December 11, 2018 by Carats Fine Jewelry And Watches
JEWEL OF THE MONTH: TANZANITE
The Heart of the Ocean
Do you love sapphires but not their steep price tag? Then tanzanite may be just the gemstone for you! In fact, the color and brilliance of high quality tanzanite makes it difficult for the untrained eye to tell the two apart. From deep cobalt blue to opaque violet to pastel blue,
tanzanite’s ocean hues are the perfect option for those wanting the sapphire look, but not the high price tag...
November 21, 2018 by Carats Fine Jewelry And Watches
JEWEL OF THE MONTH: CITRINE
A Burst of Sunshine
This transparent sunshine-hued gemstone derives its name from the French word citron, meaning lemon. It is available in a variety of hues ranging from pale yellow to vivid orange, and even an alluring reddish-brown shade. Associated with the warmth and energy of the sun, citrine is known as the healing quartz. Since ancient times, the gemstone is believed to help with pain reduction, emotional well-being, and inner calm...
November 13, 2018 by Carats Fine Jewelry And Watches
Carats Fine Jewelry & Watches Ultimate 2018 Holiday Gift Guide
Give a Little Sparkle this Holiday Season!
Begin your holiday shopping with our handy gift guide featuring the top 5 jewelry trends for this holiday season.
Accessorizing with earthly treasures has never been more fun! Jewelry inspired by nature and cast from organic objects like twigs, flowers, and wishbones are a welcome reprieve from last season’s bold geometric pieces. Seashell pendants, twisted vine rings, and dainty studs with nature-inspired detailing are sure hits for women of all ages...
October 19, 2018 by Carats Fine Jewelry And Watches
AND THE WINNER IS…
The results for the Sarasota Magazine Reader’s Choice Award for Best Jewelry Store are in, and we’re grateful to our customers for selecting Carats Fine Jewelry & Watches as the best jewelry store in Sarasota throughout the years! Thank you to all our customers who voted.
Unlike most stores, Carats is a family-owned & operated jewelry store — and we treat every one of our customers like family and their jewelry as if it were our own! At Carats, we believe jewelry shopping should be a fun and relaxed experience. We love what we do, and since we don’t have sales quotas, our customers enjoy their time in our showroom...
October 5, 2018 by Carats Fine Jewelry And Watches
JEWEL OF THE MONTH: OPAL
A Kaleidoscope of Colors
Known for their unique interplay of colors, opals have a rainbow-like iridescence unlike any other gemstone. Formed when hydrated silicon dioxide seeps into fractures of underground sedimentary rock, opals are simply hardened silica spheres...