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April Birthstone

Apr 03, 2019 | Category: Industry News, What's Trending

“She who from April dates her years, Diamonds shall wear, lest bitter tears For vain repentance flow; this stone, Emblem of innocence, is known.” – Gregorian birthstone poem Every gemstone is beautiful in its own way, but there’s no doubt that those born in April are lucky for having diamond as their birthstone. In fact, Read More

Holiday Jewelry Shopping 2018: The Definitive Guide

Nov 16, 2018 | Category: Boulder Love

Every day is a perfect day for jewelry. However, one of the biggest times of the year for fine jewelry (and getting engaged) is, without a doubt, the holiday season. At Walters & Hogsett Jewelers, we’re here to provide everything you need to know to make this season merry and bright! What are we really Read More

Trick Gems

Oct 29, 2018 | Category: Uncategorized

In celebration of Halloween, this week we are bringing you four gemstones that have some tricks up their sleeves! Tricks, in the world of gemstones, are called phenomena, which basically means that the gemstone will display unusual optical effects when light interacts with it. Phenomena can be anything from complete color change to the magical Read More

Rocktober Gem of the Week: Spinel

Oct 12, 2018 | Category: Uncategorized

  This ROCKTOBER we chose to feature Spinel because it is a gemstone that many people have never heard of, but has actually played a MAJOR part in history. The reason being spinel is commonly mistaken for rubies! In actuality all red gemstones up until the 1800s were considered “Balas rubies.” That’s because it wasn’t Read More

ROCKTOBER GEM OF THE WEEK: OPAL

Oct 04, 2018 | Category: Uncategorized

We are thrilled to kick off this ROCKTOBER with our first Gem of the Week being Opal! Being primarily known as one of October’s birthstones, Opals are usually largely recognized for the vivid “play of color” they show. At W&H, we often look for opals that show “brush strokes” of reds, greens, blues, and even oranges throughout the stone. Each one is so vastly Read More

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