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A unique wedding set, created in 14k white gold. The engagement ring has a round brilliant center diamond surrounded by a tight halo of diamond accents. Additional round diamonds and marquise amethysts accent either side of the shank. Coordinating diamonds and amethysts accent the wedding band. A sparkling and colorful design that imitates a growing vine… read more »More details ›
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Gem in the Spotlight: Amethyst
Amethyst is known for its beautiful purple color, and it is the most important quartz variety used in jewelry. Purple has long been considered a royal color, so it is not surprising that amethyst has been in so much demand throughout history. Gemology Amethyst is a variety of quartz that is colored by the presence iron and aluminum. The violet color of amethyst can range from a pale lavender to a deep, dark purple, and it is often found in shades of pale to medium purple. Amethyst is typically found... read more »
Gem in the Spotlight: Quartz
Quartz is one of the most common minerals on earth. Many of quartz’s gems are common for gemstones but, some varieties are very rare. Some are Plain Jane like rock quartz, others are exotic like Drusy Quartz. Some quartz material is a dollar per pound others are $1,000 per carat. Quartz is a gemstone with surprising variety... read more »