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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...


Happy Birthday April! The most notorious diamonds in history

Happy Birthday April! The most notorious diamonds in history

51 Famous and Historic Diamonds

Ever since man discovered how to cut and polish gemstones they found or dug out from the earth, people have sought after diamonds. It's unknown exactly where the first diamond was discovered, but most historians believe it was somewhere near India, which has a long and rich history with precious stones and jewelry. Throughout history there have been many famous and infamous diamonds, here is a brief look at some them.

Archduke Joseph Diamond:...


Trending in Turquoise

Trending in Turquoise

Trending: Turquoise

There is a massive turquoise trend happening in the world of fine jewelry right now. The illustrious and opaque aqua blue hue can easily be dressed up or down, depending on how many diamonds one surrounds turquoise with. Turquoise is often called the universal color because it looks good on everyone from redheads to brunettes. Turquoise is also known as a friendly and happy color specially made for those who love to enjoy life.

 
The delicate light blue aqua to teal of turquoise  pairs perfectly with the current fashion flow in the direction of bohemian chic and 70’s...


Crystal Clear Persuasion

Crystal Clear Persuasion

It’s all crystal clear.
Transparent stones such as lucite, crystal quartz or white topaz, match perfectly with every outfit and can also blend with a variety of other jewelry pieces. This, along with the belief that crystals have mystical and healing properties, along with the 70’s fashion resurge are probably why we witnessed crystals and crystal clear jewelry all through the 2015 runway season.

There is also the mystery of illusion with crystal quartz and rough crystal.

Wearing a crystal quartz pendant necklace makes the viewer question if the pendant is actually present or if it is floating on air....


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,...