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Emily Frontiere

Emily Frontiere is a GIA Graduate Gemologist. She is particularly experienced working with estate/antique jewelry.

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Emily Frontiere

June Birthstone: Pearl

What is the Birthstone for June? The birthstone representing June is the pearl. Individuals born in June are truly lucky to be born in the only month…

May Birthstone: Emerald

What is the Birthstone for May? The birthstone representing May is emerald, a rich green variety of the diverse beryl gem group which must exhibit…

April Birthstone: Diamond

What is April’s Birthstone? The birthstone representing April is diamond. The vast majority of diamonds are transparent, colorless, and show…

July Birthstone: Ruby

What is the July Birthstone? The July birthstone is ruby – the red variety of the gem species, corundum. Corundum is the same group that includes…

Best Rings for Men in 2022

Jewelry for men is an ancient concept. Traditionally, the owning and wearing of jewelry served as a demonstration of someone’s wealth and social…

Vacation Proposal Guide

Proposing during a romantic getaway is a dream for many people. Learn how to prepare for a vacation proposal and what types of destinations might…

Six Simple Proposal Ideas

Simple doesn’t mean boring. Here are six simple proposal ideas to help you create a low-key but special and memorable experience for you and your…

Jade Color Trade Names

Jade color trade names describe prized hues and patterns in jadeite and nephrite stones. Learn about the most popular and valuable varieties.…