The Birthstones for October are Opal & Tourmaline :
The name opal derives from the Greek Opallos, meaning "to see a change (of color)." Opals range in color from milky white to black with flashes of yellow, orange, green, red, and blue. An opal's beauty is the product of contrast between its color play and its background. Opal is a formation of non-crystalline silica gel that seeped into crevices in the sedimentary strata. Through time and nature's heating and molding processes, the gel hardened into the form of opals. The opal is composed of particles closely packed in spherical arrangements. When packed together in a regular pattern, a three-dimen
Tourmaline has become a favorite gemstone among jewelry designer, and gem collectors the world over. Since it is available in a wide variety of colors, it is ideally suited to almost anyone's taste. Tourmaline also is known for displaying several colors in the same gemstone. These bi-color or tri-color gems are formed in many combinations; gemstones with clear color distinctions are highly prized. One multi-color variety is known as watermelon tourmaline, and features green, pink, and white colors bands; to resemble its namesake, the gemstone is cut into thin slices having a pink center, white ring, and green edge. Tourmaline is found in many localities including Brazil, Afghanistan, East Africa, and the USA.
20% Off On Your Birthday
Come in 'on your birthday' and receive 20% off almost every purchase in the store. If we are closed on your birthday we will honor it the day before or after when we are open. Great day to buy something for someone else or treat yourself...
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Welcome to THE WHITNEY GORDON'S JEWELERS
Located in Historic Hingham Square, our family owned and operated jewelry business has been serving the South Shore of Boston since 1950.
Having a small family business means we work hard to earn your family's trust and friendship for generations to come. Whether it's an all important wedding ring or just a cute charm to say thank you, The Whitney Gordon's in Hingham, Massachusetts promises to give you the most comfortable experience the next time you buy jewelry. Shop local! Big things come in small stores!!!
Jewelry Repair and Service
Don't lose that diamond because of a worn prong!
The Whitney Gordon's offers full service and repair of jewelry, and watches. We also stock many sizes of batteries to keep you on time.
We can custom make your jewelry!
Have a great diamond, but would rather it be in another ring? We do that! We can custom cast, mount and size almost any type of ring, earrings, or necklaces.
When strolling around 'The Square' before or after lunch be sure to stop by and have a completely no pressure look around and see why a small family run jewelry store is better than the high pressure national chains.
Michael & Lorrie Campbell
We have 2 exclusive products custom made by The Whitney Gordon's:
Sterling Silver Pendants made with authentic sea glass and shells from Nantasket Beach in Hull, Nova Scotia, Canada,St. John's Antigua, and the Island of Barbuda!
Read about the sea glass pendants in The Hingham Journal!
Custom quartz wall clocks, made from unusual dinner plates!
Daylily Design Studio
Featuring wearable art by local Hingham artist Gail Nathanson, the designer of the Forget-me-not bracelet and necklace to commemorate Hingham's 375th.