Birthstones Archive

  • Fine Jewelry Restoration and Repairs, Insurance Appraisals, Diamond Brokerage Service

    PLEASE VISIT DELEUSE.COM TO SHOP ONLINE  We specialize in restoration and repairs on all fine jewelry and watches.  With 35 years of experience we will evaluate the item and give you full explanation of the repairs required with an estimate of cost and time.  Our […]

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  • August Birthstone-Peridot

    August Birthstone – Peridot

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  • Our New Store in Fairfax, Ca

          Deleuse Jewelers has relocated to a larger space in Fairfax, Ca. Stop by our showroom at 55 Broadway, Fairfax, CA  Jeff and Janet Deleuse specialize in jewelry design and fabrication, restoration/repairs of fine jewelry and watches and appraisals.   Jeff has a workbench […]

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  • July Birthstone - Ruby

    July Birthstone – Ruby

    In 1560 Benvenuto Cellini stated  ” the price of ruby was eight times that of diamond.”  And today, ruby remains the most expensive gemstone, in sizes over three carats, rivaling the price of diamond.  Wearing a ruby was said to preserve the health of the wearer […]

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  • June Birthstone – Pearl

    PLEASE VISIT DELEUSE.COM TO SHOP ONLINE The legends of pearls have been spoken about since antiquity.  In Persian mythology, pearls were treasured as one of the most valuable of all gems, and regarded as “tears of the Gods.”  The Chinese believed that pearls were jewels […]

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  • May Birthstone – Emerald

    Dedicated to the goddess Venus, emerald is symbolic for immortality and faith. Emerald represented resurrection to the early Christians.  In the eleventh century Marbode wrote that emerald improves memory, eloquence and can bring joy to its wearer . Pilny described that emeralds were recommended for […]

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  • Loose Diamonds in all Shapes

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  • What’s New? Shop the Deleuse.com Collection

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  • Diamonds, Birthstone for the Month of April

    Diamonds have been named, cursed, blessed and baptized. Described  in ancient Sanskrit writings dating from the fourth century B.C., recorded in the bible and in early Greek literature, diamonds have held the power of symbolism for thousands of years. Worn in the breast plates of […]

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  • March Birthstone – Aquamarine

    Aquamarines were used extensively during the Art Noveau period.  A beautiful example of this, is an extraordinarily detailed dragon brooch designed by Etienne Tourettec 1903.  Fabricated in blue enamel, set with small blue aquamarines in the wings and a large green aquamarine is held in the serpents […]

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