July’s Birthstone – Ruby

For thousands of years before Judy Garland clicked her ruby slipper heels together in The Wizard of Oz, we have been captivated by rubies.  As the birthstone for the month of July, rubies are known for their deep, rich red color and are considered to be...

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The Beauty Of Precious Gemstones

We love precious gemstones!  Our heart skips a beat when we see diamonds, rubies, emeralds and sapphires.  If you love the red-hot passion of rubies or the dazzle and sparkle of diamonds, then this blog is for you!  We've chosen some of our favorite designs...

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Colored Gemstone Engagement Rings

With the holidays quickly approaching, many couples are planning their engagements.  While shopping for rings, remember that white diamonds are not the only option.  Many brides are opting for the less traditional engagement ring and choosing something in color.  Sapphires, rubies and emeralds are all...

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Precious Gemstones – Diamonds, Emeralds, Rubies and Sapphires

Have you ever wondered what gems are considered to be precious gemstones?  Diamonds, rubies, emeralds and sapphires fall into that category.  Whether you favor the rich red of a ruby or the sparkle of a diamond, precious gemstones possess a beauty and uniqueness all their own. ...

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Decisions, decisions. Choosing the Perfect Engagment Ring Setting

At Alson, we know that choosing the perfect engagement ring setting can be overwhelming.  There are so many options to choose from - simple, ornate, traditional.  The setting is what defines the look of your ring and showcases your diamond. Bridal Sets When shopping for a...

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