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Garnet - January's Birthstone

Garnet - January's Birthstone

by Emily Wilkinson
It’s the first month of 2022! For those born in January, garnet is the birthstone to celebrate the month you were born. Garnet gemstones are most commonly a deep red, but they can be found in a range of other colors as well! Ga…
Now Trending: Yellow Diamonds

Now Trending: Yellow Diamonds

by Emily Wilkinson
When most people think about diamonds, they picture a nearly colorless stone that shines bright and sparkles in any light. Most people don’t immediately think about yellow diamonds, although they are highly sought after and risi…
5 Gemstones Rarer Than Diamond

5 Gemstones Rarer Than Diamond

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
You have undoubtedly heard the saying “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend”, attributed to Marilyn Monroe, and perhaps as a result, we hold diamonds as the rarest of gemstones, with exceeding value and importance. While…
The Lore of Citrine

The Lore of Citrine

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
Be honest. If there were a sun-stone that could make you more attractive, help you manifest wealth, and spark imagination, you would want to know how to acquire such a stone, wouldn’t you? For generations, this has been the lore…
Graduation Gifts for Her

Graduation Gifts for Her

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
Graduation season is upon us! Whether you are celebrating from home with virtual ceremonies or booking flights to see your sisters, daughters, and friends walk across the stage, nothing says I'm proud of you quite like a timeless piec…
Spinel: An Imposter No Longer

Spinel: An Imposter No Longer

by Maddie Flowers
For centuries, it was believed that spinels and rubies were the same stone, which led spinel to acquire its trademark of being an imposter in the ancient jewelry world. Having every bit of richness and beauty as a ruby, while also bein…
Why You Should Add Spinel to Your Jewelry Box

Why You Should Add Spinel to Your Jewelry Box

by Maddie Flowers
Spinel's outstanding wide range of colors demands to be noticed. For years, it has taken a back seat in the world of gems, almost always outshined by rubies, but it's multitude of hues deserves a special spot in your jewelry box. This…
3 Ways to Wear Spinel This Month

3 Ways to Wear Spinel This Month

by Maddie Flowers
Spinel is known for enthusiasm and optimism, making it the perfect gem to adorn in a season of new beginnings. This special stone is believed to improve self-esteem, compassion, love and forgiveness while cleansing anger, pain, and re…