Hood River Jewelers is having a Back Room Sale in addition to our Agate Event. We have an interesting array of tools, instruments, displays and fun jewelry that needs to find a new home. Come check it out.
We are having a special Agate Event this Friday and Saturday, June 28 and 29. We will have agates from all over the world in the store for this special event. Come and pick one that you just have to have.
Precious Opals are often categorized into several type which I will list and briefly describe below Black Opals are Precious Opals with a black or gray background color. These opals are usually translucent to opaque.White Opals are Precious Opals with a white or light background and are usually translucent to opaque.Crystal Opals have more transparency, [...]
Fire Opal with no Play of Color
We want all Mother's to have new earrings this Mother's Day, so all of our earrings (except Estate and Consignment) are on Sale Friday and Saturday for your Mother's Day Shopping. See you soon.
Opals can be divided into many groupings. We make jewelry with many different types of Opals and I will talk all about all of those types. The first division or groupings addresses the Phenomenal Opals or Precious Opals from Common Opals. The Phenomena that Opals display is called Play of Color. The Play of Color [...]
Gemstone Phenomena can be described as interesting or entertaining ways that light and color reflect in and out of gemstones, or special ways gemstones transmit and reflect light. Common phenomena in gemstones are stars or asterism, cat's eye or chatoyancy, color change, play of color, iridescence, orient, adularescence, labradorescence and aventurescence. I will try to [...]
We are having an Estate Jewelry Sale starting November 17th (many items available now). Lots to choose from, Vintage, contemporary, period pieces, etc. You are invited. We sell Estate Jewelry on Consignment and we have plenty of wonderful items for you. We try to preserve or reuse as many pieces of jewelry as possible rather [...]
Posted by Jessica VandenHouten on Jun 23, 2017 9:37:00 AM This article has been copied (with our comments) from a recent Jewelers Mutual Clarity Newsletter Getting a ring appraisal isn't exactly something you do every day, and unknowns can be intimidating. It’s time to set the record straight on some common misconceptions about when a ring appraisal [...]
14k Rose Gold Vintage Filigree Style ring with diamond