November Birthstone Beauties

November’s birthstone’s don’t usually make the top of everyone’s list of favorites. We would love to change that! Ancients believed that topaz could cool boiling water, hot tempers, and high fevers – a fitting tribute to its fiery glow. It was also thought to prevent colds – making it the perfect birthstone for cold &…

October Birthstones: Opal & Tourmaline

Did you know… Opals have been attributed with many magical powers. Over the ages it was believed they could grant you invisibility, ease the pain of childbirth, and even keep blonde hair from turning gray. Tourmalines come in the widest color range of any gemstone. 95% of opals come from Australia. Opals are fragile gems,…

August Birthstones

Just announced… August has a NEW birthstone! Famous in crown jewels. Prized for stunning, vivid colors & impeccable crystals. From a ruby red, to a shimmer like a black diamond – thanks to trace minerals, it’s naturally available in every color of the rainbow. SPINEL (pronounced “spin-ELL”) is the now on the birthstone calendar! August…

July Birthstone: Ruby

July’s birthstone, the fiery ruby, is named from the Latin word “ruber” meaning red. Exceeded only by the diamond in hardness, it’s a form of the mineral corundum, and therefore the sister gem of sapphires. While most corundums are blue, only the red kind earn the title of ruby, rarest of gems. Their vivid color…

Nina introduces the Junes Birthstones!

Did you know June has three very fascinating, uniquely iridescent, and MAGICAL birthstones – which is your favorite? Click the link to watch video, or check out our YouTube channel!

Birthstone: Emerald

The rich, royal look of the emerald! This blast of bright spring green conjures up visions of all things lush and lavish… But it is as delicate as it is decadent. Read on to find out how to care for your precious emerald jewels, and what to look for when shopping for this birthstone. Emeralds…

Happy Birthday, March babes!

The name aquamarine comes from the Latin “aqua” = water and “mare” = sea. Thanks to its sea-blue color, it’s also been called “The Sailor’s Stone.” Legend has cast it as a sacred gem of Poseidon, god of the sea, and a magical treasure found in the lair of mermaids. The breezy blue gemstone is…