Category Archives: Colored Gemstones

Get Festive for Mardi Gras

Each new year kicks off the start of Mardi Gras season with splashes of bright green, purple, and yellow and beads. Besides being known as the day that people indulge before the Lent starts, what exactly is Mardi Gras? Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday, is a holiday and tradition that dates to thousands […]

February's Birthstone: Amethyst

When February rolls around each year, there are shades of pinks, reds, and whites everywhere to signify the coming of Valentine’s Day, the most loving and romantic holiday in existence. With these colors being in the spotlight, it’s easy to forget that there’s another color that shines as well – amethyst. This deep purple quartz […]

January's Treasure: Garnet

As everyone looks forward to a fresh slate in the new year, Garnet gets its chance to shine as January's birthstone. Garnets are a group of closely related minerals instead of an individual gem as many may think. The gemstone comes in almost every color because of its various compositions but is most known for […]

BGD Celebrates Pantone's Color of the Year: Ultra Violet

With so much that has happened, it’s crazy to think that the year is quickly coming to an end. In Pantone fashion, the company announced its choice for Color of the Year as Ultra Violet (PANTONE 18-3838). While the 2017 choice of Greenery symbolized new beginnings for revival, restoration, and renewal, this new year has a […]

Must-Have Springtime Jewelry

How fast time is passing! In the blink of an eye, Mother Nature is transitioning from the cool, brisk winter air to blooming green and sunny days. Spring is on its way! As seasons change, fashion trends follow suit. It’s easy to forget spring cleaning doesn’t only apply to the home. Say goodbye to dreary […]

Peridot’s Big Moment in 2017

In case you missed the memo, Pantone’s official Color of the Year is greenery. Greenery represents revival, restoration, and renewal—all attributes perfectly symbolized in Brian Gavin Diamonds’ peridot jewelry collection. The peridot color ranges from a lovely light green to a deeper olive-hued gemstone. The year is still young and our peridot pieces are right […]

Wedding Inspiration at the Historic Bryan Museum

Matrimony is a historical moment for any couple. Weddings stand as a monument for two paths becoming one.  With that being said, it makes sense to tie the knot in a venue equally as historic, right? At Brian Gavin Diamonds, we have the opportunity to work with outstanding wedding planners and photographers for meticulously styled bridal […]

February’s Pride and Joy: Amethyst

As winter’s beauty transitions into spring, February remains one of the most captivating and romantic months of the year. One more thing to fall in love with in February is the amethyst birthstone. The deep purple amethyst is a Brian Gavin Diamonds favorite and carries a history as rich as its color. Ever feel a […]

5 Beautiful BGD Gifts Under $500

White winters, the smell of pine trees, cozy weather, and quality time with family—there’s a reason why the holidays are everyone’s favorite time of year. While the holiday season is an enchanting one, we can’t ignore the unbearably long retail lines and countless shopping mall traffic jams. Thankfully for you, Brian Gavin Diamonds has a bevy […]

The History and Popularity of Citrine

Nothing says fall more than a perfect accessory that brings out the vibrant colors of the season, and there’s no better place to look than the citrine gemstone collection from Brian Gavin Diamonds. Ranging in color from lemon yellow to reddish brown, citrine represents the month of November and is a perfect addition to any […]