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Ruby, “The King of Gems”

People have held a fascination with the ruby that is as old as history itself.  It was known as the “king of gems” by the ancient cultures of Asia, and has long represented integrity, devotion, healing, courage, romance, generosity, inspiration, and prosperity. Rubies...

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Alexandrite… a Mysterious Gem

One of the most fascinating gemstones known to man is alexandrite, a member of the chrysoberyl family.  This gem actually changes colors depending on the type of light source.  The most pure color change goes from rich green to vivid red with variations...

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Be Bold with Yellow Gold

            Yellow gold is not just for your great grandmother.  In fact, it is youthful, colorful, and accents everything with a powerful pop!  Ladies and gentlemen yellow gold is here to stay, and is fashionable for all ages.                Fashion forecasts, and its...

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How Diamonds are made

Hey welcome back!  You ready to learn how a diamond is made?  Okay, here we go!  Far, far away beneath the earth’s surface (about 90-120 miles below!) in the upper mantle crust lies a mineral made of just one element named carbon.  At...

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Why Platinum? Why not????

Right now, white metal looks are all the rage. Your girlfriend/fiancé/wife wants Platinum, but sticker shock sets in and you’re questioning why it’s worth it… One of the most important qualities of Platinum is that it is hypoallergenic and resists tarnish. Not many...

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Scott (Baltimore, MD)

“She absolutely LOVES the ring and I couldn’t be happier. I appreciate everything you did for me and will be sure to recommend you and Colonial to friends since it’s already our family’s preference. Of course, you’ll certainly have all of my repeat...

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