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Rocktober Gem of the Week: Tanzanite

Oct 14, 2019 | Category: Uncategorized

Discovered in 1967, Tanzanite is one of the newest discovered gemstones and boy do we love it! As of right now, the only place that Tanzanite is found is in the hills of Merelani in Tanzania. The mining area that tanzanite is found in is only about 7km long and 2km wide. Named by Tiffany Read More

Gem of the Week: Quartz

Oct 08, 2019 | Category: Uncategorized

Quartz is a very well-known stone and even your average Joe on the street is probably familiar with it. You can find quartz just about everywhere. You probably know the names amethyst, citrine and smoky quarts quite well. Today’s topic is all about rutilated quartz and we think you’re going to crush on it just Read More

Gem of the Week: Labradorite

Sep 30, 2019 | Category: Uncategorized

If you were around last year, you may remember our Rocktober event that we did. Each week we are going to be highlighting a gemstone that we love. This year, we are starting things out with the gem Labradorite. This stone is a little bit less known than some of the big names out there Read More

We Wear it and We Love it!

May 30, 2019 | Category: Uncategorized

Stacking Bands have been a hit since we introduced them to Boulder and our fans in 2017. Now with a new season, the options are almost endless. Play with stack bands from Sethi Couture, Lika Behar, Samantha Louise, Hearts On Fire or Roberto Coin and find the look that’s right for you. Mix old and 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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