As gardens turn green, the purple
of Iris to the deep pink's of Bleeding Hearts bloom - we know summer is
Voyagers Jewelry Tip of the Month:
Alexandrite ( the birthstone for June) is a
rare gemstone named after the
Russian tsar Alexander II (1818-1881);
having been discovered in April
1834,it is a relatively young gemstone.
The most sensational feature about this
stone, however, is its surprising ability to change color.
bluish-green in daylight, alexandrite turns a soft shade of red,
purplish-red or raspberry red in artificial light.
The mysterious color
change will only occur on exposure to different light sources, and makes
it one of the most valuable gemstones of all, especially in fine
It is considered a stone of very good omen. In critical situations it is
supposed to strengthen the wearer’s intuition, and thus help one
find new ways forward in situations where logic will not provide an
answer. Alexandrite is also reputed to aid creativity and inspire the
Alexandrite and Pearl are,
click here to learn about Pearls
(for a full list of birthstones
by month click here)
Don't forget the special ones
in your life
Father's Day is June 19th...
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