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  • 7 Spooky Gemstones for Halloween
    October 20, 2022 Alison Cornford-Matheson

    7 Spooky Gemstones for Halloween

    Halloween is often considered the spookiest night of the year. Children dress up in costumes and head out after dark, wandering the streets as they travel from one house to the next in search of treats. Adults head to nighttime...

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  • What Is the Play of Color in Gems? - Fierce Lynx Designs
    October 13, 2022 Alison Cornford-Matheson

    What Is the Play of Color in Gems?

    Color-changing gemstones are often favorites among jewelry-wearers and collectors alike. Play of color in gems gives the stones depth, radiance, and intrigue, adding that little bit of something extra to the gemstones. While many people are mesmerized by the play...

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  • 7 Popular Manufactured Stones
    October 6, 2022 Alison Cornford-Matheson

    7 Popular Manufactured Stones

    In the world of jewelry, you come across a wide array of stones. Some are entirely natural, while others are purely synthetic. However, there are also numerous popular manufactured gems that tread the line between genuine and faux. Manufactured stones...

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  • October Birthstones: Opal & Tourmaline - Fierce Lynx Designs
    September 29, 2022 Alison Cornford-Matheson

    October Birthstones: Opal & Tourmaline

    Birthstone jewelry is an incredibly popular option for birthday gifts. Plus, many people enjoy treating themselves to the occasional piece of birthstone jewelry. It’s common to feel a special connection to your birth month’s gemstone, making wearing it particularly meaningful....

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  • 10 Gorgeous Gemstones for Fall Jewelry - Fierce Lynx Designs
    September 22, 2022 Alison Cornford-Matheson

    10 Gorgeous Gemstones for Fall Jewelry

    As the weather turns cooler and the days get shorter, jewelry trends change. It’s time to embrace gemstones that feel appropriate for the season. Fall jewelry designs should offer up the warmth and happiness you may find in a cozy...

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  • What Are Dzi Beads?
    September 15, 2022 Alison Cornford-Matheson

    What Are Dzi Beads?

    If you’re a fan of natural stone beaded jewelry, there’s a chance you’ve come across designs featuring Dzi beads. These beautiful creations are incredibly eye-catching, but they also feel a bit mysterious. Many people wonder, “What are Dzi beads? What...

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