Month: November 2014

  • Blue Green Diamonds

    Blue Green Diamonds Pure blue green diamonds are exceptionally rare and highly valued, ranging in color intensity from faint mint green to vivid emerald green, with varying amounts of secondary blue. Very few natural green diamonds are found each year, making them some of the most collectable of all natural colored diamonds in the world. Green and blue green diamonds are typically found in South…

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  • Mythical Gemstones

    For those who appreciate the beauty of colored gemstones, there are three gemstones that are almost mythical to find: the Padparadscha Sapphire, the Paraiba Tourmaline and the Russian Alexandrite.  Why are these mythical?  Because finding genuine, quality specimens of these stones is very, very difficult. Starting with the Padparadscha - its name is derived from the Sanskrit "padma ranga" (padma = lotus; ranga = color). …

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  • Tsavorite – The Unknown Green Gem

    When it comes to green gemstones, the first (and perhaps the only) gemstone that comes to many peoples' minds is emerald and rightfully so.  The history of emeralds as a precious gem goes back ages.  However, most people find bright green emeralds expensive.  Images Jewelers would like to introduce you to an alternative that's even brighter, more durable and less expensive than an emerald –…

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  • 5th Annual Coat Drive Now Underway

    For us Hoosiers, with every fall comes the knowledge that soon, and always too soon, the cold winter months will once again be bearing down upon us. Unfortunately, there are many who are not properly equipped to get through the winter months and we want to help.The fifth annual winter coat drive, sponsored by Images Jewelers and The Salvation Army is now underway. The Salvation Army…

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  • Custom Jewelry Then and Now

    Custom Jewelry for the Millennium Generation Forty years ago when I started making custom jewelry, it was a brave new world. In our part of the country, there just was not anyone else trying to make a custom piece of jewelry except for some of the traditional jewelry houses in Chicago. Back in those days, making custom jewelry was a long, laborious process. It began…

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