A Longtime Mouradian Client Shares Her Story

Margo, a Mouradian Jewelry client offered to share her testimonial of her experiences with Mouradian on our blog:   "Harout is simply the best.  His attention to detail is nothing short of amazing and so is his work. If I had a dollar for every time someone stopped to comment on my wedding rings, I could buy five more of them :).  I have referred all my friends and family and I always hear back how pleased they are with his professionalism, opinions, style and over all work.  Harout is classy with a sparkle, his store stands out as one of the...

We Won the Boston A-List Best Wedding Rings Category!

We are thrilled to announce that we have won the “Boston A-List Best Wedding Rings” category! Out of 15 nominees got the #1 spot. A Few Reviews from our Voters: “Quality and design are by far the best! I am so impressed with my diamond and 14K white-gold wedding band and my husband’s 14K white-gold band. They are unique and perfect in every way.” “Harout is an artist and an exceptional artisan. It was such a pleasure to work with him and his wife. He took our ideas and made them into beautiful wedding bands. His interpretation of my wishes for...

The Two Birthstones for March are Aquamarine and Bloodstone

Aquamarine The name aquamarine is derived from the Latin word aqua, meaning water, and marina, meaning the sea. This gemstone was believed to protect sailors, as well as to guarantee a safe voyage. The serene color of aquamarine is said to cool the temper, allowing the wearer to remain calm and levelheaded. Its pale, cool color beautifully complements spring and summer wardrobes. Aquamarine is most often light in tone and ranges from greenish blue to blue-green; the color usually is more intense in larger stones. This gemstone is mined mainly in Brazil, but also is found in Nigeria, Madagascar, Zambia,...

Amethyst February Birthstone

Amethyst, the gemstone believed by ancient Greeks and Romans to ward off the intoxicating powers of Bacchus, also is said to keep the wearer clear-headed and quick-witted. Throughout history, the gemstone has been associated with many myths, legends, religions, and numerous cultures. English regalia were even decorated with amethysts during the Middle Ages to symbolize royalty. It has been associated with many myths, legends, religions, and numerous cultures. Amethyst is purple quartz, a beautiful blend of violet and red that can found in every corner of the earth. Historically, the finest amethyst were found in Russia and were featured in...

Garnet is the Birthstone of January

Garnet, the birthstone for January, signifies eternal friendship and trust and is the perfect gift for a friend. Garnet, derived from the word granatum, means seed, and is called so because of the gemstone's resemblance to a pomegranate seed. References to the gemstone dates back to 3100 B.C., when the Egyptians used garnets as inlays jewelry. Garnet is the name of a group of minerals that comes in a rainbow of colors, from the deep red of the pyrope garnet to the vibrant green of tsavorites. Today, the most important sources for garnet are Africa, Sri Lanka, and India.

December Birthstones

The three birthstones associated with December are Tanzanite, Zircon, and Turquoise. Tanzanite Discovered in the late 1960s in Tanzania, and found exclusively in this tiny area of the world, tanzanite exhibits a rich violet-blue color for which the gemstone is treasured; often it is heat-treated to achieve this color. Colors range from blue to purple, and tanzanites that are medium dark in tone, vivid in saturation, and slightly violet blue command premium prices. As tanzanite can be less expensive than sapphire, it often was purchased as an alternative. However, it has increased in popularity and now is valued more for...

What does the Eternity ring mean?

An eternity ring, also known as an infinity ring, is a lady's ring, worn on the hand, comprising a band of precious metal (usually gold) set with a continuous line of identically cut gemstones (usually diamonds) to symbolize never-ending love, usually given by a husband to his wife on the occasion of a significant anniversary, typically 50 years after marriage. The Eternity ring is a fine example of jewellery that can be set or encrusted with many different types of gemstones including: Diamonds, Rubies, Sapphires, Amethyst, Quartz and Zircon. These stones also represent love and loyalty amongst partners throughout the...