August Birthstone: Peridot | Madison Gems

August Birthstone: Peridot | Madison Gems

August Birthstone: Peridot | Madison Gems Joan Collins at the 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards wearing a Peridot Jewelry Set. For those with August birthdays, peridot is a fitting birthstone because it’s said to possess healing properties that protect against nightmares and evil, therefore, ensuring peace and happiness. Respectively, Ancient Egyptians called peridot the “gem … [Read more…]

David Stockman says gold is the ultimate safe haven

Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen letter to Nancy Pelosi

David Stockman says gold is the ultimate safe haven David Stockman, who served as Ronald Reagan’s Budget Director 1980-1984, in this 23- minute video points out why the economy and stocks are headed for major downturns. Other nuggets gleaned from  this video: ** Joy Rides never end well; ** World equities markets have topped $100 … [Read more…]

Tiina Smith: more than a jewelry store.

Tiina Smith: more than a jewelry store.

Tiina Smith: more than a jewelry store. It took about three minutes of chatting on the phone for me to realize that Tiina Smith was a kindred spirit. My interest had already been piqued by her store’s website, with its beautiful photos, highlight on women makers, and intriguingly gorgeous curation; but when she told me … [Read more…]

7 Reasons to Fall in Love with Pearls!

string of beautiful pure white pearls beside a red rose

7 Reasons to Fall in Love with Pearls! Pearls stand a class apart in jewellery! From young blood to wise elders, everyone has an inexplicable affinity towards these radiant gems that can be worn at all times! The proof is in history. The Royal Mughals, the Egyptian Emperors and many others have worn pearls and adored … [Read more…]