Monthly Archives: May 2011

Alexandrite : The Stone of the Tsars

Alexandrite is a very rare gemstone that was named after Tsar Alexander II since the very first crystals were discovered close to his twelfth birthday in 1830 in emerald mines in the southern Urals region in Russia. It became the … Continue reading

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Jewelry is Art You Wear

In every period in history, people have worn and cherished jewelry as an important part of their image, whether they are rich or poor, everywhere in the world. When archeologists find tombs in Egypt, Syria or elsewhere in areas that … Continue reading

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Emeralds

Emeralds happen to be the birthstone for the month of May as well as the accepted gemstone for the twentieth, thirty fifth and fifty fifth wedding anniversaries. Color is the most important factor in determining value of this gemstone.  Ideal … Continue reading

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