...
Blue Topaz: December’s Birthstone

Blue Topaz: December’s Birthstone

Blue topaz is one of December’s birthstones along with tanzanite and turquoise, and symbolizes long life, wisdom, and knowledge. Found in a wide range of hues from deep London blue to paler sky blue, its versatility allows it to be cut in a wide variety of shapes. The...
November Birthstone: Are you a Citrine or Topaz?

November Birthstone: Are you a Citrine or Topaz?

Individuals born in November can choose between two sunny gemstones to brighten up this chilly month. November’s birthstones, topaz and citrine, are both known for their calming energies, bringing warmth and fortune to those who wear them. Topaz and citrine look so...
Opal’s Shifting Play of Kaleidoscopic Colors is Unlike Any Other Gem.

Opal’s Shifting Play of Kaleidoscopic Colors is Unlike Any Other Gem.

Opal is the product of seasonal rains that drenched dry ground in regions such as Australia’s semi-desert “outback.” The showers soaked deep into ancient underground rock, carrying dissolved silica (a compound of silicon and oxygen) downward. During dry periods, much...