twilight and freshly fallen snow,
depict lovely shades of blue found in:
Blue Zircon, Tanzanite & Turquoise,
are the birthstones for December.
(for a full list of birthstones
by month click here)
Zircon occurs in a wide
range of colors, with today's most popular color being a Blue Zircon.
Most blue zircon is of a pastel blue, but some exceptional gems have a
bright blue color.
Discovered in the late 1960s in
Tanzania, and found exclusively in
this tiny area of the world,
Tanzanite exhibits a rich
violet-blue color for which the
gemstone is treasured; often it is
heat-treated to achieve this color.
Colors range from blue to purple,
and tanzanites that are medium dark
in tone, vivid in saturation, and
slightly violet blue command premium
Turquoise varies in color
from greenish blue, through robin's
egg-blue, to sky blue shades and
its transparency ranges from
translucent to opaque. It is
most often used for beads,
carvings, and inlays. Although its
popularity fluctuates in fashion, it
is a perennial favorite in the
Tanzanite and Blue Zircon are faceted
gemstones and their added sparkle looks beautiful in white or gold
Don't forget -
The Holidays are fast approaching...
you like the warm elegance of Yellow Gold
prefer the cool allure of White Gold or Platinum
combine them both with a bi-color jewelry design...
Reuse, Recycle, Repair, Remount
Unique and Custom creations are Voyagers specialty -
unlike most jewelers,
we do all work in house and are able to work with existing pieces to
make them "new" again from a good cleaning and polishing to adding
stones or reusing a part of the old design to create a new piece. This
ability to create brand new from scratch, innovative designs, to reusing
and redesigning existing pieces allows Voyagers to be your personal and
full service jewelers. We do free estimates for any design.
always, we recommend that you regularly have your jewelry checked &
inspected. We can do that while you wait ... as well as keep
your jewelry sparkling & clean.....
After cleaning, we
will check for any missing stones; inspect each stone for
tightness; and look for chips, nicks and breakage.
Prongs, shanks and mountings will be inspected for wear and cracks.
If repairs are needed, we will make suggestions and discuss possible
options with you.
here for more
information on having your jewelry repaired.
here for more
information on having jewelry designed