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Emerald Green Gemstones for All!

Emerald Green Gemstones for All!

MAY BIRTHSTONE: THE EMERALD After all the rain in April, the month of May typically welcomes the blooming of flowers and an abundance of green. May is the heart of spring, so it’s only right that the rich, vibrant green emerald gemstone is May’s birthstone. Symbolizing rebirth and renewal, the radiant emerald is perfectly suited to brighten up anyone’s day!  Each emerald usually has unique “jardin” which is its green garden of internal inclusion.     Emeralds are usually cut in the emerald shape because of the unique way that the emerald beryl crystal grows, although you can find emeralds...

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A LOVE STORY during COVID-19

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A LOVE STORY during COVID-19

At Five Star Jewelry, we help 100's of couples a year with their wedding jewelry and this is our favorite part of our job!  Along the way, we make lots of friends and love hearing their stories.  Recently, we had a very special couple in the store-Sean and Morgan.  They told us a little about their story: On St. Patrick's Day in 2016, Morgan and Sean were both at a fashion show at Mondran's on Sunset Boulevard and that is where their story began.  They began dating and then Morgan realized that her mom needed her in Florida because she...

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BUSINESS A DIFFERENT WAY DURING COVID 19

BUSINESS A DIFFERENT WAY DURING COVID 19

The COVID 19 shutdown is affecting many business industries and the jewelry industry is one of those that has been hit hard.  Many of the jewelry store owners were not prepared for the PAUSE in business that has caused many financial and economic problems for them.   At Five Star Jewelry Brokers & Gemologists we were lucky!  We have been running the store lean and mean with little overhead and paying for our inventory when we get it.  What this means is that no matter how long this lag in business lasts, we will still be operating and in business when...

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Watches

Watches

Five Star Jewelry can help you find the watch of your dreams! Please contact us TODAY to find the watch that's perfect for you!

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JEWELRY CLEANING with the CORONA VIRUS IN MIND

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JEWELRY CLEANING with the CORONA VIRUS IN MIND

It is March 15th, 2020 as I write this.  Everyone is worrying about the coronavirus and where it is safe to go.  Nobody knows the answer as we are all waiting to find out what to do.  As a jeweler I can say that in addition to keeping your hands washed, you should also keep your jewelry clean.  Your jewelry should never be in contact to bleach or 409 or anything that contains bleach. If you put a gold ring in a solution of bleach and leave it overnight, it will disolve into gold particles. This is because the bleach...

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