Dazzling Sapphires

8th Sep 2017

For the month of September the sapphire gemstone makes a spectacular appearance as the feature birthstone or to celebrate a 45th anniversary. The classic sapphire stone is available in a large array of colors, with blue sapphires identified as the most popular. Sapphire is methodically known as the ‘Stone of Wisdom’, and is believed to preserve chastity, discover fraud and protect against diseases. Ancient Greeks wore the stone to provide wisdom and insight at Delphi - to help seek answers when visiting the Oracle at Apollo’s Shrine. Buddhists would use the stone as an amulet to help b […]

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April Birthstone: Shine Bright like a Diamond

Posted by The Carelle Girls on 6th Apr 2017

The spring season is in full effect in the Northeast, giving us another reason to lust after the warm weather, slowly getting rid of our cold weather accessories to show-off our fabulous jewelry collections. For the month of April, the brilliant diamond stone is highlighted as the featured birthstone. Diamond is made from carbon and is known to be one of the “toughest” stones. Its texture is 58 times harder than any other natural mineral and can only be cut with another diamond. That is why the Ancient Greeks named it "adamas," meaning invincible and indestructible. It is […]

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March Birthstone: Aquamarine

Posted by The Carelle Girls on 7th Mar 2017

Celebrate the month of March with the aquamarine gemstone, known for its blue-green color, alluding to the hues of the ocean. The name derives from the Latin word ‘aqua’ which means “water” and ‘marine’ which means “of the sea.” Legend says that the stone would calm the waves and keep the sailors safe throughout their travels. The gem is also believed to grant healing powers to its wearer by translating eternal courage, happiness, love and increasing intelligence.Aquamarine is vastly found in Brazil, Kenya and Nigeria, as well as in many parts of Russia. It is made from a variety of […]

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Celebrate Love with Carelle Jewelry

Posted by The Carelle Girls on 9th Feb 2017

Valentine’s Day is a wonderful time to express our love for one another, by exchanging gifts, flowers, affection-filled cards, and chocolates for the sweet-toothed amongst us. Dating back to the 5th century, we celebrate this day in honor of Saint Valentine, who was known for being a romantic and heroic figure, and who throughout his life, celebrated love and marriage.To help add romance and sparkle to your Valentine’s Day, we have featured enticing pieces that are sure to capture her heart. The Carelle Loved Hashtag Pendant, cast in 18 karat yellow gold, features a hashtag symbol […]

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​​Sparkle in Amethyst on Valentines

Posted by Carelle Girls on 1st Feb 2017

This Valentine’s Day dazzle her in jewels with February’s birthstone, Amethyst. The amethyst stone is said to acquire a great power to heal, protect, and cleanse the spirits. The name Amethyst originates from the Greek word ‘amethystos’ which means “not drunken.” In Greece, wine goblets were made from amethyst, which was believed to possess a power to ward off “drunkenness.” The Amethyst quartz is available in an array of colors ranging from the lightest of lilac to the deepest hue of purple. The stone was first discovered in 3000 B.C. in Europe, but has since been found […]

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