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Morganite

September 16 blog-Morganite (oval)Like its cousins emerald and aquamarine, morganite is a variety of the beryl mineral species. A trace amount of manganese in the crystal structure gives this gemstones its subtle blush. After the discovery of a new location for rose beryl in Madagascar in 1910, George Kunz, chief gemologist for Tiffany and Company, recommended naming the gem morganite at a meeting of the New York Academy of Sciences on December 5,

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Anniversary Gifts for Her

Anniversary Gifts for Her Brittany's Fine Jewelry Gainesville FL

Finding the perfect anniversary gift for your wife, fiancée, or girlfriend can be difficult. Every woman’s style is different, as is the jewelry that she wears. If you are looking for an anniversary gift for the special woman in your life, the options are endless. Here at Brittany’s Fine Jewelry, we believe every woman should have jewelry that fits her style.

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Amber

Amber Ring Brittany's Fine Jewelry Gainesville, FL
Amber Composition

Amber is an organic gem which are the products of living or once-living organisms and biological processes. Millions of years ago as amber oozed from plants the substance acted as a sticky trap for ants, bees, termites, and other insects and fossilized over time.

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Wedding Jewelry: Bridal Party Gifts

Bridal Party Gifts Brittany's Fine Jewelry Gainesville, FL

If you are engaged to be married, congratulations! While wedding planning is exciting, we understand it can also be stressful. Between booking the venue, finding the perfect dress, and trying to manage your bridal party, you may feel as if you are getting pulled in many different directions. What many brides tend to overlook is their bridal party.

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Moonstone: July’s Featured Stone

Moonstone Rough

Moonstone History

According to Hindu mythology, moonstone is made of solidified moonbeams. Many other cultures also associate this gem with moonlight, and it’s easy to see why. Its internal structure scatters the light that strikes it, creating a phenomenon known as adularescence. The visual effect is reminiscent of the full moon shining through a veil of thin,

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Pearls: The Birthstone of June

Natural pearls have been coveted for thousands of years as symbols of status and wealth. In fact, the oldest written mention of natural pearls was recorded by a Chinese historian in 2206BC. In the subsequent centuries the demand for natural pearls remained very strong. Royal families and wealthy citizens throughout Asia, Europe, and elsewhere treasured natural pearls and kept them in their families for generations.

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Emerald: The May Birthstone

The radiance of its color makes the emerald a very unique gemstone. However, emerald almost always has some inclusions. These fissures, small crystal and even bubbles often mar the evenness of the gemstone’s color. These are signs of the turbulent genesis which has characterized the creation of this gemstone. Fine inclusions do not diminish the high regard in which it is held.

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Mother’s Day Jewelry – Gift Ideas

Brittany’s Picks for Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother's Day Jewelry Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is a day to show your mother how much they mean to you and the rest of the family. We have some ideas for jewelry gifts that your mom might find dazzling this Mother’s Day.

What Jewelry Does Mom Love?

Before you go to buy a gift,

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