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March Birthstone: Aquamarine

March 2, 2015 | Gemme Couture

The aquamarine is a form of the mineral beryl that also includes other gemstones such as the emerald and morganite. Beryl occurs as free six-sided crystals and is a relatively hard gem, ranking after the diamond, sapphire, ruby, alexandrite, and topaz 7.5-8 on the Moh’s scale. Aquamarines vary in color from deep blue to blue-green […]

Valentine’s Day with Gemme Couture

February 14, 2015 | Gemme Couture

The history of Valentine’s Day is shrouded in mystery, however there are many stories telling the tale of how it came to be. Some are European Pagan myths, others originate from the Roman Empire and early Christians. It was probably a combination of the two that created Valentine’s Day that we know.     The […]

Jewelry at the Grammy’s 2015

February 10, 2015 | Gemme Couture

The stars were shining bright at the 2015 Grammy Awards on February 9. Put a ring on it, or five! Queen B looked stunning in $10 million worth of Lorraine Schwartz diamonds and emeralds and a Proenza Schouler dress Beyonce wasn’t the only celeb who wowed in green statement jewels. Taylor Swift, wore $1 million worth […]