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Anatomy of a Diamond ~ 101

Posted by Chelsea on Thursday, May 11th, 2017 at 11:35 am

Anatomy of a Diamond includes all the facetes & their percentages.  Depending on how well all those factes are cut & how tight the percentages are will determine the cut grade.  W...

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Diamonds 101 "Clarity"

Posted by Chelsea on Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 9:58 am

A Diamonds Clarity is measured by the existenc or absence of flaws.  Ranging from Flawless, very slightly flawless, slightly flawless & included. Within these ranges you have a range of 1 ...

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Diamonds 101 "Color"

Posted by Chelsea on Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at 11:14 am

With the exception of fancy colored Diamonds ~ the most valuable Diamonds ate those with the least amount of color, or colorless.

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Diamonds 101 "Shapes"

Posted by Chelsea on Thursday, April 20th, 2017 at 11:06 am

A Diamonds shape refers to the overall cut of the stone.  For example, Round, the most tradional of shapes.  But did you know that within the round there are a few more cuts to the shape ...

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Sapphire, September's birthstone, doesn't just sing the blues...

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 1:29 pm

Sapphires come in all colors of the rainbow, almost... Sapphires are the crystalized form of the mineral corundum. Every shade of crystalized corundum except those that are distinctly red fall int...

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Emerald - May's Regal Birthstone

Posted by Rob on Monday, May 2nd, 2016 at 1:29 pm

The most famous member of the beryl family, the Emerald, is a symbol of rebirth. Its color reflects new spring growth, making it the perfect choice for May’s birthstone. It’s also the g...

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Sparkle with This Month's Sapphires!

Posted by Rob on Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 at 2:48 pm

  September Birthstone: The Sapphire  When hearing the word Sapphire many people immediately envision a stunning violet-blue gemstone because the word “Sapphire” is Greek fo...

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Congrats on Winning Endless's Display Contest Mandy!

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 at 2:04 pm

Congrats on Winning Endless's Display Contest Mandy! We could not be more proud of our very own Mandy Mott for winning Endless's Display Contest! Her creative efforts won her a custom bracelet d...

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Lokai Bracelets Are Now Available at Swede's!

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 at 4:20 pm

NEW LOKAI BRACELETS NOW AT SWEDES! The Lokai Story  Each lokai is infused with elements from the highest and lowest points on Earth.The bracelet’s white bead carries water from ...

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August Birthstone - The Peridot!

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 at 3:47 pm

  August's Birthstone - The Peridot! The lime green of Peridot birthstones become a mellow glow, under a moonlit sky or a lantern light, which has earned it the name, Evening Emerald. The st...

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Style Alert! Colore's New Bangle Bracelet Cap Colors Have Arrived!

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 at 4:53 pm

  One of the most beautifully patterned bangle bracelets can now be customized to complement any ensemble, occasion, or mood with the stone you select! Personalized gems are available in two ...

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Introducing The Paris Bracelets

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 3:37 pm

The The Paris Bracelets Collection LesInterchangeables is a very successful creation of founder and designer, Audrey Bot. Having started her brand in 2007, she has created a company that manufactu...

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10% off July's Ruby Birthstone!

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at 1:42 pm

  The Month of July: The Ruby  THE JULY BIRTHSTONE Ruby is the birthstone for July, and is among the most well-known and highly prized gemstones. Ruby is a variety of the gems specie...

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In Honor of the Holiday, We Will Be Closed July 3rd & 4th!

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at 12:34 pm

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Summer is Here and So Are Our Summer Hours!

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 at 3:42 pm

Summer is here and so are our summer hours! Celebrate this wonderful time of year by treating yourself to your very own sizzling Mi Moneda pendant! More of this stylish collection can be found ...

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Looking for the Perfect Father's Day Gift?

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 at 1:21 pm

Looking for the Perfect Father's Day Gift?   A classic style of jewelry with an edge, AAGAARD Men's Jewelry is a premium leather bracelet line with customizable stainless steel links th...

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Congrats On Your Engagement Bill and Marche!

Posted by Rob on Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Congrats to Bill and Marché (and beautiful daughter, Adriana!) on their recent engagement! We wish you a lifetime of happiness together and can’t wait to see the wedding pictures!

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Memorial Day Weekend Hours!

Posted by Rob on Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 at 1:09 pm

In honor of the holiday, we will be closing at 2:30pm on Saturday, May 23rd and reopening on Tuesday, May 26th at 9:30am!

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Don't Forget to Give a Little Sparkle to Mom Tomorrow!

Posted by Rob on Saturday, May 9th, 2015 at 10:13 am

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Celebrate Mother's Day with Colore!

Posted by Rob on Saturday, May 9th, 2015 at 9:50 am

Celebrate Mom this Mother's Day with the Gift of Colore! 

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Shop the Spring Must-Haves NOW!

Posted by Rob on Thursday, March 19th, 2015 at 6:15 pm

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FREE BRACELET EVENT!

Posted by Rob on Thursday, March 19th, 2015 at 2:59 pm

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The Month of Aquamarine!

Posted by Rob on Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 5:09 pm

March Birthstone: Those born in March are blessed with the serene, tranquil and majestic Aquamarine as their birth gemstone. The deep sea green color of aquamarine is believed to keep o...

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What Would You Wear Down the Red Carpet?

Posted by Rob on Saturday, February 21st, 2015 at 5:08 pm

  The Academy Awards 2015  Who else will be watching the Academy Awards tomorrow night and falling in love with the fabulous fashion? Check out Alysia Reiner, Jeannie Mai and Chelsea Pe...

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Valentine's Day Gift Inspiration

Posted by Rob on Saturday, January 24th, 2015 at 4:40 pm

       Looking for that perfect gift for your Valentine? Be inspired by love and check out some of our favorite gift ideas for that special someone in your life! From dazz...

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Shine Bright This Season with Mi Moneda!

Posted by Rob on Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at 3:46 pm

Shine Bright with this Season's Hottest Trend!  Loved by celebrities and style icons the world over, Mi Moneda is translated from Spanish meaning “My Coin”. This exciting brand ...

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Personalize Your Jewelry with O.W.L.!

Posted by Rob on Saturday, January 10th, 2015 at 4:22 pm

  Personalize Your Jewelry with the New Collection from "One's We Love"! O.W.L. speaks to the incredible emotional connections in a women's life, and lets her share her joys and triumphs w...

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Happy New Year From Your Family At Swedes!

Posted by Rob on Saturday, January 3rd, 2015 at 3:34 pm

      Happy New Year From Your Family At Swedes! 

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Extended Holiday Hours for Your Convenience!

Posted by Rob on Saturday, December 13th, 2014 at 2:09 pm

  We've Extended our Holiday Hours For Your Shopping Convenience!  Starting December 13th-23rd Weekdays 9:30am - 7:00pm Saturdays 9:30am - 5:00pm Sundays 11:00am - 4:00pm *C...

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Join us this Thursday, December 4th, from 4-8pm for LADIES NIGHT!

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 at 10:28 pm

You're Invited!  Join us Thursday, December 4th, from 4-8pm for Ladies Night!  We'll be giving away over $1000.00 in prizes!! Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will also be served! See yo...

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Express the Essence of You!

Posted by Rob on Saturday, November 8th, 2014 at 4:01 pm

Convey your inner self with this stylish collection of symbolic charms and slender sterling silver bracelets. The ESSENCE COLLECTION features delicate and sophisticated charms crafted from preciou...

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Sparkle All Year Round with Simon G!

Posted by Rob on Saturday, November 8th, 2014 at 11:12 am

  Sparkle Alll Year Round with Simon G!   The leaves are beginning to fall off the trees but our favorite Simon G leaf Pendants still sparkle all year round! Stop into Swede's today to f...

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The Month of Topaz and Citrine!

Posted by Rob on Saturday, November 1st, 2014 at 11:25 am

The Yellow Topaz Topaz, November's primary birthstone, is a gemstone available in a rich rainbow of colors. Prized for several thousand years in antiquity, all yellow gems in antiquity were calle...

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Surprise Your Sweetie on Sweetest Day!

Posted by Rob on Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 3:42 pm

    Did you know today is Sweetest Day? Show your sweetie how much she means to you and surprise her with some new PANDORA charms!   

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Support the Fight Against Breast Cancer and Receive a FREE Bracelet!

Posted by Rob on Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 3:27 pm

Pandora is giving back to Breast Cancer Awareness and so is Swede's Jewelers! For the month of October, Pandora will be making a 5% donation of proceeds from their Pink collection towards the Nat...

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Shimmer with Opals and Tourmalines This October!

Posted by Rob on Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 9:58 am

_______________________________________________________________________________ The October Birthstone: The Opal Spectrally magnificent, Opals have long been desired for their kaleidoscopic rainbo...

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Fall in Love with Colore this Fall!

Posted by Rob on Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 11:25 am

Rings are a HOT trend in fashion right now! They are timeless and they also make perfect gifts to give or receive. Whether a stunning cocktail ring or a decorative stack of sparkling bands; there ...

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Sparkle with Sapphires this September!

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 3:41 pm

September Birthstone: The Sapphire  When hearing the word Sapphire many people immediately envision a stunning violet-blue gemstone because the word “Sapphire” is Greek for blue. ...

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Thank You For Helping ANGELICA Reach Their Goal!

Posted by Rob on Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 3:45 pm

 As a strong supporter of many charities and organizations, Swede's Jewelers is extremely proud to have helped the Angelica Collection reach their goal of donating over $30,000.00 to Generati...

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Swede's PANDORA Party is Right Around the Corner!

Posted by Rob on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 11:22 am

  Don't forget that Swede's Jewelers is having their very first Pandora Retirement Party tomorrow from 9:30-7! Stop in and purchase one of the limited time retirement charms for entry into ou...

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Swede's Gives Back to Asnuntuck Community College!

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 at 3:08 pm

  From the start, Swede's Jewelers has constantly donated to, supported, and participated in a wide array of local schools and organizations within our community. Among many of their recent co...

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August's Birthstone - The Peridot!

Posted by Rob on Thursday, August 7th, 2014 at 12:44 pm

  August's Birthstone - The Peridot! The lime green of Peridot birthstones become a mellow glow, under a moonlit sky or a lantern light, which has earned it the name, Evening Emerald. The sto...

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Swede's Goes to the IJO Jewelry Conference in B...

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at 4:33 pm

Over the weekend, Swede's Jewelers sent employees Chelsea Ofsuryk and Mandy Mott to one of the most anticipated jewelry shows of the year, the IJO Boston Conference! At the show, the two lucky lad...

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NEW Mi Moneda Jewelry Posted!

Posted by Rob on Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 6:27 pm

Have you heard about the new jewelry line that everyone is talking about? Mi Moneda means 'My Coin' in Spanish and is the hottest new trend in jewelry! It's loved by many of the top celebriti...

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PANDORA's Official Retirement List Has Been Released!

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 at 11:13 am

PANDORA's Official Retirement List has been released!    Don't miss out on some of PANDORA's most beloved charms! Get your favorite charms while they're still available!  

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FREE PANDORA Leather Bracelet Promotion

Posted by Rob on Thursday, July 10th, 2014 at 1:40 pm

 Have you heard about PANDORA's exclusive promotion? Treat yourself to a FREE PANDORA Leather Bracelet with any PANDORA purchase of $100.00 or more! Upgrades are also available and promo...

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Radiate with Rubies this July!

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 at 5:17 pm

JULY'S BIRTHSTONE - THE RUBY There’s no better way to demonstrate your love than by giving a ruby in celebration of a July birthday. Rubies arouse the senses, stir the imagination, and ...

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Holiday Hours

Posted by Rob on Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 at 1:42 pm

  Wishing you a safe and a happy July 4th! Swede's Jewelers  would like to wish all of our valued customers a  very safe & happy  4th of July!   In hono...

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Unique, Exclusive, and Stunning, OH MY!

Posted by Rob on Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 12:35 pm

Looking for a truly unique, exclusive, and stunning piece? Check out Galatea's Diamond in a Pearl Collection! Diamond in a Pearl Collection This collection of jewelry is created by artist Chi...

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NEW Estate Jewelry Additions!

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 1:54 pm

Have you seen some of the newest additions to our exclusive Estate Jewelry Collection? Below is only one of the stunning 14KT White Gold Diamond Cocktail Rings that we’ve been privileged eno...

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Summer is Here!

Posted by Rob on Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at 6:38 pm

Summertime is here! Celebrate by treating yourself to your very own Cape Cod bracelet!

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Elle Jewelry Spotted in In Store Magazine!

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 at 5:17 pm

Still looking for the perfect graduation present for your special someone? Show your support and point them in the right direction by surprising them with their very own award winning Compass Rose ...

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Still Looking For the Perfect Gift for Dad?

Posted by Rob on Saturday, June 14th, 2014 at 12:34 pm

              Still not sure what to get Dad for Father’s Day? Show your husband or father just how important he is to the family by surprising him with hi...

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Moments Should Be Timeless, Not Dad's Wrist!

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at 1:10 pm

  Moments should be timeless, not Dad's wrist! Thank your Dad for all the amazing "times" you've shared together by surpising him with his very own exclusive Seiko watch for Fat...

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Show Your Support with a Soldier to Soldier Bra...

Posted by Rob on Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 at 5:33 pm

    With Memorial Day right around the corner, we just wanted to give a big thanks to everyone who has purchased a soldier to soldier bracelet to support our injured troops, and an e...

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Angelica Bracelets Are Here!

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 at 2:44 pm

  Choose from over 500 Bracelets made in the USA using Recycled Metals.  Angelica offers easily adjustable bracelets with charms that let a woman show how she feels, what she believes in...

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Take a SNEAK PEEK of PANDORA's New Summer Collection!

Posted by Rob on Friday, May 16th, 2014 at 10:01 am

PANDORA Summer Collection!   Are you curious about the release of PANDORA's new and highly anticpiated Summer Collection?! Well here is a sneak peek of the gorgeous new teal pi...

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BEAUTIFUL COLORE BY SIMON GOLUB

Posted by Rob on Thursday, November 15th, 2012 at 5:24 pm

COME IN AND SEE OUR COLLECTION BY SIMON GOLUB - COLORE!

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Are you a Fashion Fanista?

Posted by Rob on Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Are you a Fashion Fanista? Come check out the arrival of our brand new trendsetting line of Rebecca Jewelry!

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Are You-Cool?

Posted by Rob on Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 at 3:01 pm

Are You-Cool? Stop by to check out Nomination's new "You-Cool" Copper Engery bracelets! These fun bracelets come in 10 different colors including blue, black, pink, violet, gold, white, red, green,...

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OUR SIGNATURE SWEDE'S WATCH

Posted by Rob on Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 1:13 pm

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New PANDORA Animal Print Murano Glass Beads!

Posted by Rob on Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at 3:02 pm

Did you know that Pandora has just released it's new summer collection of Animal Print Murano Glass Beads? Come by and check these gorgeous beads out! Happy almost summer!

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Make it Unforgetable!

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 at 4:17 pm

THE TOUCH NOW AT SWEDES

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"Cullinan" Diamond

Posted by Chelsea on Wednesday, November 30th, -0001 at 12:00 am

On January 25th 1905 the Largest Dimaond was found.  On that day in 1905, at the Premier Mine in Pretoria, South Africa, a whopping 3,106 carat dimaond was discovered during a routine inspecti...

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