Monthly Archives: January 2012

Red or Blue or Green Necklace to Go!

Sterling Canyon presents part 2 of our series about choosing the right gemstone when buying your next necklace or set of earrings.  A beautiful gemstone doesn’t have to be expensive, and it doesn’t have to be fake.  What it needs … Continue reading

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Red or Blue or Green Necklace. Easy You Say?

Sterling Canyon reported a while back on the rarely seen gemstones that are now becoming popular in earrings and necklaces.  Various red and pink shades of real Amethyst including green are now hitting the market.  Here are some tips in … Continue reading

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Purple is Valentine’s Color, Not Red

Sterling Canyon wants to explain that the tradition for Valentine’s Day is to give who you love something RED.  After all, red represents the heart and the heart is where love resides.  Let us throw a wrench into that machinery … Continue reading

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India Cooks Up a Giant Emerald

Sterling Canyon wants to sell you an Emerald.  But this is no ordinary Emerald.  This Emerald is too large to fit in your pocket and even too large for Elizabeth Taylor.  This Emerald was sold by a dealer in India … Continue reading

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White Gold Ain’t Texas Tea and Platinum Ain’t Silver

Sterling Canyon wants to know the difference between White Gold and Platinum.  (About $700 per ounce) OK  smarty.  Actually when you go into Macy’s and ask to compare a Platinum wedding band and a White Gold wedding band, the salesman … Continue reading

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Have a Heart for Valentine’s Day

Sterling Canyon has a theory of sorts on where the heart shape came from that is now so familiar to all human kind.  Guys tend to associate the red heart with Valentine’s Day more than Gals.  After all, it is … Continue reading

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A Sterling Canyon Valentine

No other day in Sterling Canyon’s calendar year commemorates love and affection more than Valentine’s Day, Feb 14 th .  It is a symbol and celebration of love and renewal that dates back to 3 rd century Rome and a … Continue reading

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Bad Emeralds Means Bah Humbug

Sterling Canyon wants to know whether you are getting tired of hearing about fake and enhanced precious gemstones.  We certainly are and yet here is another report stating that Colombia, the cocaine mecca of the world is now exporting irradiated … Continue reading

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Fool Me (Diamond)Twice, Ugh

Last time, Sterling Canyon reported on the bogus and often misleading advertisements for “Diamonds”.  We described the three types of stones and how they are advertised to an unsuspecting public.  Various advertisements depict their stones as “Hybrid” diamonds which according … Continue reading

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Fool Me Once, Shame On You

Sterling Canyon reports on the growing inaccuracies that are popping up on some jewelry retailer websites.  This information can be dry and boring but if you are shopping for gemstone jewelry, it pays to know the jungle. Jewelry is too … Continue reading

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