Monthly Archives: February 2011

Jewelry Style Tips

Jewelry should compliment, not compete. “Jewelry Savvy” authors Caroline Stanley and Cynthia Sliwa suggest the “blink test”. Close your eyes for a few moments, then open them. If the first thing you notice about the outfit is the jewelry, it … Continue reading

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February’s Regal Birthstone

Amethyst is the official birthstone for February.  Amethyst is the purple variety of quartz and the most valued member of the quartz family.  It must be purple to be amethyst but can display a range of shades including deep purple, … Continue reading

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Arizona Four Peaks Amethyst

The only active mine in North America is nestled in the four peaks of the Mazatzal Mountains, 40 miles northeast of Phoenix, Arizona. This 20 acre mine site is gated and trespassing is prohibited. Due to its remote location, supplies … Continue reading

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