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Getting engaged?
Choose from our selection of engagement rings or meet with
our goldsmith and create a one of a kind ring for your bride to be.


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There are a lot of great things coming your way in our great town!
Join us for any of these fun activities!

Oct 9-Tysons Comedy Showcase: 8346 Leesburg Pike

Oct 11 - Fairfax County Small Business Forum: Fairfax Government Center

Oct 20- Shatterproof 5k Walk/Run Against Addiction

Oct 20- JPMF Harvest Fest: Our Lady of Good Faith Catholic Church

Oct 24- Halloween Parade: Maple Avenue

Oct. 27- Trunk or Treat Block Party: McLean

Oct. 29- Virginia Chamber Orchestra with Pianist Brin Granz


And of course, every weekend we have the beautiful Vienna Farmers Market!


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October Birthstone- Tourmaline and Opal

october stones


October also has two birthstones; Tourmaline and Opal. Tourmaline is a favorite gemstone for many because it's available in a rainbow of beautiful colors. Opal gemstones are truly unique because each individual gem is adorned with a one-of-a-kind color combination.

In ancient times, the Opal was known as the Queen of Gems because it encompassed the colors of all other gems. Each Opal is truly one-of-a-kind; as unique as our fingerprints. Some prefer the calming flashes of blues and greens; others love the bright reds and yellows. With its rainbow of colors, as you turn and move the Opal the color plays and shifts, giving you a gem that can be worn with a plethora of ensembles.

Australia's Lightning Ridge is known for its rare and stunning black Opals. The ideal Opal is one that displays broad patterns covering the surface, with all the colors of the rainbow, including red. Since Opals are the most individual gemstone with its range of colors be sure to choose one that showcases your color preference and pattern.

Available in a spectrum of colors and color combinations, Tourmaline lives up to its name, which means "mixed stone". With a rainbow of colors, Tourmaline can easily enhance any jewelry collection. Cranberry red, hot magenta, bubblegum pink, peach and orange, canary yellow, mint, grass and forest green, ocean blue, violet: Tourmaline is all of these and more.

Tourmaline is also known for displaying several colors in one gemstone. These bi-color or tri-color gems are formed in many combinations and are highly prized. One multi-color variety is known as Watermelon Tourmaline and features green, pink, and white color bands. To resemble its namesake, the gemstone is cut into thin slices having a pink center, white ring, and green edge. With Tourmaline available in so many colors, you’re sure to find one in your favorite color

Come in and see our selection of gemstone jewelry or select a stone to make your very own one-of-a-kind piece!


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