An Eternal Flame: July 2014 Birthstone Spotlight on the Ruby
Legend has it the ruby is lit by an inner flame that can’t be extinguished. According to ancient Asian...July 10, 20140
Vintage Father’s Day Gifts
Airplane Figure with Six Places for Cigars, silverplate, America, 1960s. 14″ x 8″ Sooky Goodfriend Gallery. Father’s Day is...
Tears of Joy: June Birthstone Spotlight on the Pearl
The only gem born of a living creature, the June birthstone pearl has been valued since antiquity. It’s easy...
The Stone of Rebirth: May Birthstone Spotlight on The Emerald
May birthstone, the emerald is a symbol of renewal and fertility–apropos for the time of year when the world...
10 Unique Art & Antique Gifts For Mother's Day
This Regency period painted miniature features ethereal dancing figures of mother and son. French, c. 1820. Melody Rodgers. Like...
NEW Vintage & Antique Finds: Scottish Plaid Brooches
Scottish 15K gold and semi-precious stone brooch, 19th century. Intertrus Brooches used as ornamental garment pins have a long...
Enduring Love: April Birthstone Spotlight on the Diamond
Rare Tiffany & Co., Schlumberger diamond leaf-shaped brooch, American, c. 1960″s. Samuel Saidian & Sons. Derived from the Greek...
From the Sea: The March Birthstone Spotlight on Aquamarine
Derived from the Roman word “aqua,” meaning “water” and “mare,” meaning “sea,” the serene March birthstone, aquamarine, certainly does...
The Royal Stone: February Birthstone Spotlight on the Amethyst
Due to its brilliant hue of purple, the longstanding color of power, the amethyst has been associated with royalty...
Lighting The Way: January Birthstone Spotlight On the Garnet
The perfect stone for embarking on a new year, garnet, the January birthstone, has long been associated with journeys....