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Monthly Birthstones/Gemstones & What They Mean

Just like your astrological sign, your birthstone also says a lot about who you are as a person. The month of which you were born can have an impact on your attitude, personality and many different characteristics that you give off to the world. Since each birthstone is a different gemstone, it can make for a very personalized piece of jewelry that will carries both sentimental and emotional value. For this exact reason, birthstone/gemstone jewelry can make an amazing gift to that special loved one on any special occasion.

JANUARY: GARNET

For people born in January, they have Garnet as their birthstone. Though Garnet can be found in many colors, the most common stones come in fiery shades such as red, orange and yellow. Garnets have been used to boost the energy for whoever is wearing them and people with Garnet as their birthstone are usually protectors and are very supportive of their friends and family.

FEBRUARY: AMETHYST

Amethyst usually stands out because of its beautiful purple color. Traditionally, amethysts have been thought to fight off evil and promote peace. People born in February, tend to be honest and courageous when dealing with people and the world around them.

MARCH: AQUAMARINE

Just like its name, the aquamarine stone derives their color from the ocean and are found in a range of different blue shades. Somethings associated with love this stone is also thought to have healing powers. For the people who have an aquamarine birthstone, they tend to prioritize family time.

APRIL: DIAMOND

Diamonds are associated with luxury and glamour, so diamonds are very common among all jewelry wearers. For April babies with a diamond birthstone, they tend to be  more romantic in nature.

JUNE: PEARL

Just like diamonds, pearl jewelry is extremely common, even for those who don’t have a birthday in June. But for those that do have a June birthday, they get to appreciate it in a different way. Associated with modesty, pearls have also been thought to be a sign of a stable relationship, so those who have pearl as a birthstone are considered to be nurtures and tend to have a light hearted personality that will draw others to them.

JULY: RUBY

Known as the “King of Gems”, Ruby’s are usually associated with royalty because of the richness in its color. Though most are a very blood red, the stone can also vary in softer shades of pink. It’s fitting that rubies are seen as a sign of power since they’re associated with royalty. The ruby birthstone helps make a bold statement so it’s no wonder as to why July people are considered to be charismatic and outgoing.

AUGUST: PERIDOT

Used to keep evil and depression away, peridot may not be as well-known as some of the other birthstones. That makes it no less beautiful and unique though! Since peridot isn’t commonly incorporated into mainstream jewelry, this can make peridot jewelry that much more special, since it is rarely worn.

SEPTEMBER: SAPPHIRE

The brilliant blues of sapphire make them standout in jewelry, particularly against a silver or platinum setting. Though rarer, sapphires can also be found in shades of yellow, orange, purple, and green.

For those born in September, sapphires are associated with dignity and September babies usually exhibit traits of honesty and strength, without being overly emotional.

OCTOBER: OPAL

One of the more commonly used stones these days, opals are semi-precious and their luminescent quality is often what makes them stand out. As an actual birthstone, opals are linked with compassion and open-heartedness, and people who wear them exhibit enthusiasm towards the world around them.

NOVEMEBER: TOPAZ AND CITRINE

Both topaz and citrine stones are associated with November birthdays, and both are usually found in shades of yellow, orange and brown. These stones are meant to be good luck for those who wear them and people linked to these birthstones are considered to be fair-minded and friendly.

DECEMBER: TURQUOISE

Closing out the birthstone calendar, Turquoise stones is known for its good fortune and positive energy. This is perfect timing for the season it lands in- often cold and dark, turquoise’s bright hues stand out.

Now that you know everything you need to know about birthstones, from its unique look and style to what it says about the individual wearing it, it’s time to put your knowledge to the test. Shop all of our stone jewelry right here at www.christina-greene.com.

Christina Greene’s Best Sellers

Christina Greene’s Best Sellers

Best sellers, really do make the best gifts! That’s why here at Christina Greene Jewelry, we have rounded up the best selling Christina Greene Jewelry of 2017, to help make your decisions a bit easier.  Whether you’re shopping for a minimalist (hint: try our Christina Greene Stud Earrings in Pearl) or looking to make a statement with your gift (hint: check out this Squash Blossom Necklace in Turquoise), you’ll always find something absolutely perfect for your hard to buy for friend or family member.

Navajo Hoop Earrings

These Christina Greene Navajo Hoops are sure to become your new favorite hoop earrings. 18k gold plated over hypoallergenic and nickel free brass earrings feature a chain texture with small turquoise stones running down the center. If you are looking to match these with another piece, our Christina Greene Cable Bangle will definitely complete your look!

Christina Greene Gold Collar Choker

Gold necklaces is always a solid choice for a gift, so it should be no surprise to see our Christina Greene Gold Collar Choker making this best selling list. This Gold Collar made by Christina Greene is the perfect choker style necklace to dress up any look. The collar is made from 18k gold plating and it features an adjustable opening to fit all sizes. If you are looking to enhance this already perfect look, you can pair this gold collar with our Squash Blossom Pendant or our Southwestern Pendant.

Meridian Necklace in Black Onyx

Last, but certainly not least, is our Christina Greene Meridian Necklace in Black Onyx. 30 inches in length, this women’s meridian necklace is definitely a piece for all gold lovers. Featuring a smooth gold finish with a center stone, it is perfect by itself or layered with other necklaces as well.

No matter what you buy when you’re shopping for Christina Greene Jewelry online, it’s guaranteed to be a huge hit. We have so many amazing and perfect women’s jewelry pieces, we just wanted to make a quick list for our customers and let them know which pieces are our best sellers. For our full list of Christina Greene Best Sellers, visit us today at Christina-greene.com

How To Layer Necklaces

How To Layer Necklaces

Nothing completes a great outfit quite like the perfect necklace, but sometimes we don’t want to stop at just one. If you’re rushing out the door or looking for an easy way to dress up that plain white tee shirt, layered necklaces can take you from ordinary to fashionable in two seconds flat. If you’re not quite sure how to, but love the style of the layered necklace, then keep reading to learn our 5 best ways to wear layering necklaces like a pro! 

WEAR AT LEAST THREE NECKLACES AT A TIME

Choose necklaces in three varieties of length- short, medium and long, to get the most out of this look.

MIX UP THE LENGTHS OF YOUR NECKLACES

Be sure you’ve got a healthy mix of clearly defined lengths, starting from the shortest of 13” to the longest at 34”.

ADD LENGTH WITH A LARIAT NECKLACE

With a deeply elongated look, this style plunges down the neckline creating length on the upper body. Let it hang out, or tuck it into the neckline of your top and let the top of your necklace peek out.

STYLE A BOLD NECKLACE FOR A POP OF COLOR

Why not add a bold necklace to incorporate into your layered look? This acts as the focal point of the look, while the smaller, daintier necklaces look as though you always have those on, and just threw on this stunner piece to punctuate your look. 

A LAYERED NECKLACE FOR AN EFFORTLESS CASUAL OUTFIT

If you want to make your standard and casual outfit to stand out make sure to add a layered necklace to your collection. We all have busy lives and styling our outfits could take a while, therefore the already layered necklace is a great alternative to put together your look in seconds.

Chrstina Greene Holiday Gift Guide

Chrstina Greene Holiday Gift Guide

The gift giving season is fast approaching and with it, the seemingly never-ending lists of friends and family you need to shop for. At Christina Greene Jewelry, we know how stressful the holidays can be, so we put together a list of some of our favorite Christina Greene Pieces to help you pick the perfect present for that perfect friend or family member. Ranging from 18k Gold Simple Necklaces to Gold Hoop Earrings, you are sure to find something for everybody!

First up we have our best selling, Stackable Ring. Available in nine stones: Turquoise, Lapis, Amethyst, Pyrite, Orange Quartz, Red Quartz, Red Onyx, Pearl and Labradorite, this stunning, stackable ring will have all your friends and family asking for one. This head turning women’s stackable ring has 18k gold plate over hypoallergenic and nickel-free bass, fits sizes 5.5 and up and the dimensions of the stone are 1.3cm x 1.5cm; 1cm. This ring is one our most bought pieces and it’s guaranteed to sell fast so order yours before it’s too late.

Next we have our Christina Greene, 18k Gold Collar. If you have a friend or loved one that loves simple, yet elegant gold jewelry, this is the perfect piece for them. This Gold Collar truly is the perfect choker style necklace to dress up any look. Made from 18k gold over hypoallergenic and nickel free bass, it also features an adjustable opening to fit everyone of all sizes. Pair this women’s choker necklace with our Squash Blossom Pendant, our Southwestern Pendant, Devon Pendant, Bardot Pendant or simply wear it alone.

Looking for a pair of beautiful earrings for your next event? No problem, we have you covered! Our Christina Greene Stud Earrings are the perfect complimentary piece to go with any outfit you choose to wear. Our studs are a serious must-have in your jewelry collection. Perfect for everyday wearing, you’ll want to have every color they come in. 

The holidays are the time for giving, so why not give your closest friends and loved ones something they will use and cherish: Christina Greene Jewelry. Celebrate this holiday season in style and visit www.christina-greene.com for this holiday seasons hottest trends in women’s jewelry.

 

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2017 Christina Greene Fall Jewelry Trends

Fall is a season for change. With the change of weather comes crisp air, falling leaves, and the feeling of a clean start. We trade our bathing suits for sweaters and our strappy sandals for our fall boots. The attention for details of our individual styles calls for a change in accessories, which creates an opportunity to upgrade our jewelry. OUT WITH THE OLD AND IN WITH THE NEW! These beautiful 2017 Fall jewelry trends for the upcoming season will keep you looking hot through the chill of winter!

Here at Christina Greene, we have some amazing 2017 Fall jewelry trends for you. A lot of trends from the 1990’s and 2000’s are making a comeback: hoop earrings, ear cuffs, statement jewelry and stones. Our Christina Greene Classic Crown Collection is the perfect place for you to shop for all of your fall and winter jewelry needs. If you’re looking to make a statement with your earrings our Bardot Earrings are the right choice for you. Offered in turquoise, pearl or black onyx stones, you can wear them to any of your events.

Gemstones have adorned jewelry since for as long as we can remember. So why not add a little color to your world by investing in some jewelry with gemstones? Our collection of natural gemstone jewelry comes in all your favorite hues and will be the key to your updated style. The Red Quartz stackable ring by Christina Greene is guaranteed to make any of your looks fashionable! If red, isn’t your color, we have a variety of all-natural stones to fit all your needs. Don’t be afraid to mix and match with our other jewelry, like our Dainty Ring or the Wire Stackable cuff.

Whether you’re looking for women’s rings, women’s necklaces or women’s earrings, Christina Greene has everything you will need to upgrade your accessories this Fall. Visit us at www.ChristinaGreene.com and sign up for our newsletter to be kept up to date on all new arrivals and upcoming sales/promotions.