June 27, 2019

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June 19, 2019

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February Birthstone Amethyst: Science, Lore, & Beautiful Jewelry

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Rich purple hues are one of the many reasons people love the February birthstone, Amethyst. This captivating color and long history make this an excellent birthstone.  Let's take a closer look.
June 19, 2019

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January Birthstone Garnet: Science, Lore, & Beautiful Jewelry

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If you were born in January, than Garnet is your birthstone.  This richly colored stone is not only popular as the January birthstone, but as one of the most popular colored stones on the market today.  It is most commonly thought of as a red stone, with slightly more of a yellowish hue than ruby.  However, this stone commons in a variety of other colors including green Tsavorites, orange Spessartite, and a red purple grape garnet.
June 12, 2019

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August Birthstone Peridot: Science, Lore, & Beautiful Jewelry

August Birthstone Peridot 

When I think of August, I think of sunny, vibrant, and luscious greenery.  What more perfect stone to represent this month than Peridot!  Let's take a look at the lore and gemology of this beautiful stone.

June Birthstone Pearl: Science, Lore, & Beautiful Jewelry

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If you were luck enough to be born in June, then you have the distinct privilege of claiming pearl as your birthstone!  These lustrous spheres have been lauded throughout history for their beauty and cultural symbolism.  

May Birthstone Emerald: Science, Lore, & Beautiful Jewelry

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Did you know that the May birthstone, Emerald, has been a beloved stone of royalty throughout history?  The earliest record mining of Emerald was in Egypt in 330 B.C. and it was one of Queen Cleopatra's favorite stones.  Rome's Pliny The Elder described it's color as "nothing greens greener."  Learn more about Emeralds below...  

April Birthstone Diamond: A Desired Stone Throughout Time 

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In addition to being one of the most sought after gems on the planet, diamonds are also the birthstone for those lucky enoght to be born in April!  From their lusterous prismatic flashes to theor enchanting legend and lore, diamonds are gift to be treasured!

Birthstone Jewelry: From January to December Birthstone History and Symbolism

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The tradition of wearing stones to represent the month you were born in, has a long and rich history that has crossed cultures, geography, and time.  Today we call them 'birthstones.' 

March Birthstone Aquamarine: Science, Lore, & Beautiful Jewelry

March Birthstone Aquamarine

In addition to being the March birthstone, aquamarine is one of the most beloved gemstones today.  From the enchanting blue color, to it's rich history in legend and lore, aquamarine is always a top choice for jewelry shoppers!

Jabel's Carved Flower Wedding Ring and Engagement Ring Collection

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When it comes to heirloom quality jewelry, few of today's designers have the skill, knowledge, and time-tested methods as Jabel.  Their die struck jewelry is considered some of the best jewelry ever made.   Yet, it's not only their strength and durability that make their collections so appealing, it's their dedication to styling, especially with their carved collection of jewelry.