• October Birsthone Tourmaline - healing by colors

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    October has made its presence felt and brings with it not just one birthstone but two – the opal and the tourmaline. Now, everyone knows that the opal is October's stone, so we've decided to focus on its lesser known sister, the Tourmaline gemstone.

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  • CJ Charles gifts sparkle to Miracle Babies

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    The annual Miracle Babies gala is held with the intention of raising financial support for families with critically ill newborns in the Neonatal Critical Care Unit (NICU) and creating awareness of this situation and how often it arises. This year, the Miracle Babies Gala, formally called Casino Royale, is being undertaken as a masquerade ball on September 27, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt La Jolla.

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  • Dress whites at the 6th Annual PEERS Summer Gala

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    The summer calendar is filled with must-attend events, both from a social causes perspective and from a high fashion point of view. And what could be more of both than the 6th annual PEERS Summer Gala?

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  • Be a hero's hero with the Red Circle Foundation

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    Almost everyone, at some point in their formative years, has fantasized about becoming a "Great American Hero". Some of them do go on to join the Army, Navy or Special Operations forces and become exactly that. And when these heroes fall, it comes time for someone to step up for the ones they've left behind. That's where the Red Circle Foundation Gala comes in...your chance to be a hero's hero.

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  • The rich folklore of the sapphire gemstone

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    September is arriving (where has the year gone!) and brings with it the month of the sapphire gemstone. So, let's consider our favorite blue stone...what do we know about sapphires right now? Born from the Greek word "sapphirus" which means blue, sapphires are largely mined in Australia and cover all the gem varieties of corundum (except for ruby, which is the red version of corundum). While it is currently the birthstone for September, according to the ancient calendar, the sapphire gemstone was the birthstone for April and represented the Zodiac sign of Taurus.

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  • Flawless diamonds - what's in a name?

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    Almost everyone has at least a passing understanding of diamond clarity – "VS" and "SI" are terms we're somewhat familiar with because they're fairly frequently encountered. What most people are less familiar with are flawless diamonds.

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  • Why we love estate jewelry and you should too!

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    Have you ever given thought to estate jewelry? Since estate jewelry refers to previously owned pieces, you're probably wondering why you'd want to pick one of these pieces over a brand new, completely modern piece. Allow us to tell you why.

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  • Green diamonds - feel the envy!

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    Natural fancy colored diamonds are rare and expensive; so if you're thinking of buying them, you're definitely prepared for both. And since the rarer the better, you'll love green diamonds! Green diamonds are among the rarest of the rare, second only to natural red diamonds. With its vivid shades of green ranging from light mint to grass green, wearing a green diamond is akin to wearing a piece of nature herself in all her varied hues!

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  • A Peridot in August - prosperity beckons!

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    As always, time moves on and we've now entered the month of August – the month of the Peridot gemstone. The stone is named after the French word 'peritot', which means gold. Mined largely in Arizona, China, Myanmar and Pakistan, the small-sized peridot stones are most commonly used in beaded necklaces and bracelets. Although its color ranges from yellowish green to brown, the most favored shade is a bright lime green and an olive green.

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  • Wedding Season

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    July is the middle of one our favorite times of year, Wedding Season! As we pack our bags to celebrate our favorite couples from coast to coast we always want to know- how did he propose? A wedding proposal is something we all think about – women, because they wonder what theirs is going be like, and men, because they wonder how they're going do it (and make it good!). Since a wedding proposal is one of those memories of a lifetime, you're looking to make it one of those moments that will warm the heart when you think of it 50 years later.

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