Fun Facts About Turquoise

Turquoise is an opaque, blue-to-green mineral that is a hydrous phosphate of copper and aluminum. It is rare and valuable in finer grades and has been prized as a gem and ornamental stone for thousands of years owing to its unique hue.  In recent times, turquoise, like most other opaque gems, has been devalued by

Thanksgiving Recipe of Thanks

With November comes Thanksgiving and all of us here at Olde Gold have much to be thankful for.  All of our clients, our Olde Gold friends, are so nice to greet when they come in.  Weather it's helping with a purchase, a jewelry repair, or watch battery, we all really enjoy your time in the

September Birthstone ~ Sapphire

The birthstone for this month is Sapphire and did you know that you have many colors to choose from?  Sapphires are among the earliest known gemstones and are highly valued for their durability.  The calming influence of blue has made it an enduring symbol for loyalty and trust - one reason that women around the


Classic and timeless, a watch makes a present that will surely impress. Watches these days may be said to be decreasing in popularity due to the ease of time telling on your phone, but to many, a watch is so much more than a time-keeper. Watch brands such as Citizen and Fossil lead the way

Back From Vegas!

Just back from Vegas, and the largest jewelry show in the world, here's what we learned in one of the seminars we attended! Tanzanite is an heirloom gemstone, discovered in 1967 in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro and found no where else in the world.  The precious, exotic gemstone is more rare than diamonds and