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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...


Cuff Love

Cuff Love

If you walk into A.JARON Studio in Naples, Florida right now; you would view our center case which features a current jewelry trend that is of the moment, which we feel our wonderful jewelry customers need to pay attention to. A.JARON enjoys keeping our clients in the know about serious current jewelry trends.

At this very moment there are 12 statement cuff bracelets being featured in the A.JARON center case. The styles range from a glorious re-purposed cuff, created from a Coke-A-Cola bottle (my personal favorite) to a lovely horn cuff bracelet with a single diamond, set in 18KT gold,...


Marsala Madness

Marsala Madness

Marsala Madness

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Prepare for the rush of a whole new color wave coming soon. There will be Marsala Madness in 2015!

Marsala is a vast shift from the vivid, cartoon-like colors prevalent in past years, such as the vivid orange-red of tangerine tango, the regal green of bright emerald and the fun and feminine violet of radiant orchid. Marsala shifts the color spectrum to the earth with rich brown undertones found within this particular shade of red.  Marsala is a drastic change in direction from hues which could easily be found within the nearest rainbow; fashion...