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Traveling in Style: A Guide to Traveling with Jewelry

Some of the best vacation destinations and activities can be hard on your jewelry. Between the chlorine in the pool and the many layers of sunscreen that you apply, travel can take a toll on certain gemstones, especially more delicate ones such as pearls, turquoise and coral. Even the most durable gemstones like diamonds require some care to be taken to ensure they remain sparkling and undamaged.

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Rock & Roll Jewelry

Summer is the season for outdoor rock concerts, and we’ve picked some funky pieces you can wear to the show. You’ll look so rocker chic while dancing in the crowd that you may even acquire a fan base of your own.

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Floral Jewelry and the Secret Messages of Flowers

When it comes to jewelry design motifs, flowers are – pardon the pun – perennial favorites. These delicate creations inspire jewelry designers to capture their fleeting beauty into timeless jewelry. Because flowers are so rich in symbolism, they make for thoughtful gifts for your loved ones and you.

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Famous Birthstones: Peridot – The Green Goddess

The August birthstone is sometimes referred to as the extreme gem due to the fact that peridot is found in volcanic rock and meteorites. The word peridot comes from the Arabic faridat which means gem.

Do you have an August birthday and call peridot your birthstone? Celebrate this month in style with a look at one of the world’s finest peridot gems, The Green Goddess.

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Van Gogh’s The Starry Night and the Starry Night Sapphire

July 29th marks the 125th anniversary of the passing of Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890). GIA offers a tribute to the great artist by celebrating his beloved painting, The Starry Night, and its dazzling companion piece, the Starry Night Sapphire – a 112 carat star sapphire.

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