Happy Mardi Gras!

We’re featuring the colors PURPLE, GOLD and GREEN in celebration of Fat Tuesday.
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PURPLE has ancient associations with power and royalty.  It evokes artistic expression, mystery and the cosmos.  Also it’s 2018 Pantone® Color of the Year.
“We are living in a time that requires inventiveness and imagination…PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet, a blue-based purple takes our awareness and potential to a higher level,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute.
“From exploring new technologies and the greater galaxy, to artistic expression and spiritual reflection…it lights the way to what is yet to come.” Citing musical icons Prince, David Bowie and Jimi Hendrix, Pantone noted that a deep purple like Ultra Violet has “long been symbolic of counterculture, unconventionality, and artistic brilliance.”
Some of our favorite purple colored gemstones include: Amethyst, Tanzanite and even Purple color enhanced Diamonds.

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Gift idea #7 . . . a “push” present for that special mom-to-be

Do you know someone who is expecting soon, or has recently given birth?

Consider a Push Present.

The popularity of the push present has soared recently. So what exactly is it?

Wikipedia defines “push present” as a gift a partner gives to the mother to mark the occasion of her giving birth to their child. In practice the present may be given before or after the birth, or even in the delivery room.

A recent survey of over 30,000 respondents by BabyCenter found that 38% of new mothers received a push present, and 55% of pregnant mothers wanted one, though fewer thought it was actually expected. About 40% of both groups said the baby itself was already a present and did not wish an additional reward.

It’s a wonderful way to celebrate the new mom.

Some ideas for push gifts include jewelry with the gemstone of the month the baby is due, a gold, silver or platinum disk with names, initials or birthstone. A delicate diamond pendant, pearl necklace or earrings.

The trend has generated a backlash, as some couples dislike the implicit materialism of push presents, and would prefer increased help in chores or baby care, or save the money for the child’s education. Anyway you decide to help the new mom, she deserves some extra love and attention.


According to etiquette expert Pamela Holland, there are no set guidelines for push presents. “The standard is that there is no standard,” she said. “It does make sense to have etiquette around wedding or baby shower gifts because you’re inviting other people into it. But this is far too intimate to have a rule.” In general it is the woman who lets her man know about push presents, not the other way around, although there can be peer pressure from friends to buy one on either the man or the woman.

Diamonds were the most popular gift in the form of an eternity ring, but also tablet computers, charm bracelets and designer watches and handbags were also popular gifts to celebrate a new arrival.

Look who’s getting married today!


A big congratulations to Josh & Jada who are #getting married today up in the mountains. The weather looks beautiful and sunny.  They are such a joyful couple and we wish them all the best.

We helped create a beautiful custom ring with a #Montana Sapphire, surrounded by a halo of diamonds. The center stone is a platinum blue trillion stone and really reminds you of #Big Sky Country.

Lots of love in the air!

Happy Holidays from The Gold Market Diamond Jewelers!

Gift idea #5 . . . Carla NancyB Gold & Silver jewelry

Oooh la la! Carla Nancy B has a delicious line of 14k and Sterling Silver jewelry that’ll make you drool. Their quality is unmatched and they offer a Lifetime Guarantee on all their styles. Stop by The Gold Market Diamond Jewelers to see their latest collection. Also click HERE to see the full catalog.

Quality, Service, Trust, and Dependability.

Carla|Nancy B.

Made in the U.S.A

 

#UnitedinOrangeJewelry

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We can’t help being excited that our home team, The Denver Broncos are headed to Super Bowl 50!

In honor of their win, we are dedicating this blog post to gems and jewelry that are #UnitedinOrange . . . Citrine, Garnet, Sapphire, Tourmaline, Opal, Moonstone, and even Coral, which all come in shades of our favorite color of the week.

 

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Stop by The Gold Market Jewelers and check out the variety of jewelry you can wear in orange–and most available in Gold, Silver and Platinum.

 

 

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Come see our selection of Broncos Earrings, Bracelets and Pendants officially licensed by the NFL . . . and also don’t forget Pandora Charms are great additions to commemorate your favorite team.
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GO BRONCOS!!

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The Gold Market Jewelers serving customers (and Broncos fans) from Longmont, Firestone, Mead, Berthoud, Lyons, Niwot, Boulder and beyond.

Do your Christmas Shopping in your Pajamas!

It’s getting cold outside, so The Gold Market Jewelers now let’s you shop in the comfort of your home.

Browse items you like from our website and get confirmation from us via email regarding availability, and instructions on payment.

Best of all, most items are available next day after payment*

But don’t wait too long…only 27 days until Christmas!

How do I do this?
1. Just go to www.LongmontJewelers.com
2. Click on PRODUCTS
3. Choose a CATEGORY (Example: Jewelry, Rings, Diamonds, Watches, etc.)
4. Scroll down to search by KEYWORDS or Look through PHOTOS and select what you like.
5. To add items to your wish list, click ADD TO QUOTE (Green Bar at bottom of Description)
6. Next, click on VIEW QUOTE (just above the “Search” window of any item)
7. You will have option to SUBMIT INQUIRY or Continue Shopping
8. When you’re done, Submit Inquiry will ask for your NAME, PHONE and EMAIL
9. Click SEND
10. We will send you a confirmation with availability.

That’s all!
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at: info@thegoldmarketjewelers.com

Also, please note our extended Holiday Hours on Saturday, from 10am -6pm

 

Have a wonderful week!

 

*Based on availability and if payment is processed before 3pm MT

The Gold Market Jewelers, located at 17th & Pace, next to Safeway. Happily serving customers from Longmont, Firestone, Berthoud, Mead, Lyons, Niwot, Boulder and beyond.

 

Totally Ear-resistible!

We had a delightful visit from 3 little girls–best friends who wanted to get their ear pierced together. Our store was bursting with excitement and giggles as they each took the big step into the world of wearing cute and fashionable earrings.

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They decided that they wanted to match, choosing the same sparkly blue for their first pair of  earrings.

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It was great to be part of their special day!

Getting your ear pierced is a rite of passage and what a wonderful way to celebrate by being surrounded by friends and family . . . ear-resistible!

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Engagment Rings with a Splash of Color

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Although it’s a tradition to wear a Diamond Engagement Ring, many are gravitating toward rings with a pop of color.

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It’s a perfect way to show your personality. Whether you choose to wear a pink Diamond, colored Sapphire or glistening Emerald– any of these would surely make any bride-to-be smile.

Adding energetic hues gives Engagement Rings a fresh, exciting look.

For your center stone, try a Ruby, Tanzanite, or Tourmaline, and tell the world that you have an independent, fashion-forward sensibility; and surrounding your colorful center stone with sparkling diamonds adds vibrancy.

Stop by The Gold Market to consider some of your favorite colored-stone styles, and look for our next blog about the many different colored Diamonds.

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It’s time for Spring Cleaning! What treasures will you find in your drawers?

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One of our favorite things to do is helping customers with a jewelry restyle or diamond remount, transforming pieces of jewelry that they no longer wear, into something new that they love and wear all the time.

You can call it Restyling, Remounting, Reusing or even Recycling your old jewelry. It is the process of taking a diamond or colored stone out of its current setting, and remounting it into a new Ring, Pendant or Earring. Because sometimes you just need a change!

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The Lure of Birthstones & Difference between Minerals and Gems

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The basic human need to own and wear materials we consider special is what drives us to collect rocks and minerals. Perhaps this explains the lure of birthstones. How powerful it is to have our month of birth represented by a beautiful natural gemstone. We can own and display our special stone and feel embraced by its beauty.

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