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October is opal month

Opal is the birthstone for October

One of the most universally beloved gemstones, Opals are truly amazing to behold. With bright displays of color that span the spectrum, opal reminds us in the wake of a hurricane filled month that nature can also create nice things.

With this in mind we are proud to unveil our newest featured piece, which you can find at this link. Its a lovely white opal pendant set in white gold with accent diamonds. It is featured in our ad for this month’s Ocala Magazine, and it is 25% off until the next featured piece comes out in November. But remember, we only have one so if you are interested then don’t delay!

And if you would like to know more […]

October 6th, 2017|

September’s birthstone is Sapphire- Irma can’t keep Ocala down!

Irma can’t keep Ocala down!

Hey there Ocala, we hope this finds you with your power back on, a full tank of gas, and a pantry full of bread! Irma has been hard on all of us, and though it delayed this update, we are proud to finally make this blog post with our amazing September featured piece as well as our sapphire fact page.

Sapphire is the birthstone for September, and if you would like to find the page for our newest featured piece, click this link! It is a one of a kind piece, with a hand selected sapphire mounted in a beautiful white gold ring with rose accents. It is featured in our ad for this […]

September 18th, 2017|

August Peridot Update- A Hot Summer in Ocala

August Update- A Hot Summer In Ocala

Hey there Ocala, we hope you are reading this inside of a nice air conditioned building! This month’s birthstone is Peridot, a green-yellow gem with a long history.

In honor of that, we have our newest birthstone information page available for peridot, if you would like to learn more about it then click here.

We also have unveiled our newest featured piece, a very sunny white gold and peridot necklace with diamond accents, which you can check out here. Its custom made and 25% off until next month, which makes it a wonderful gift choice if you have a special person with an August birthday.

Have a great month! We hope to have some […]

August 17th, 2017|

Celebrate with fireworks

Happy July Ocala!

This month’s birthstone is ruby, and in the tradition of the most important holiday in July, Independence Day, this months featured piece is a firework-esque explosion of white and red sparkle.  You can find the product page for our piece here, as well as see its picture in our ad in this month’s Ocala Magazine. Because its our featured piece its 25% off until next month, but we only have the one, so if you are interested then come by soon!

If you would like to know more about ruby, one of the world’s most famous gemstones, then you can find out more about rubies here, in our newest gemstone fact page for ruby.

Have a great month! […]

July 7th, 2017|

June’s Featured Piece and Alexandrite Fact Page

Happy June Ocala!

This month’s birthstones are alexandrite and pearl. We are celebrating this with our newest featured piece for June, a created alexandrite pendant set in a platinum bezel setting. Alexandrite is a rare color changing stone that changes from greenish-blue to purplish-red based on the light its exposed to. You can find the product page for our piece here, which is also featured in our ad in this month’s Ocala magazine. It’s 25% off until next month, but we only have one.

If you just like gemstones and would like to find out more about alexandrite, then you can find its information page here.

Have a great month! Don’t forget to check back with us, Ocala’s jewelry experts, for more information, products, […]

June 10th, 2017|

Real Stones- Synthetic vs. Simulant


What is a “real” stone? Synthetic vs. Simulant

We are often handed a piece and asked “is this stone real?” This question is a little more complicated then most people understand, and in this article we will discuss what it means for gems to be real, synthetic, or simulated.

What is a real stone created by nature?

Gemstones are classified according to their chemical composition and crystal structure. Diamonds, for example, are made of pure carbon. Graphite is also made of pure carbon, but has a different arrangement of atoms which makes the two stones completely different. Other gemstones, such as ruby and sapphire, are both the mineral corundum and defined by their color. Corundum has a chemical composition of Al2O3, ruby is […]

May 25th, 2017|