Gemstone of the Month: Garnet

Posted by Brianne Sheridan on Oct 1, 2020 10:51:32 AM

No, we're not talking about birthstones, we’re talking about gemstones you can enjoy no matter when you were born!

For October, we're featuring a gorgeous gemstone that’s perfect for autumn… garnet!

Here are our top three reasons to have garnets in your jewelry box:

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Topics: Gemstones, Gemstone of the Month, Jewelry, Gemology, garnet

Gemstone of the Month: Amethyst

Posted by Brianne Sheridan on Sep 3, 2020 3:43:38 PM

Our apologies for the delay in the delivery of your monthly, non-birthstone featured gemstone! We held off on sharing the GotM so we could let everyone know about our efforts for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, but the wait is over!

For September we're featuring the purple gem that doesn't get enough credit… amethyst!

Here are our top three reasons why amethyst is worthy of the spotlight this month:

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Topics: Gemstones, Gemstone of the Month, Jewelry, Gemology

Crystallography Explained

Posted by Brianne Sheridan on Aug 8, 2020 10:45:00 AM

Gemology is a pretty well-known term to the general public, but crystallography is one that very few people are familiar with. “I never use that word; I think it’s a weird word,” said Geralyn Sheridan, our artisan jeweler, GIA Graduate Gemologist, and company namesake. Even so, crystallography is a huge piece of gemology. We picked her brain to gain a better understanding.

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Topics: Jewelry, Gemology, Jewelry Industry, Crystallography

Gemstone of the Month: Tourmaline

Posted by Brianne Sheridan on Aug 1, 2020 10:00:00 AM

No, we're not talking about birthstones, we’re talking about gemstones you can enjoy no matter when you were born!

For August we're featuring a gem that a lot of people already love… tourmaline!

Here are our top three reasons why you should love tourmaline too (that is, if you don’t already):

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Topics: Gemstones, Gemstone of the Month, Jewelry, Gemology

Artisan Jewelry Defined

Posted by Brianne Sheridan on Jul 21, 2020 4:22:17 PM

An artisan is someone who creates art, specifically by coming up with the idea and then actually creating the physical art piece themselves. Artisan jewelry is created by artisans, and there are some important distinctions to remember.

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Topics: Jewelry, Gemology, Jewelry Industry

Define Redefining

Geralyn Sheridan has been redefining elegance in the jewelry industry by focusing on eco-friendliness, utilizing naturally beautiful textures, and incorporating fluid movement in each of her fine jewelry designs.

Her years of experience as a designer/goldsmith combined with her credentials as a GIA Graduate Gemologist give her a unique perspective on and a true expertise in jewelry making, precious metals, and gemstones. 

Whether you're a jewelry lover, maker, or seller, we're sure this blog will pique your interest.

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