Sapphire Earrings
September 4, 2018

Sapphire September Birthstone

Deriving its name  from the Greek word ‘sapphirus, ’Sapphire  is the birthstone for September and the gemstone traditionally given for a fifth, twenty-third or forty-fifth wedding anniversary. The cool blue sapphire marks the season’s shift from summer to autumn.  To those born in the transitional month of September, it is thought to harness relaxing energy […]

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Peridot Earrings
August 9, 2018

Peridot ‘Evening Emerald’

The August Birthstone has no fewer than three names: ‘peridot’, ‘Chrysolite’, (derived from Greek, meaning ‘gold stone’) and ‘Olivine’, the latter being the family of minerals of which peridot is a member, and encompasses opaque or semi-translucent gems. The name peridot derives from the Arabic word  “faridat,” which means “gem.” Most peridot was formed deep inside the […]

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Ruby Ring
July 1, 2018

How to Recognize Real Ruby from Fake:

Ruby is one of the most beautiful gemstones in the market, its red color semblances passion and love. Ruby is the gemstone associated with royalty and wisdom, there’s no better way to make a person feel like a queen or king than giving her or him a ruby as a present. The rubies are also […]

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Moonstone
June 25, 2018

The Power of the Moonstone

Moonstone acquired its name from Roman historian Pliny, who wrote that the gemstone’s appearance shifted with the phases of the moon. Moonstone has primarily a bluish tone but can vary in color appearing  yellow, gray, peach, green and pink, displaying at times  a cat’s eye effect or asterism. Moonstone is composed of microscopic layers of feldspar that scatter […]

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Pearl Brooch
June 4, 2018

June Birthstone ; Pearl

Historians tell us that pearl was discovered by human beings as they searched for food. Since then, this magnificent organic gem which is not to be searched for in the obscure depths of our planet, has become an important and inherent part of jewelry design and manufacturing, and by virtue of its ancient history, maintains […]

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Emerald Diamond Engagement Ring
May 7, 2018

May Birthstone: Emerald – All You Need to Know

Emeralds – beauty, grace and love all in one Emerald is the birthstone for the month of May and the anniversary gemstone for 20th and 35th  year of marriage. The name “emerald” is derived from the Greek word smaragdus, which means green and is believed to signify rebirth and good fortune. Throughout history, the emerald’s […]

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