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How Long Have Gems Been In Existence?

Posted by Stephanie on Thursday, March 29th, 2018 at 10:41 am

So I have been wondering just how long gems have been in existence.  There are some factors in determining this: who in history wrote of gems and who was able to document gems from back in tim...

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14kwg Red Spinel & Diamond Necklace

Posted by Stephanie on Thursday, March 29th, 2018 at 10:37 am

14kwg Red Spinel & Diamond NecklaceRed Spinel: 3.18ct Oval cushion facetedDiamonds: (103) = 0.72ct tw Round Brilliant Cuts  $4,640.00 View this item here

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The Sancy Diamond

Posted by Stephanie on Thursday, March 15th, 2018 at 11:04 am

A shield shaped modified brilliant cut of old mine style cutting. Old mine cutting is a term for stones believed to be cut from the earliest known mines of India or Brazil. The pale yellow diamond ...

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14kwg Kunzite and Diamond Fashion Rign

Posted by LaLonde Jewelers on Thursday, March 15th, 2018 at 9:27 am

14kwg Kunzite and Diamond Fashion RingKunzite: (1) = 30.00ct Estimated Cushion CutDiamonds: (30) = 1ct tw Estimated Round Brilliant CutsWeight: 12.2 gramsSize: 7     View more details ...

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Iranian Royal Jewels - Part 3

Posted by LaLonde Jewelers on Thursday, March 1st, 2018 at 11:06 am

Third in a three-part series.Taking an in-depth lookat the jewels from IRAN Iran has one of the most extensive collections of jewels in the world.In 1935 Persia became Iran, the name Iran is the P...

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Iranian Royal Jewels - Part 2

Posted by LaLonde Jewelers on Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 11:09 am

Second in a three-part series.An in-depth look at the jewels from IRAN Iran has one of the most extensive collections of jewels in the world. In 1935 Persia became Iran, the name Iran is the Persi...

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18kyg Amethyst "Fireworks" Brooch, by Tiffany & Co

Posted by LaLonde Jewelers on Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 9:24 am

18kyg Amethyst Fireworks Brooch, by Tiffany & CoAmethyst: (1) = 6.87ct Oval FacetedCirca 1994Weight: 23.5 grams View this item here.

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LaLonde Jewelers Awarded "Excellence in Business"

Posted by LaLonde Jewelers on Friday, February 2nd, 2018 at 8:26 am

LaLonde Jewelers is proud to have been awarded the Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce "Excellence in Business" award. Thank you to all of our customers who have made our success a reality. We look f...

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Iranian Royal Jewels - Part 1

Posted by LaLonde Jewelers on Thursday, February 1st, 2018 at 11:11 am

First in a three-part series. Over the next three newsletters, we will take an in-depth look at the jewels from IRAN. Iran has one of the most extensive collections of jewels in the world. In 1935...

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Gem Quality

Posted by LaLonde Jewelers on Thursday, January 4th, 2018 at 11:13 am

Out of the 133 million carats of diamonds mined each year in the world only 20% are gem quality. I believe the majority of people in the world think that diamonds that are mined are mostly used for...

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The French Blue

Posted by LaLonde Jewelers on Thursday, December 21st, 2017 at 4:07 pm

  In the year 1666, a French gem dealer on one of his five trips to India, purchased or stole a 112+ carat grey blue triangular rough diamond. His name was Jean Baptiste Tavernier the stone ...

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18kwg Diamond Bow Pin

Posted by LaLonde Jewelers on Friday, December 8th, 2017 at 10:59 am

18kwg Diamond Bow PinDiamonds: (180) = 1.21ct tw Estimated View this item here.

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Largest Diamond Ever Found

Posted by LaLonde Jewelers on Thursday, December 7th, 2017 at 10:56 am

On January 25, 1905, a rough crystal diamond was found at the premiere mine in Transvaal in the southern region of Africa. The rough weighed 1.33 lbs. or 3106 carats. The stone was called...

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Just How Tough are Gems?

Posted by LaLonde Jewelers on Monday, November 27th, 2017 at 10:56 am

Gems can be classified by a number which is a measure of their hardness. The scale of hardness is called the "Mohs" Scale. The scale is numbered from 1 to 10, and classifies gems and...

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The Big Hole

Posted by LaLonde Jewelers on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 11:38 am

The Big Hole    In 1867, diamonds were found in South Africa. Although diamonds had been around for a long time, this was the start of the largest production diamond mine to date. This ...

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Personalized Jewelry

Posted by LaLonde Jewelers on Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 9:00 pm

A great gift for the holiday, or for any occassion! Check out beautiful personalized monogram jewelry here! Please note these are special order items, so be sure to plan ahead and leave time ...

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Becoming an Expert

Posted by LaLonde Jewelers on Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at 11:39 am

  I went to the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) to become a gemologist - the year was 1979. When I graduated, I was 26 years old. After a couple of years of appraising jewelry throug...

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Gem and Mineral Specimens

Posted by LaLonde on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 at 6:46 pm

We like to think of gemstones as Mother Earth's own flower garden. Did you know LaLonde Jewelers sells raw mineral and gem specimens too? These amazing natural creations are stunning to look at. It...

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The Gem Hunter Returns to LaLonde Jewelers!

Posted by LaLonde on Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 3:06 pm

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Magnificent Platinum Ruby & Diamond Inverse Style Estate Earrings

Posted by LaLonde on Thursday, July 20th, 2017 at 7:20 am

Magnificent Platinum Ruby & Diamond Inverse Style Estate EarringsDiamonds: (239) Round Brilliant and Baguette Cuts = 5.75ct tw estimatedRubies: (75) Rectangular Faceted and Round Cuts = 6.05ct ...

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14kyg Diamond Hammered Cuff Bracelet

Posted by LaLonde on Friday, June 9th, 2017 at 2:09 pm

14kyg Diamond Hammered Cuff Bracelet Diamonds: (52) = .65ct tw http://www.lalondejewelers.com/products/diamond-bracelets/14kyg-diamond-hammered-cuff-bracelet/000680

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14kyg Diamond Triple Band Ring

Posted by LaLonde on Friday, May 5th, 2017 at 8:32 am

14kyg Diamond Triple Band RingDiamonds: (70) = .27ct tw(4) = .11ct tw  View Here!

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14kyg Mixed Gemstone Necklace

Posted by LaLonde on Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 6:50 pm

14kyg Mixed Stone NecklaceLength: 36"Set with Citrine, Amethyst, Lemon & Smoky Quartz, and Topaz View Item!

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18k Vintage Patek Philippe Calatrava

Posted by LaLonde on Saturday, February 11th, 2017 at 8:57 am

Beautiful certified preowned Patek Philippe Calatrava in 18k yellow gold. 18kyg Patek Philippe Calatrava, Vintage Brand: Patek Philippe Model: Vintage Calatrava Ref #: 3601 Serial #: 527002 Y...

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Platinum & 14k Rose Gold Emerald and Diamond Estate Ring

Posted by LaLonde on Friday, January 6th, 2017 at 1:47 pm

Featured Item! Platinum & 14k Rose Gold Emerald and Diamond Estate RingEmerald: (1) = 9.06ct Square FacetedDiamonds: (52) = 0.40tw Round Cut Natural White(22) = 0.16tw Round Cut Natural Pink(2...

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50% Off All Instock Trollbeads!

Posted by Patrick on Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 at 8:45 am

Take advantage of our Trollbead Clearance! 50% off all instock Trollbeads (excluding Gold). We have over 300 to choose from, including one of a kinds and retired beads from 2010 - 2016! Use coupon...

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Sale! 18k Estate "Tutti Frutti" Necklace

Posted by Patrick on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 at 8:37 am

18k Tutone Gold Precious Gemstone "Tutti Frutti" Style Estate Necklace (11) Carved Blue Sapphires = 50.00ct tw Estimated(12) Carved Red Rubies = 36.00ct tw Estimated(9) Carved Green Emeralds = 24....

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