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Citrine is the November birthstone. It is the transparent, pale yellow to brownish-orange variety of quartz and is rare in nature. Traces of iron are what give this quartz variety its color.
Citrine is most commonly seen in the yellow to orange color range. It’s name was derived from the Latin word ‘citrus’ meaning “citron” (a fruit closely […]
It’s Halloween and time for all the ghosts and ghouls and goblins (and princesses and super heroes and kitty cats) to come out for their treats. If you are looking for some more grown up treats, check out these Halloween inspired jewels…
This lovely webbed cuff bracelet from Sutra features a 20 carat opal with white and […]
The month of October has a variety of birthstones associated with it including Tourmaline and Pink Sapphire, but most commonly Opal is named the official birthstone.
Opal is known for its unique display of flashing rainbow colors called play-of-color. Play-of-color occurs because the stone is made up of sub-microscopic spheres stacked in a grid-like pattern—like layers […]
Awards season is upon us, kicked off by the 69th Emmy Awards ceremony last week. Here are some of the most stunning jewels of the night…
Mandy Moore wore a pink sapphire and diamond ensemble designed by Jennifer Meyer:
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt star Ellie Kemper continued the pink sapphire theme with Lorraine Schwartz earrings and ring featuring […]
The September birthstone is the Sapphire. Blue sapphire belongs to the mineral species corundum. It can be a pure blue but ranges from greenish blue to violetish blue. The name “sapphire” can also apply to any corundum that’s not red and doesn’t qualify as ruby (another corundum variety).
Besides blue sapphire and ruby, the corundum family […]
The birthstone for the month of August is the Peridot. Peridot is the gem variety of the mineral Olivine. Its chemical composition includes iron and magnesium, and iron is the cause of its attractive yellowish-green colors. The gem often occurs in volcanic rocks called basalts, which are rich in these two elements.
Peridot has always been associated […]
Unforgettable Fine Jewelry will be closed Saturday, September 2nd through Monday, September 4th for Labor Day weekend and will re-open on Tuesday, September 5th for normal business hours.
The July birthstone is the Ruby. Ruby is the most valuable variety of the corundum mineral species, which includes sapphire. In fact, Rubies can command the highest per-carat price of any colored stone. In its purest form, the mineral corundum is colorless. Trace elements that become part of the mineral’s crystal structure cause variations in […]
Earlier this month we saw yet another awards ceremony pass glittering by, complete with all the frills and finery. As always, paired with the stunning gowns, were stunning pieces of jewelry! Here are just a few of our favorites…
Ileana Ferreras in marquetry earrings by Silvia Furmanovich:
Cynthia Nixon wearing an 18 Karat yellow gold and diamond […]