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  • Spring 2019 Pantone Colors Are In

    Get ready for vibrant, wow your socks of beautiful shades of color for Pantone's Colors Spring 2019, like Fiesta and Turmeric.  Pantone Color Institute just announced the 12 colors that we are likely to see on-trend spring and summer of 2019.  These shades "will evoke confidence and empowerment. The hues are uplifting and joyful, both spirited and playful."

    Pantone's Colors Fiesta and Turmeric

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  • Upcoming Events

    Make sure to mark your calendars for our great upcoming events that you do not want to miss!

    The Great Estate Buying Show

    September 24th, 25th, & 26th

    Back by popular demand - The Great Estate Buying Show! National Rarities will be on site to purchase your fine art, rarities, watches, sterling silver, gold/platinum, fine jewelry, coins/currency and other items.  You will receive cash immediately.  No appointments necessary.

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  • Colorblocking: The Art and Fashion of Multicolor Gemstones

    Stop into McCaskill & Company today to check out our gorgeous jewels; such as the watermelon tourmaline and their gorgeous multicolor attributes.

    Placeholder Alt Text The complex faceting of this ametrine creates a blended effect of purple and yellow, reminiscent of a Bolivian sunset. Courtesy of Minerales y Metales del Oriente, Bolivia, SA. Photo by Robert Weldon/GIA

    Clothes, handbags, shoes and accessories that sport multiple solid colors, usually in bold and bright shades called colorblocking, have reappeared on the fashion scene in a big way the last few years, but the trend is not new. It first appeared in Yves Saint Laurent’s 1965 collection, which was inspired by the artistic styles of modern Dutch artist Piet Mondrian, whose paintings were a collection of geometrical and colorful shapes. This 1960s mod fashion may be passé, but just as trends in fashion often return and thrive again, colorblocking feels new. Continue reading

  • Featured Designer: Oscar Heyman

    Designer Oscar Heyman creates gorgeous fine jewelry pieces that bring a balance of "rich history with a modern point of view, appealing to glamorous women of all ages with a style that is eternal."  They design and create jewelry for every woman; from pieces that will be a cherished family heirloom, something that you see on a celebrity, or something created for a member of the royal family.  They design pieces that is given meticulous thought and care and is truly a work of art.

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  • July Birthstone: Ruby

    Happy birthday to all of the July babies!  Your birthstone the ruby is considered the "King of Gems."  It is said to represent love, health and wisdom; and believed to bring owners good fortune.  A ruby is one of the most valuable gemstones and depending on color and quality the value can increase, although the color is the most important feature.

    Paul Morelli Mini Stellanise Ruby and Diamond Pendant in Yellow Gold

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  • 7 Things I Learned About Jewelry-Making From Oscar Heyman

    We absolutely love designer, Oscar Heyman Brothers and loved reading this article from JCK.  Magazine Editor Victoria Gomelsky visited Oscar Heyman's  Madison Avenue Headquarters and we thought we would share her amazing experience.

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  • June Birthstone: Pearl

    Happy birthday to everyone born in June!  Your birthstone the pearl is a precious stone that can be found dating back as far as ancient Greece.  The oldest known pearl jewelry was said to be discovered in 520 BC of a Persian Princess.

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  • May Birthstone: Emerald

    Lauren K Emerald, Moonstone, Boulder Opal 'Gemma' Earrings

    Happy birthday to everyone born in May!  Your birthstone is the emerald which is a precious stone made of beryl.  Emerald is one of the four precious stones that is globally recognized as such (the other three being diamond, ruby and sapphire).  Emerald is always green and the deeper the color the more valuable the stone; the green color comes from vanadium and chromium. Continue reading

  • What are Yellow Diamonds, Are Yellow Diamonds Expensive and More FAQ

    In honor of June's birthstone the diamond, we found an article that talks about the amazing yellow diamond.  Helps to answer some questions that people often ask about yellow diamonds.  Please stop in and let one of our jewelry experts show you and tell you more about this beautiful and wonderful stone! Below see one of our designers, Louis Glick with a fancy yellow diamond engagement ring.

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  • April Birthstone: Diamond

    Happy birthday to everyone born in April!  Your birthstone is the diamond which is at least 3 billion years old.  Diamonds form about 100 miles below ground and get carried to the surface by deep volcanic eruptions.  Diamonds are nearly 100% made of carbon.  The word diamond comes from the Greek word 'adamas' which means invincible, which is appropriate since diamonds are considered one of the hardest natural substance.

    Forevermark loose diamond

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