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Peridot is the birthstone of August. It symbolizes strength. Peridot is known as an “extreme gem” born of fire and brought to light, one of only two gems (diamond is the other) formed not in the Earth’s crust, but in molten rock of the upper mantle and brought to the surface by the tremendous forces of earthquakes and volcanoes.  → Read more

Artist Spotlight on jewelry designer Nancy Ellinghaus. Nancy creates stud earrings with a variety of stones. They are so versatile they can be worn with everything from jeans to formal wear. → Read more

Downtown Boulder celebrates spring every year with more than 15,000 tulips blooming all along the Pearl Street Mall, and a festival featuring the Tulip Fairy and entertainment. → Read more

Today’s Artist Spotlight is on jewelry designer Elizabeth Johnson. Elizabeth uses lampworking and pate de verre techniques to create her own unique method in her realism jewelry. → Read more

Brenda Neely has been an Artist/Owner of Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery since 1980. She specialized in both ceramics and jewelry design. → Read more