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The Big Ring (& More) Event

Love is a commitment worth celebrating. A diamond gift speaks without words – saying “I’m…

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Jade: Gem of the Ancients

If gemstones went to college, jade would get a B.A. in Philosophy. It would skip…

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Introducing William Henry: Not Your Dads Pocket Knife

Your dad probably carries a pocket knife. It probably stays hidden, inside the front pocket…

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Grand Seiko: Searching for Perfection

Grand Seiko makes some gorgeous watches. Some of their dial and hand combinations are some…

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Extreme! Extraterrestrial! …Peridot?

If you could symbolize the waning days of a Minnesota summer in a gemstone, we’d…

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Ruby: A Classic That Stays Modern

Ruby: known in ancient Sanskrit as ratnaraj, or the king of the gems. The first…

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The Loupe: JB Hudson Expands to the Warehouse District

JB Hudson Jewelers, an anchor of luxury on Nicollet Mall, is set to expand into…

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Robert Procop: High Art from Rodeo Drive

Robert Procop does not make jewelry. He makes art that can be worn like jewelry.…

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Luck of the Opals

Opals are an interesting gem. They come in a few variations that really don’t have…

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Wrist Time: The Oris Divers Sixty-Five

THE BRAND Oris, as a watch brand, is kind of stubborn. Sure, they make watches…

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Pearl: A Beautiful Accident

The pearl. Once used to fund campaigns of the Roman army. Traded for a mansion…

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Greener than Green: Emeralds

The emerald. Sought after by Egyptian pharaohs. Revered by ancient cultures as a mystical talisman.…

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Diamonds 101, Part 2/2

Welcome back to our two part series on diamonds! In the previous post, we covered…

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