News — gemstones

Trunk Show - Open to the Public

Amy Holton Designs will be at Barton Creek Resort today from 2:00-7:00 p.m. between Eliza's and Bella's boutiques, just off of the main lobby.  If you happen to be in Austin, stop by and say hello!  These new beauties will be making their debut... [caption id="attachment_531" align="aligncenter" width="529"] Turquoise and fine silver cluster necklace[/caption] [caption id="attachment_529" align="aligncenter" width="529"] Turquoise, carnelian, fine and Argentium silver earrings Turquoise and fine silver cluster bracelet[/caption]  


A Sneak Peek - London Blue Topaz

I love London blue topaz...absolutely love it.  When these arrived in my shipment, I couldn't wait to use them. [caption id="attachment_520" align="aligncenter" width="529"] London blue topaz necklace in the works[/caption] Now to decide, do I leave it in its delicate simplicity or add an amazing focal?  Perhaps citrine?  I think a nice pair of drop earrings need to happen as well.  I'm itching to finish it and get it into the collection! Watch this space...


Sneak Peek - Work in Progress

Looking forward to three days of shows at the beautiful Barton Creek Resort here in Austin in November 15th - 18th!  That weekend marks the return of Formula One racing to the United States at the shiny, new Circuit of the Americas track, right here in our fair city.  It's going to be a very exciting weekend as some 300,000 people arrive from around the world to celebrate the event.  I've been so busy working on new designs, and a new collection to unveil that weekend, that I haven't stopped to post a single photo of what I've been working...


Trunk Show - Open to Public 2:00-6:00 p.m. Barton Creek Resort

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="253"] Stunning radiant cut light green amethysts sway beneath 14k gold earwires.[/caption] Come out and browse all of the new pieces in Amy Holton Designs' line this Saturday, September 29th, at the gorgeous Barton Creek Resort and Spa in Austin, Texas. Amy will be bringing a select few pieces from the up and coming new collection of custom-cut solitaire collection. We just received our order of gems, so there will be more to come! We will be set up in the resort hotel on the ground floor between Eliza's and Bella's boutiques. In addition to resort guests,...


Peridot – August’s Birthstone from the Heavens

If peridot were to have a flavor, I’m sure it would taste like apple Jolly Ranchers!  Granted, I don’t eat candy, but it’s a distinct taste I remember from childhood.  They were my favorite. [caption id="attachment_454" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Peridot Hoops by Amy Holton Designs[/caption] Peridot is unique to the gem world because they are one of the very few gemstones that occur naturally in an olive green color.  Ranging in color from brownish-green to greenish-yellow, peridot is highly coveted for its range of colors.  The different shades of green are determined by the varying levels of iron present in the...

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