Brief history of Birthstones

The first century Jewish historian Josephus believed there was a connection between the twelve stones in Aaron’s breastplate, the twelve signs of the Zodiac and the twelve months of the years. Translations and interpretations of the passage in Exodus regarding the breastplate have varied widely, with Josephus himself giving two different lists for the twelve stones. George…

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JCK Jewelers Choice Awards

These rings, pendants, bracelets, and necklaces were top winners in the JCK choice awards and there are some stunning pieces and it goes without saying some very talented designers. Photos and content courtesy JCK magazine and the individual designers. There are jaw dropping pieces here. The Tanzanite ring with diamonds and inlaid opal is lovely…

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