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A Message to Our Customers and Friends Regarding the COVID-19 Virus

[update; March 23, 2020] Due to the mandate by Governor Cuomo regarding non-essential businesses, we will be closed temporarily. We will still be creating jewelry on our own terms in our own studios. I will also be in the store checking on things and processing orders. Please contact us with questions regarding your jewelry project,…
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Sapphires and Rubies

Both Cushion Rubies over 1 ct. – $6,000 We recently acquired some gorgeous Rubies and Sapphires for our gem inventory. These are some of the finest gemstones in the world. Both rubies and sapphires are part of the corundum family. Essentially, Rubies and Sapphires are the same stone, but red corundum varieties are called Rubies…
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Incredible 5,655 Carat Emerald

Globally renowned emerald supplier Gemfields has been a pioneer in restructuring the emerald market. Recently the company made an incredible discovery of a 5,566 carat emerald that emerged from their Kagem mine in Zambia. This is one of the largest rough emeralds ever discovered, and is sure to be auctioned at a record high price….
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Creating the Alexandrite and Diamond Pendant

Alexandrite – “Nature’s Magic Trick” We have always loved Alexandrite because of its rarity and unique property of changing color. Alexandrite is often referred to as, “Emerald by day and Ruby by night” because of its color changing phenomenon. The finest Alexandrites show a strong bluish-green in daylight and purplish-red in incandescent lighting. Alexandrite is…
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Incredible 5 Carat Blue Diamond Sells at Auction

Natural blue diamonds are the rarest color of diamond found on the Earth. Classified as type IIb Diamonds, blue diamonds have boron within their crystal structure that allows them to emit a bluish hue. They are found super-deep in the Earth’s mantle and are extremely tough to find. The most famous blue diamond is the…
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Ammolite Broach

A Winged Nymph

Dennis deJonghe rediscovers a gem Written by Irina Missiuro. Originally published in the MJSA Journal.   Sometimes a designer sees a stone and is instantly inspired to create a piece. Other times, it may take a day, a week, or even 20 years to be inspired. When Dennis deJonghe of deJonghe Original Jewelry in Saratoga…
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Oval Sapphire and Baguette Diamond Ring

deJonghe Original Jewelry and the story of the stones

WRITTEN BY MEGIN POTTER. PUBLISHED IN SIMPLY SARATOGA SPRING 2018 Within each of the pieces at deJonghe Original Jewelry, there is a story. From Unmatched Origins “The first thing when it comes to designing is inspiration. We’re bombarded with influences, especially today more so than years ago,” said Dennis deJonghe. The textures and forms of…
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Sapphire Ring ad

Bring Your Vision to Life!

We specialize in custom jewelry and can create the perfect ring for you. Bring us gemstones you want to reuse or let us source top quality gems for the new jewelry! Schedule a complimentary jewelry design consultation today with Evan or Dennis deJonghe. Pictured: One of a kind platinum ring featuring a 1.98ct oval Sapphire…
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Argyle Everglow Fancy Red Diamond

Argyle Mine Pink Diamond Tender 2017

The Argyle Mine in Western Australia is known for its intense pink, red, and purple diamonds. These are the most rare colors to find naturally in diamonds. Every year, the owner of the mine – Rio Tinto – hosts a “tender” of their finest material found in that year. This year’s lot is the finest…
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Saratoga Living Summer 2017 Ad

Our full page ad in the Saratoga Living 2017 Summer Issue. It features our one of a kind Moonstone, Sapphire, and Diamond earrings in platinum.

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