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March’s Birthstone is Aquamarine

This month’s birthstone is the beautiful aquamarine. Aquamarine gets its name from its sea water like blue-green color and is one of the most popular light blue gemstones. Many people don’t know that aquamarine and emerald are different varieties of the same mineral, which is beryl. Aquamarine and emerald are the same stone, except that one is blue and one is green.

To learn more about aquamarine, click here to go to our aquamarine fact page.

In addition to this, our featured piece for the month of March is on the website now. A beautiful pale blue aquamarine set in a fine yellow gold filagree mounting, it is featured in this months Ocala Magazine and as our featured piece it is 25% […]

March 8th, 2017|

February’s Birthstone is Amethyst

Happy February! We hope that you have had a happy and safe super bowl weekend. Today we are featuring the birthstone for February, Amethyst.

Amethyst is a member of the quartz family and is known as the purple gemstone. Amethyst was once rare and expensive, only available to royalty, but the discovery of vast deposits across the world has made amethyst one of the least expensive of classic and well known gemstones. In addition to its abundance, amethyst is naturally of high clarity which makes for a special combination of beauty and affordability. If you would like to know more about amethyst, click here for a link to go to our gemstone fact page for amethyst.

The 14k white gold and amethyst […]

February 6th, 2017|

New Product Listing- A Garnet Ring for January

 

We’re pleased to announce that we have added the popular white gold garnet ring from our January birthstone posts to our online inventory! You can find it’s product page here.

In addition to that, you can find out more about Garnet in the first of our birthstone information pages here.

Thanks for visiting our website, we hope you enjoy what you find as we continue working to be the best jeweler in Ocala and the best jewelry website on the net.

January 24th, 2017|

What to Know Before Buying a Diamond (beyond the 4 C’s)

Clarity grading matters, but always look at a diamond (with magnification and without) before buying it

Our best advice right from the start: After observing hundreds of thousands of diamonds, the best advice we can give is to look at any diamond in person before buying it. Every diamond is different, and two diamonds of the same quality will not look exactly the same, no matter what the salesperson tries to tell you. Diamond grading is important, and should be considered, but no one should ever buy a diamond based on its grading alone.

You can’t judge a diamond piece’s value based on total carat weight

Clusters of small diamonds have significantly less value than one large stone […]

January 15th, 2017|

January’s Birthstone is Garnet

Happy New Year everyone! January’s birthstone is garnet, a stone displayed here in this 14k white gold and garnet ring with diamond accents. The checkerboard cut is popular in garnets and we really tried to show off its fancy facets.

Garnet has been inlaid as a gemstone since the bronze age. Its more commonly known for its dark red color, but it comes in a variety of other colors including green, purple, and even blue.

We have many January babies on the Silver City team, so Garnet is an extra popular stone with us. If your interested in Garnet, come in and check out our inventory which includes the beautiful ring shown above.

Until next time, have a happy January! […]

January 9th, 2017|

Our Christmas Coupon

Merry Christmas from Silver City!

Everyone knows Christmas is a special time of year, and we are celebrating it with a new 25% off jewelry coupon! Available until December 25th, use this coupon to get 25% off any jewelry piece in our store.

Now we know that in today’s world 25% off might not sound that exciting, but 25% off our already low prices results in a deal that you can not get anywhere else. We’ve explained in previous posts that, unlike other stores, we don’t price our pieces outrageously high just so they can be discounted in the future.

With 25% off applied, most of our pieces will cost less then 60% of their appraised value!

So for any of […]

December 22nd, 2016|
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