Diamonds are the April Birthstone

April Birthstone: Diamond Astrological Sign: Taurus (April 21 – May 21) Color: A diamond can be found in any color in addition to colorless. Colored diamonds are created when impurities, such as nitrogen (yellow and brown) and boron (blue), bonded with the carbon when the diamond was formed. In order of rarity the most common …

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Aquamarine the March Birthstone

March Birthstone: Aquamarine Astrological Sign: Aries (March 21 – April 20) Color: Colors can range from blue to green-blue, yellow, colorless, and pink. The blue color is comes from the iron impurities within the colorless beryl crystal. Origins: Aquamarine is mined in Brazil, Australia, Kenya, China, India, Madagascar, Mozambique, Pakistan, Russia and the United States. History: …

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And the winners are…

The stars came out in all their finery for the 86th Academy Awards Ceremony in Los Angles, Sunday night. Dressed in couture and designer gowns Hollywood’s glitterati donned jewelry created by Harry Winston, Tiffany & Co., Fred Leighton, Bulgari, Neal Lane, Lorraine Schwartz and Chopard. The Oscars are the cherry on top of the award …

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Bubbles and Bling for a Worthy Cause

The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce 66th Annual Dinner took place February 7th and Gem Shopping Network was proud to be a Gold Sponsor for the event. The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce annual dinner is an inspiring event recognizing the accomplishments of 2013 and celebrating people whose service and commitment make Gwinnett County a special place …

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Amethyst is the February Birthstone

February Birthstone: Amethyst Astrological Sign: Pisces (February 20 – March 20) Color: Amethyst occurs in hues from light pinkish violet to deep purple and can have secondary hues of red and blue. Light to dark purple; most expensive is the deep royal purple; may show some noticeable color shift Origins: Brazil and Zambia are the primary …

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