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Tourmaline: History and Legend

History: Before the late 1800s, colored gemstone jewelry was uncommon in the United States until 1876. All of this changed when jeweler and mineralogist, Dr. George Kunz, sold a breathtaking specimen of Green Tourmaline to Charles Lewis Tiffany, the founder of Tiffany & Co. From this source of inspiration, American jewelry designers began adding colorful Tourmaline gems to their designs! Colors: Name any color you know and you’ll find Tourmaline in that hue. This is the unique characteristic that sets Tourmaline gemstones apart from the others. When viewed from different angles, the color in a single gemstone can appear to be completely different and can showcase a separate set of lovely hues.  There were many Royal Admirers of the colorful...

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What Length and Size Dangles Look Best on Me?

If you’re shopping for dangle earrings, choosing the right length is a personal preference and there are some observations to consider. Some people may prefer longer earrings as they feel they are more flattering or stylish, while others may prefer shorter lengths for comfort or practicality. Ultimately, it is up to the individual to decide what earring length works best for them. The length of dangle earrings is important because it can affect how they look on you. Depending on the shape of your face and earlobes, if earrings are too long, they might drag down your earlobes. If they’re too short, they might not make the impact you want. It’s important to consider the length, color and style of an individual’s...

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Malachite - The Hypnotizing Ancient Gemstone

When we wear this distinctive green gemstone jewelry, it is fascinating to know its origin. Malachite is one of the most hypnotizing gemstones, having drawn an allure of mystery for thousands of years. Like a mesmerizing beauty, it puts you under a spell the moment you lay eyes on it. Archeologists discovered the Egyptians mined Malachite as early as 3,000 BC, in the Sinai and eastern deserts. It was used in ornamental glazes, pigment on for wall painting, coloring of glass and eye paint (Cleopatra - Queen of the shades). In the 18th century, enormous deposits of Malachite were discovered in the Ural Region of Russian. Miners found the monolith of malachite weighing 2.7 tons and presented it to the...

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