Zircon – The Oldest Natural Gemstone
Gemstones

Zircon – The Oldest Natural Gemstone

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They have similar names and are often confused, but can you tell the difference between zircon and cubic zirconia? Zircon is the oldest natural gemstone with its own fire and brilliance, while cubic zirconia is a popular man-made gemstone used as an alternative to diamond. When deciding between the two gems, make sure you know […]

Sapphire – an Incredible Gemstone
Gemstones

Sapphire – an Incredible Gemstone

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Sapphire’s variety is corundum, the same as ruby. It’s colors range from deep blues to colorless to vibrant oranges. Most sapphire is found in Africa and southeast Asia, but there are a few mines in the United States located in Montana. For those of you with September birthdays, sapphire is your birthstone! What comes to […]

8 Pairs of Ethiopian Opal Earrings That We Love
Jewelry Box

8 Pairs of Ethiopian Opal Earrings That We Love

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In need of a little shimmer and glimmer? These incredible Ethiopian Opal earrings are totally worthy of being your latest jewelry obsession! In addition to matching all of your favorite outfits, these earrings enhance your look with just the right amount of sparkle. Ethiopian Opal earrings are elegant—in an effortless sort of way. They make […]

Go Green with Chrome Diopside!
Gemstones

Go Green with Chrome Diopside!

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Chrome diopside is famous for the harsh conditions miners must face to find this striking gemstone. The color is known as a deep, saturated green different than anything in the business. We can thank chromium for this hue. For those who love emerald, chrome is diopside is a perfect alternative because of its striking appearance. […]

Citrine: November Birthstone
Jewelry Box

Citrine: November Birthstone

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November babies rejoice, your month is finally here! Did you know that this month’s birthstone, Citrine, is one of the most popular stones in the quartz group? And it’s not hard to see why it’s a favorite. This stone ranges in color from a true, soft-yellow to a deep yellowish-orange color. Although my birthday is […]

Copper Jewelry: Favorite Timna Collection Looks
Fashion & Trends

Copper Jewelry: Favorite Timna Collection Looks

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Fall is in the air and I’m officially transitioning from my summer sundresses to cozy sweaters, patterned scarves and all my fall favorites! With the change of each season, I like to venture out and try new jewelry styles. I always love a reason to expand my jewelry collection! This fall I’m all about JTV’s […]

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JTV's Jewelry Blog: Jewelry Fashion & Trends, Gemstone Guides & News

Welcome to JTV's Jewelry Blog! Find information on everything you ever wanted to know about jewelry and gemstones. Learn how to mix and match your favorite pieces for the perfect finishing touches or go to Jewel School and see step-by-step directions on how to make your own! We'll show you everything from behind the scenes photos and facts on your favorite gemstones to fun and easy tips to remember when choosing your jewelry. Don't just throw on any old pair of earrings. Love what you're wearing with JTV's Jewelry Blog!

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