• 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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  • llyn strong fine art jewelry greenville sc pantone classic blue main Classic Blue: The Pantone Color for 2020

    Classic Blue: The Pantone Color for 2020 Author – Kathy Staples For the past twenty years, Pantone, the US color institute responsible for the most important color matching system in the world as well as a major trend forecaster, has taken the pulse of global culture and chosen a color of the year. 2020’s selection […]

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  • Power and Mindfulness of Gifting The Power and Mindfulness of Gift Giving

    The Power and Mindfulness of Gift Giving   “The best givers are those who honestly care about the recipient and who thrive on hearing their stories. And they know that in the act of giving, both the giver and the receiver experience true joy.” –Kathy Staples   Each year gives us so many opportunities—both public […]

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  • Kate Worthen’s Birthday!

    Happy Birthday to Kate Worthen! Remember to wish her a Happy Birthday if you are visiting llyn strong in Downtown Greenville, South Carolina. “May your Birthday bring you all the things that make you smile!”

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  • Faron Justice’s Birthday!

    Faron Justice’s Birthday is on October 20th! Remember to wish her a Happy Birthday if you are visiting llyn strong in Downtown Greenville, South Carolina. “Never doubt yourself. You’re always the best. Just continue to be like that for many more Birthdays ahead.”

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  • llyn strong’s Birthday!

    llyn strong‘s Birthday is October 10th! Remember to wish her a Happy Birthday if you are visiting llyn strong in Downtown Greenville, South Carolina. “When you wake up every day, it’s like a new birthday: it’s a new chance to be great again and make great decisions.” View llyn strong’s line of work HERE.

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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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  • the history of diamonds llyn strong fine art jewelry Diamond Gemstone History

    Multi-colored diamond strand necklace and 18K white gold ring with rose cut yellow diamond flanked with white diamonds. Designed and made by llyn strong Diamond Gemstone History The diamond is more than just aesthetically beautiful—it’s an enduring symbol of love, romance, and commitment. The stone’s name is derived from the Greek word adamas, which translates […]

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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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  • ruby rubies gemstone history Llyn Strong fine art jewelry Greenville SC Ruby Gemstone History and Symbolism

    Ruby Many cultures have long considered ruby a stone of kings. Not surprisingly, ruby symbolism and lore have many associations with power and wealth. Possessing a ruby purportedly benefited and protected the owner’s estates and assisted in the accumulation of wealth. Notably, this gem would help its owner acquire more gems.   The bright red […]

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  • llyn strong fine art jewelry fathers day Greenville SC Happy Father’s Day!

    The nation’s first Father’s Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910, in the state of Washington. However, it was not until 1972–58 years after President Woodrow Wilson made Mother’s Day official–that the day honoring fathers became a nationwide holiday in the United States. Father’s Day 2019 occurs on Sunday, June 16… View Father’s Day Blog […]

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  • llyn strong fine art jewelry moonstones greenville sc The History of Moonstones

    Moonstone History Moonstone is best known for its pearly sheen, or schiller effect, where light reflects off of the two types of feldspar that make this stone, orthoclase and albite. These two minerals grow together in alternating layers, and a phenomena named adularescence happens whenever light hits this play of orthoclase and albite. No matter […]

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  • llyn strong fine art jewelry fathers day Greenville SC The History of Father’s Day

    The History of Father’s Day The nation’s first Father’s Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910, in the state of Washington. However, it was not until 1972–58 years after President Woodrow Wilson made Mother’s Day official–that the day honoring fathers became a nationwide holiday in the United States. Father’s Day 2019 occurs on Sunday, June […]

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  • mothers day llyn strong fine art jewelry greenville sc The History of Mother’s Day

    Mother’s Day Mother’s Day is a holiday honoring motherhood that is observed in different forms throughout the world, and Mother’s Day 2019 occurs on Sunday, May 12, in the United States. The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914. Jarvis would later […]

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  • custom jewelry, spring collection, fine jewelry, llyn strong Custom Jewelry : llyn strong Spring Collection

    Featured in the April TOWN Magazine, these beautiful spring custom jewelry pieces glow like a pearl in the sunlight.    View Products Here. The first necklace, which is titled “Gold Flowers”, consists of a modullyn™ necklace and clasp embedded into the design. A strand of 274.43ctw, hand cut rondelle shaped rutilated quartz beads, with 18k [...] Continue Reading
  • llyn strong Fine Art Jewelry Doc of Rocks

    The team at llyn strong fine art jewelry would like to invite you to join us for the first of our Facebook Live events. Our goal is to make these as entertaining as they are informative. We welcome your questions and comments as we introduce and discuss various topics with each event. For our opener […]

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