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Aquamarine

Aquamarine, the beautiful, soft blue birthstone of March! Not only do aquamarines capture the lucid blues of the ocean, but also of the sky. According to legend, the aquamarine originated in the treasure chest of mermaids, and to this day is regarded as...

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Red..Not the Only Color of Love!

It’s February everyone, and love is in the air!! … Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and I’m sure that all of you unavailable men out there are scrambling for ideas for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift. This year think outside the...

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Rhodium

As we learned earlier from Nancy, white gold doesn’t start out as a white metal; it is yellow gold alloyed with other metals to give it its white color, so over time, it may tend to take on a yellowish tint.   A rhodium...

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The Millennium Star

In 1990, a 777 carat diamond was discovered in an alluvial deposit in the Mbuji-Mayi district of Zaire. At the height of a Civil War in that country, De Beers purchased the rough diamond in the mid-1990s. After 4 to 5 months of...

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100% Mobile Friendly

We are excited to announce that our Colonial Jewelers web page is now 100% mobile friendly for your everyday convenience of shopping and learning all about our store. You can use your phone or IPad to browse our jewelry database of over 800...

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A New Year, New Start

The start of a new year is always exciting, especially when it comes to your wardrobe. There is always something to be said about “out with the old and in with the new”. So start cleaning out those closets, because you might find that...

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Jewelry Checking and Cleaning

So the Holidays are over and you are enjoying your beautiful gift of jewelry…how do you plan to keep your piece(s) looking their best? It is so important to have your jewelry checked and cleaned at least every 6 months.  We wouldn’t think of not...

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Primary Deposits

For about 2,000 years, diamonds were thought only to be found in rivers and streams, alluvial deposits.  Alluvial deposits are typically much more concentrated with diamonds then primary deposits.  The water’s current washes away the lighter rock and material leaving behind the heavier...

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Shine to 5000 Sweepstakes

When Colonial Jewelers reaches 5000 Facebook fans, all fans will receive a $25 Colonial Jewelers Gift Card. Like us on Facebook, then fill out the form to be eligible to win. Suggest us to your friends to reach our goal faster!   Follow...

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