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White gold ring with indicolite tourmaline center stone surrounded by diamonds and paraiba tourmalines

Q & A With Paraiba Tourmaline

What is a paraiba tourmaline? Due to their highly variable chemical compositions, members of the tourmaline family are celebrated for their wide color range: orange-brown

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The Next Phase

While it’s fun to reminisce about my 34-year professional life on Main Street in downtown Greenville, I’m now eager to embrace a new opportunity: a

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Pearls

“The pearl is the queen of gems and the gem of queens.”                                                                                    -Grace Kelly The pearl, June’s birthstone, is among the world’s most desirable

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Happy Mother’s Day, Alice!

My mother, my sweet mother…                                                 llyn strong My mother, Alice Frances Sargent, was raised by a Quaker mother. Her upbringing in New Hampshire and

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Fine Jewelry Vocabulary

The first hallmark of fine jewelry is its premium components: precious metals such as gold, sterling silver, and platinum; and fine gemstones—for example, diamond, tourmaline,

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