Posts Tagged ‘gemstones’
Black Friday Specials & More!
Check out the jewelry listings at www.dianakirkpatrick.com for Black Friday savings on several of my necklaces, pendants, and earrings! I have some things marked down already and I’ll be adding others on Thanksgiving Day. The savings will continue through November 30. December Inventory Reduction sale! I’m planning a whole new batch of featured items…Read More
Diamonds are Forever
Last Sunday’s New York Times had a wonderful and fascinating article about the woman who coined that memorable slogan “diamonds are forever.” Here’s a link to the article – I’m sure you will enjoy reading it: http://nyti.ms/Zt5v7WRead More
APRIL SALE STARTS TOMORROW!
My April Etsy sale starts tomorrow ! The sale will run through April 30.Read More
My month-long February sale starts today on both my website at www.dianakirkpatrick.com (take an additional 10% off with Coupon Code + regularly offered discounts) and also in my Etsy store at www.dianakirkpatrickart.etsy.com (use coupon code). The COUPON CODE for both sites is FEBRUARY2013Read More
A Few of My Favorite Gemstones
Gems are described by chemical composition, crystal structure, and where they are found. Gems are further classified based on properties like refractive index (how they bend light), luster, hardness, etc. Perfection in appearance is of primary importance in the finished gemstone. Many gemstones have long and complex histories. Some specific gems have a lot of…Read More
Synthetic Diamonds Sold as Natural – Buyer Beware
Buyer Beware! Quoted from an Article By Hedda Schupak, Editor, The Centurion Antwerp, Belgium—Last week’s discovery of a large batch of undisclosed synthetic diamonds in a parcel sold as natural has the industry on edge, but is especially worrisome for luxury jewelers because the stones in question, though small, were high quality. Disclosure of man-made…Read More