Showing posts from February, 2012

New Earrings

We are constantly updating our inventory at Viridian Gold, and we have recently added some new huggies, hoops, dangles, studs and earring jackets to our extensive earring selection.  You may be thinking, "that's a lot of terminology for a simple pair of earrings."  Add the type of closure, and the terminology becomes even more confusing!  In this blog, we'll attempt to clarify information about hoop and huggie earrings . Hoop earrings can be round, square, oval, big or small, heavy or lightweight.  Whatever style you like, comfort will depend on the weight and type of closure.  Some customers like hinged earrings, such as our # 4089  pictured on the left.  This particular pair measures 2.5mm in width and weighs only 2.25 grams/pair.  Easy to open and close, a small latch inside the earring top catches the post, securing it in place. Huggie earrings, like the one above, do just what their name suggests ~ they hug the ear lobe, and because they are shorter, their we

February is Chocolate Lovers' Month!

February is not only popular for Valentine's Day, but it is also recognized as Chocolate Lovers' Month.  While we don't offer any edible goodies at Viridian Gold, we do have a selection of beautiful, chocolate pearl jewelry!  Quality cultured pearls show their rich lustre in deep brown hues in our 72"  Pearl Strand #2040 .  This gorgeous strand features a mixture of dark, chocolate-colored pearls with others in subtle hues of milky brown, bronze, tan and beige.  This 6 foot long strand can be worn full length, knotted, or wrapped several times for a dramatic look.  For coordinating earrings, see our Lever Back Earrings #4360 , which also look fabulous with Pearl Necklace #2105 .  For different styles of chocolate pearls, see  Station Necklace and Bracelet #2106 , available in 7" and 18" lengths.  Measuring about 1-11/16" in length, coordinating Dangle Earrings #4356  are available in chocolate, black, pink and white.  Check our Pearl Necklaces for st

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

Today is February 1st and there are just two more weeks until Valentine's Day!  We at Viridian Gold are pleased to offer a wide selection of jewelry for your Valentine's Day gift for that special someone.  We have also provided a 10% off coupon (expires Feb. 6) to help you with your shopping ~ the coupon code is VALDAY-10.  If you are searching for heart jewelry, we offer a variety of lockets, necklaces and pendants, such as Offset Heart Locket #5058 or Amethyst Fleur-de-Lis Pendant #5022 .  For further browsing, take a look at our 14K Gold Pendants  or Heart Lockets , where you will discover large selection from which to choose.  For a comprehensive view of sterling silver Valentine's Day gifts, see Sterling Silver  jewelry. Looking for an inspirational Valentine's Day gift?  Our Marriage, Family and Friends offers a collection of beautiful, meaningful jewelry in both 14K gold and affordable sterling silver, such as "Grow Old With Me" Necklace #2129 , b