The Unique Characteristics and Rainbow Hues of the October Birthstones

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 […]

Beauty, Truth, and Enlightenment: The September Birthstone

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 […]

Grass Green, Banded Russet, Spirit-Polished Red: Three August Birthstones to Adore

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 […]

The Jewelry-Lover’s Complete Guide to Birthstones

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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 […]

Classic, Mystical, and Alluring – The Three Birthstones of June

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 […]

All About Emeralds, the Birthstone of May

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.

April: The Month of Diamonds

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.

Pearls: A Classic Touch for the Modern Woman

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.

What Makes Peridot More Intriguing Than Its Kiwi Color?

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!