Author Archives: Douglas

Our Appraiser:

D McLean

Our dedication to knowledge and expertise is second to none. Doug McLean, is a accomplished goldsmith with over with over 17 years experience, he is a Graduate Gemologist (Gemological Institute of America), Certified Gemologist Appraiser (American Gem Society) and a member of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers. Doug is the owner of Laney’s Diamonds […]

Alexandrite

Alexandrite, a color changing gemstone, was first discovered in the Ural mountains of Russia in the 1830’s. The finest material changes color from a ruby red to a emerald green. Most gemstones show a more subdued color change or display less distinctive colors, typically a greenish blue or yellowish green changing to a purplish red […]

Accessorizing your wardrobe with jewelry

Currently, the citrus shades are heavily promoted in fashion but that doesn’t mean these are the colors one should look for in jewelry.  Pink jewelry for example will stand out more when worn with any other color of clothing than pink.   The color of a gemstone should compliment your clothing both in color and intensity. […]