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Amethyst

Posted by Janet Smith on Jan 5th 2020

Amethyst

Despite its commonness, amethyst has been one of the world’s most revered stones for many centuries. Found in as many places as Africa, Austria, Brazil, Bolivia, Canada, Europe, Russia and the USA, …

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Danglers Have Arrived!

Posted by Janet Smith on Oct 14th 2017

Danglers Have Arrived!

I think we all have experienced wanting something we have found to be something else entirely. Let me give you an example... You go into a gift shop to purchase a keychain for your best friend's …

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Chokers

Posted by Janet Smith on Aug 15th 2017

Chokers

Chokers have never really gone out of style; they’ve simply evolved over the years. We’ve seen the velvet ribbon, the lacy tattoo, the metallic link, a simple string of beads and even the beaded …

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10 Jewelry Myths Debunked!

Posted by Janet Smith on Apr 17th 2017

10 Jewelry Myths Debunked!

We’ve all collected bits of jewelry knowledge over the years, some from family, friends and the clerk at the department store jewelry counter.As a child I was under the impression that my grandmoth …

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Swarovski Crystals

Posted by Janet Smith on Nov 14th 2015

Swarovski Crystals

he holidays are a time for sparkle.  That sparkle can be found in the decorations of the season, the place settings at the holiday dinner table and especially in the jewelry you wear.  One o …

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Seraphinite

Posted by Janet Smith on Sep 3rd 2015

Seraphinite

Seraphinite (pronounced sarah-FINE-ite) is the trade name given to variety of clinochlore, which belongs to the chlorite group.This gemstone is a usually a luscious dark green to grey gem with feath …

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