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Everything Lay Folk Should Know about Silver

Everything Lay Folk Should Know about Silver

June 10, 2015

Silver has been used for thousands of years for adornments, utensils, trade, and the backbone of many monetary systems. It comes from…

Symbolism of Wedding Rings

Symbolism of Wedding Rings

June 3, 2015

In life, there is a beautiful instance when one falls in love with another, and decides to give them their heart through…

The Four C’s Continued, Carat and Clarity

The Four C’s Continued, Carat and Clarity

May 28, 2015

Carat, a Unit of Measurement Carat is a term that indicates the mass of a diamond. This is not to be confused…

The Four C’s Part 1, Cut and Color

The Four C’s Part 1, Cut and Color

May 21, 2015

The Cut In the world of music, the cut is arguably the most important part of the production process. So it is…

Gold 101

Gold 101

May 14, 2015

If anyone has seen the best James Bond movie, Goldfinger, they know that gold is much more than a fancy adornment for…

Amethyst, Sure to Flatter yet Fails to Prevent Drunkenness

Amethyst, Sure to Flatter yet Fails to Prevent Drunkenness

May 7, 2015

Amethyst comes from the Greek prefix ‘a,’ meaning not and the word methystos meaning intoxicated. The word Amethyst can be translated to…

Purchasing Pearls, Share a Rich Legacy and History with that Special Someone

Purchasing Pearls, Share a Rich Legacy and History with that Special Someone

April 29, 2015

Stewart Kuper Jewelers serves the Jewelry needs of Tucson, Arizona with pride and integrity. Stewart Kuper Jewelers sells gems, diamonds, gold, pearls,…

Some Information on Sapphires

Some Information on Sapphires

April 22, 2015

Sapphires are a naturally occurring gemstones that can also be manufactured synthetically. It is one of the three varieties of corundum, another…

Emerald Mineralogy 101

Emerald Mineralogy 101

April 14, 2015

Emeralds are a species under the genus of the mineral beryl. The green actually comes from traces of chromium and vanadium. It…

Ancient Greece and Diamonds

Ancient Greece and Diamonds

April 8, 2015

Diamonds are well known for their beaming quality, rarity, and spellbinding properties. But many are unaware that Diamonds have a history as…