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Did You Know???

I didn’t–until coming to work for Colonial Jewelers. All gold is inherently yellow, but has the ability to change color when mixed with different metals, also known as alloys. Some common alloys used to make white gold are palladium, silver, or zinc. At...

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Fashion Forward in Frederick

Spring’s almost neon palette brings out the fun in fashion. This palette was inspired by the 1970’s, First Ladies and the Far East. This season’s bright alternative gemstones are the key to high fashion looks. Neon blue lapis, like the earrings pictured below,...

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The Emerald’s Tale

The emerald’s rich tradition can be traced back through the ages, symbolizing status for royalty and aristocrats. This vibrant green gem often conjures up images of beauty, wealth and adventure; emeralds have been sought after by some of the most famous Emperors, Queens...

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The Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund

The Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund at Frederick Memorial Hospital was established in 1999 by Jeff and Patty Hurwitz, after Patty’s diagnosis of breast cancer. Believing that early diagnosis was the key to Patty’s successful outcome, the goal of the fund has been to...

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