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May Birthstone Profile

May Birthstone Profile

      Emerald has captured the human eye for much of history. The Egyptians saw it as a symbol of fertility and rebirth, Queen Cleopatra favored it over her lavish collection of jewelry and it is Columbia's most valued gem.  With the oldest emerald dating 2.97 million years old, it has been fought over in the trade industry. For over 60 years there has been conflict between Columbian drug cartels and the government in light of the demand and value of Emerald. "Columbian emeralds are said to be the purest emeralds in the world because emerald deposits are the only...

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Jewelry With A Conscience

Jewelry With A Conscience

Aiming to be more environmentally conscious in all areas of your life? Your jewelry purchases need not be an exception. In this growing age of conscious consumerism, jewelers, as well as buyers are recognizing the effects mining precious metals and gemstones has on our planet. In order to minimize the effects the jewelry industry has on our planet and its resources, many jewelers are now looking to change the sourcing for the better by using recycled metals and gems.     So what is recycled metal and what jewelry can you find it in? 100% recycled precious metal can be...

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April's First Friday ArtWalk

April's First Friday ArtWalk

March Blog Post April's First Friday ArtWalk Join Us for the First ArtWalk of 2019 Published by Squash Blossom Join us at The Squash Blossom on April 5th, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm for First Friday ArtWalk in Old Colorado City! To celebrate the the first ArtWalk of 2019, we will be featuring three very talented local artists in our Colorado Springs Gallery! Come by and meet Sculptor Timothy Nimmo, Painter Jean Cuchiaro, and our newest addition to the Gallery, Painter Ed McKay. Nimmo, Cuchiaro, and McKay will be doing demonstrations and offering information on their artwork and techniques....

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Mattia Cielo Trunk Show

Trunk ShowMarch 7th & 8th Squash Blossom Vail, est. in 1973, is excited to host a trunk show for designer Mattia Cielo this Thursday the 7th and Friday the 8th. Establishing himself as the premier third millennium jeweler, Mattia Cielo has brought to Vail high concept, avant-garde jewelry that incorporates seamlessly with everyday life. Mattia Cielo established his company in 2006, with the philosophy of creating jewelry that reflects the wearer’s individual expression. Each piece flows with the woman wearing it, naturally becoming part of her style and being, as her movements bring the jewelry to life. Mattia gives us...

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