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Shine Brighter than the Sun with Yellow Gold

Shine Brighter than the Sun with Yellow Gold

As summer approaches, our thoughts and swimsuit bodies turn to the Sun.
We toast and tan ourselves on beach vacations, island getaways and cruises in the summer.

The golden bronze tans which we receive from the sun bring thoughts of gold to mind for the fine jewelry lover. More specifically the recent resurgence and increase in popularity of yellow gold. Move over white gold! Yellow gold is having a comeback moment.

There has also been a surge of golden gowns making their way down the step and repeat of exclusive red carpet events.

At the 2015 Met Gala there were 6...


Happy Birthday May! Emerald Education

Happy Birthday May! Emerald Education

Emerald Education, History and Lore of Emeralds

As the birthstone for May, the emerald, a symbol of rebirth, is believed to grant the owner foresight, good fortune, and youth. Emerald, derived from the word smaragdus, meaning green in Greek, was mined in Egypt as early as 330 B.C. Today, most of the world’s emeralds are mined in Colombia, Brazil, Afghanistan, and Zambia. The availability of high-quality emerald is limited; consequently, treatments to improve clarity are performed regularly.

Emerald’s lush green has soothed souls and excited imaginations since antiquity. Rome’s Pliny the Elder described emerald in his Natural History, published in the...