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October - The Month of the Opal


October is here – the month of our most loved stone, the Opal. Opal has been the reigning champ of our vintage rings since our opening in 2013. From fiery genuine Opal to delicate imitation Pinfire Opal, the stone continues to be our most popular, yet. While we carry imitation and genuine Opal, the most valuable Opals come from Australia, Mexico, the U.S. and Britain. Opals, along with pink Tourmaline are the birthstones for October.


Opal was once believed to enhance creativity and harness originality and has always been associated with passion. Wearing an Opal has been said to bring out loyalty and faithfulness in its wearer.

You'll notice Opals have a marvelous reflective "rainbow" like effect in certain lighting. This is popularly referred to as the "fire" of the Opal. The "fire" or vibrant coloring comes from the reflection of the scattering of light from the closely packed silica spheres that make up the opal. These spheres are responsible for the different colors. The more coloring or “fire” in the Opal, the more valuable it is. Opals can be milky or slightly transparent. Transparent Opals have been known to hold a higher value, as well. 

September's Birthstone - The Sapphire

Hello, September! This month we celebrate the Sapphire Austrian Crystal, a stunning deep blue stone that has been celebrated for thousands of years. The most well known Sapphires are blue, but Sapphire actually comes in a variety of colors – including pink, yellow, orange and green. Red Sapphires are known as Rubies. We’re proud to offer you a wide selection [...]

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August Birthstone - The Peridot

Summer is flying by and August is already here. While back to school shopping and barbecues collide – we’re mostly concerned with this month’s gorgeous birthstone, the Peridot. Peridot is a gorgeous light green colored stone. Peridot, symbolizes strength. It is sometimes called the evening Emerald for its light green color. Because of it’s pastel shade, it pairs effortlessly with many lighter [...]

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The Clear Austrian Crystal - April's Birthstone

Oh the combinations that can come of the Austrian Crystal. Typically, the diamond is the birthstone of April. We carry crystal and cubic zirconia rings to bring you an inexpensive alternative to the diamond. Aside from the Clear Austrian crystal being a birthstone, it’s our staple stone due to its ability to pair with any stone and finish. The crystal [...]

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