October’s sign is Libra, represented by the scales. Libras are said to value balance, harmony, diplomacy — and options. Fittingly, then, the month of October has two beautiful birthstones: opal and tourmaline. Both have a mix of bold colors and interesting qualities. Let’s dive in to learn about the history of these gorgeous and colorful gemstones. Opals […]
Anyone born in the month of September can claim the beautiful sapphire as their birthstone. The sparkling sapphire has a lengthy history of being a highly coveted stone with gem-quality rarity. Join us for our September edition of the birthstone series as we look at the complexity of this stunning gem, including where it comes […]
If you have an August birthday, you have not one but three beautiful birthstones to honor you. While the peridot is featured in many of today’s most-stunning jewelry pieces, spinel can be equally fascinating. Sardonyx is the third birthstone, and it claims a more ancient history. Our August edition of the birthstone series looks at […]
An individual’s birthstone is the gemstone (or gemstones) that represents the month in which they were born. Due to their sentimental meaning and extensive history, these gems make for excellent pieces of jewelry. The History of Birthstones Although they’re currency on-trend, birthstones date back to biblical times. The Book of Exodus describes a special breastplate […]
When you think of gemstones, a few probably come to mind: diamonds, emeralds, and maybe sapphires. But not all are as vibrant and colorful as the ruby. For centuries, rubies have been known for their brilliant red color and radiance, shining brightly and creating stunning pieces of jewelry.
Birthstones hold special significance in the hearts of countless people for their natural beauty as well as their invaluable sentimental worth. The month of June is one of two months that has not just two, but three different birthstones associated with it. Accompanied only by those born in December, individuals with June birthdays are fortunate […]
Emeralds are the world’s most sought-after green-colored gemstones, and those with May birthdays are lucky to have it as their designated birthstone! They come in an array of colors, from yellow-green greenish-blue to deep green.
Do you have an April birthday? If so, consider yourself lucky! The diamond is April’s designated birthstone. Gemstones are designated for each month due to characteristics shared by those who have birthdays in those months. This monthly distinction can often help others understand how to approach you and communicate with you.
Those born in January have more options than any other month when it comes to their birthstone — it’s one of the only gemstones that can be found in a rainbow of colors!
Modern pearl styles go far beyond your mother’s traditional strand of pearls. Both classic and contemporary looks are beautifully complimented by the pearl, giving the modern woman plenty of choices.
Whether it’s your birthstone, you’re celebrating your 16th wedding anniversary (yes — there’s a gemstone for that!), or you’re simply a trendsetter looking to add an accent pieceof peridot to your collection, there’s so much more than meets the eye of this kiwi-colored gem!