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Mined This Month: Volume 8

Mined this Month is your latest gems from around the Internet.  Our final volume for 2018 includes jewelry trend predictions, popular alternative stones for engagement rings, some of the largest diamonds uncovered this year and more.

With 2019 a day away we look at some of the jewelry trend predictions for next year. Charms are making a comeback while mismatched stones/colors and hoop earrings enjoy another year in the spotlight.  The Only 2019 Jewelry Trends to Know.

Alternative stones for engagement rings had a big year in 2018. Many brides favored the millennial pink morganite while others went a bit moodier with opal, both stones you can find at Borsheims.  

The end of the year is always a fun time to take a look back at how things have changed. Business Insider recently highlighted How engagement rings have changed over the past 100 years.

Mike Noyes, our beloved security director is retiring today after 23 years, handing over the reins to Kyle Slosson, previously security supervisor with Borsheims. Mike’s motto was “good safety and security practices are never convenient.” Borsheims’ Security Director Is Retiring After 23 Years.

Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend but pearls are quickly becoming buddies with the millennial generation. Pamela Danziger explains Why Pearls Are The Perfect Luxury Gem For Millennials in Forbes.

Pantone’s Color of the Year is (drum roll please) Living Coral. The warm, mellow hue has us ready for spring already.

Dominion Diamond Mines has announced the recovery of the largest gem-quality diamond on record in North America. The whopping 552.74-carat yellow CanadaMark diamond was recovered at the Diavik mine in Canada’s Northwest Territories in October.

Borsheims Bride
That’s what was mined this month from the interwebs.  XOXO until next time.