Ageless Heirlooms

Lauren Thomann

Ode to Bohemian Garnets

With January coming to a close, I thought what better time than now to highlight some of my favorite antique garnet pieces.  There is something…

Types of Ancient Rings

Throughout history, people have coveted beautiful pieces of jewelry and worn them not just on special occasions but every day of their lives. Rings, in…

Aquamarine Beginner Guide

Chemical Formula: Beryl aka Beryllium Aluminum Silicate (Be3Al2Si6O18) Mohs Scale Hardness: 7.5 – 8.0 Modern Birthstone: March Treatment: Many aquamarines are heat treated, though many are not.  Usually poor quality…