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Colors of Summer

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Tags Etsy, Etsy Love, gemstones, jewellery, jewelry, rainbow, treasury

I haven't had the time to sit down and share a treasury in a long time and thought it was long overdue!  Especially since my Green Amethyst and Tunduru Sapphire Necklace was featured in such a beautiful collection!  The rainbow hues in this treasury are just so colorful, they just make me smile.  Curated by Tatiana Hisel, owner of the Etsy shop TatkaJewelry, her treasury "Colors of Summer" is spilling over with the most vibrantly hued gemstones you can imagine! Be sure to check out her treasury on Etsy to view each piece in more detail.  Also, while you're there,...


July Trunk Show - Barton Creek Resort and Spa, Open to the Public

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Tags Austin, Events, fashion, jewellery, jewelry, shopping, trunk show

Come out and browse all of the new pieces in Amy Holton Designs' collection this Saturday, July 7th, at the gorgeous Barton Creek Resort and Spa in Austin, Texas. We will be set up in the resort hotel on the ground floor between Eliza's and Bella's boutiques. The show is to run from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, but we often stay as late as 6:00 pm. Eliza's and Bella's boutiques, as well as the Spa Shop offer great shopping, featuring designers such as Michael Kors, Trina Turk, Hale Bob, Lilly Pulitzer and more.  For the athletic types, there's the...


Resplendent Rubies - Happy Birthday, July!

Ahhhh...all of those lucky ladies with July birthdays!  Oh, how I love working with rubies.  With their rich, red color, it almost seems like an injustice to combine them with any other gemstone (save diamonds, of course). Rubies are a corundum, same as sapphires.  However, rubies are designated as the red shades of corundum ranging from having tints of pink, purple, orange and brownish-red.  The chromium and iron content of the stone is what affects the varying shades of red a ruby may possess.  The trace mineral content tends to vary with the geologic formation which produced the ruby, so...