• Spring Gemstone Roundtable Dinner at llyn strong!

    Most people only see gemstones after they’ve been set. The Gemstone Roundtable gives you the opportunity to see stones like a jeweler. You’re invited to join gemstone expert, James Alger, and award-winning jewelry designer, llyn strong, for an exclusive and memorable night out. Hold exquisite gemstones while you drink and dine. Learn about gemstones and discover what stones suit your personal style. Admission is FREE […]

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  • Spring Gemstone Roundtable Brunch at llyn strong!

    Most people only see gemstones after they’ve been set. The Gemstone Roundtable gives you the opportunity to see stones like a jeweler. You’re invited to join gemstone expert, James Alger, and award-winning jewelry designer, llyn strong, for an exclusive and memorable night out. Hold exquisite gemstones while you drink and dine. Learn about gemstones and discover what stones suit your personal style. Admission is FREE […]

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  • Spring Gemstone Roundtable Brunch at llyn strong!

    Most people only see gemstones after they’ve been set. The Gemstone Roundtable gives you the opportunity to see stones like a jeweler. You’re invited to join gemstone expert, James Alger, and award-winning jewelry designer, llyn strong, for an exclusive and memorable night out. Hold exquisite gemstones while you drink and dine. Learn about gemstones and discover what stones suit your personal style. Admission is FREE […]

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  • topaz custom jewelry llyn strong fine art jewelry Topaz Lore and History

    Topaz 10CT STRAW TOPAZ A sterling silver pendant featuring one bezel set square shaped straw topaz on a 16 inch silver chain.  This necklace was designed and made by Sydney Strong.   Topaz is an aluminum silicate containing fluorine and has a chemical formula of Al2(F,OH)2SiO4. It is formed by fluorine-bearing vapours given off during the […]

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  • Custom jewelry, opal, llyn strong fine art jewelry, Greenville SC Opal Gemstone History and Lore

    Moth Brooch and Pendant – deisgned and made by llyn strong   OPAL Writers have compared opals to volcanoes, galaxies, and fireworks. Admirers gave extraordinary opals poetic names like Pandora, Light of the World, and Empress. In ancient Rome, this gem symbolized love and hope. The Romans gave it a name—opalus—that was synonymous with “precious […]

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  • Peridot Gemstone

    Image Credit – https://www.gia.edu/peridot Peridot Gemstone History Peridot is a gemstone with a fascinating history, both in nature and culture. It is one of the oldest known gemstones, with ancient records documenting the mining of peridot from as early as 1500 B.C. It is a gem especially connected with ancient Egypt, and some historians believe […]

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