Fun Gem Facts about Garnets

From Rare Earth Mining: RARE FACT OF THE MONTH:    The name "garnet" comes from the Medieval Latin word, "granatum", which is an adjective meaning "dark-red". It is thought that this adjective could have been extracted from the word "pomegranate", due to the colour of the seed coats or shape of the seeds.

By |2015-12-02T18:33:28+00:00December 2nd, 2015|Birthstones, Garnets|0 Comments

Gem Roundtable at Hood River Jewelers

Gem Roundtable at Hood River Jewelers on Tuesday, December 3 at 4 pm. Enjoy seeing beautiful gemstones in a fun and relaxing environment. View a wide variety of gemstones in many colors, all unique, precious and rare. Purchase your favorite gemstones which we can design and craft into a wonderful piece of jewelry. Seating is [...]

Citrine and Diamond Ring, 14 karat yellow gold

Citrine and Diamond Ring, oh so sweet, a beautiful pale-amber color Cushion cut Citrine, surrounded by a bezel of 14k yellow gold, accented by channel set diamonds in a 14k yellow gold ring. This Citrine is 4.30ct with 0.08ct diamonds on the side. Finger size is 7. This ring can be paired with matching [...]

Harvest Festival Sale Today

We just received word that all fruit glass, pear shaped pearls and all earrings (excluding consignment items) are on sale today to celebrate Hood River Harvest Festival, see you soon.

Peridot earrings in sterling silver

These are very popular earrings, Peridot briolettes on sterling silver leverback earrings. Also available with garnet, pink topaz, blue topaz and other gemstones/colors. Amazing and fun 11 peridot briolettes sparkle and move on these wonderful earrings. Sterling silver lever-backs keep them securely in your ears.

By |2013-10-11T00:20:53+00:00October 11th, 2013|Amethyst, Birthstones, Citrine, Earrings, Garnets, Peridot|0 Comments

Earth Gems from Fair Trade Gems, at Hood River Jewelers

We love to have fun with jewelry and these Earth Gems from our friends at Fair Trade Gems are certainly fun. The opaque gemstones are all from the USA and are available in a variety of colors and patterns as seen below. Each is set with a faceted transparent gemstone, many of which come from [...]

Decorative Garnet Dangle Earrings

                          Decorative Garnet Dangle Earrings, sterling silver with a touch of 14k rose gold, shine bright with your garnet earrings. Garnets are a wonderful and versatile gemstone. Garnets do occur in several colors and many of us are familiar with the dark red [...]

By |2013-03-16T22:28:39+00:00March 16th, 2013|Garnets, Silver Earrings|0 Comments
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