November’s Birthstone: Topaz

November’s Birthstone: Topaz

As autumn leaves carpet the ground and the days grow shorter, November brings with it a unique birthstone that perfectly encapsulates the warm and vibrant spirit of this transitional month. Topaz, with its striking range of colors and fascinating history, is the gemstone that graces the fingers, necks, and ears of those born in this month. In this article, we will explore the captivating world of November's birthstone, the topaz, from its origins to its many fascinating properties. Shop Topaz Now A Colorful Spectrum of Expression One of the most intriguing aspects of the topaz is its incredible spectrum of colors. While it is commonly recognized in shades of yellow and brown, topaz can exhibit an array of hues, from a fiery red-orange, known as "imperial topaz," to an enchanting blue, often called "Swiss blue topaz." Other shades include pink, green, and a sherry-like brown. This wide range of colors offers individuals born in November an assortment of options to choose from when...
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October’s Birthstone: Opal

October’s Birthstone: Opal

The birthstone for October is the opal, which are prized for their iridescent and ever-changing appearance. Opals are often used in jewelry, including rings, earrings, and pendants, to showcase their vibrant colors. Opals are unique gemstones known for their stunning play-of-color, which can include a wide range of hues like blues, greens, pinks, and yellows. Play-of-color is defined as "a pseudo chromatic optical effect resulting in flashes of colored light from certain minerals, as they are turned in white light." The internal structure of precious opal causes it to diffract light, resulting in play-of-color. Depending on the conditions in which it formed, opal may be transparent, translucent, or opaque, and the background color may be white, black, or nearly any color of the visual spectrum. Black opal is considered the rarest, while white, gray, and green opals are the most common. The name opal is believed to be derived from the Sanskrit word upala (उपल), which means 'jewel', and later the Greek derivative opállios (ὀπάλλιος). It has been reported that...
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Lab Grown Diamonds: Ethical Brilliance

Lab Grown Diamonds: Ethical Brilliance

Lab-grown diamonds, also known as synthetic or cultured diamonds, are created through advanced technological processes that replicate the natural diamond-growing conditions deep within the Earth's mantle. These diamonds possess the same physical, chemical, and optical properties as their naturally occurring counterparts, making them indistinguishable to the naked eye. One of the most compelling aspects of lab-grown diamonds is their sustainability. Unlike traditional diamond mining, which often has environmental and ethical concerns, lab-grown diamonds are produced with minimal environmental impact. They require fewer resources and have a reduced carbon footprint, making them a more eco-friendly choice. Furthermore, lab-grown diamonds are ethically sourced. They eliminate the ethical issues associated with the diamond industry, such as conflict or "blood diamonds." Consumers can have peace of mind knowing that their purchase supports a responsible and transparent supply chain. In terms of quality and value, lab-grown diamonds are on par with natural diamonds. They offer the same brilliance, hardness, and longevity, but often come at a more affordable...
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Celebrating Our 45th Anniversary

Celebrating Our 45th Anniversary

Celebrating Our 45th Anniversary 45th anniversary anniversary Here's to 45 Amazing Years. Our First Storefront, 1976 It's hard to believe that we are celebrating our 45th anniversary. When we first opened our doors in 1976, we set out with a mission to provide the best merchandise and the best value, delivered with exceptional customer service. At Metro Broker, you can always find a treasure, and save a fortune. It is this core commitment that has made Metro Broker one of Baltimore’s premiere jewelry stores for 45 years, a commitment that we still make each and every day. Our expert staff creates a friendly, relaxed atmosphere that will make the search for your perfect jewelry a joy unto itself. The Original Shop in the 1970s Throughout these 45 years, so much has changed around us, but our commitment remained the same. We have always focused on providing the best jewelry at the best value. The core of what Metro Broker is has stood the test of time since day...
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Metro Broker Jewelers Has A New Website!

A Fresh Start for 2020 Metro Broker Jewelers is very excited to unveil our new website! You can browse the extensive Stuller Showcase to find or create your perfect accessory, and view a gallery of our exceptional in-store selection of estate and modern jewelry. We are hard at work to get our online store up and running, featuring some of the most unique and breakthtaking jewelry available. If you're on the hunt for the perfect jewelry, your search isn't complete until you've seen what Metro has to offer. In addition to our incredible selection of one-of-a-kind pieces, you'll be impressed with our friendly, knowledgeable staff that makes the experience easy, fun, and rewarding. Metro Broker Jewelers will be open on Sunday, December 22 from 11am to 4pm for your shopping needs. Let Metro Broker Jewelers help you find the perfect gift this holiday season. We hope to see you soon! Here are some of the exquisite pieces you'll find here at Metro Broker...
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