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OUR OCTOBER GEM STAR

Powerful. Vivid. Energetic. Our October Gem Star is the beautiful Tourmaline! It is feminine and sophisticated, comes in a vibrant nature green a...

SEPTEMBER GEM: SAPPHIRE

September brings us to one of the popular gems in the world the Sapphire! Sapphires come in deep blue, Ceylon blue, blues with slight lilac hues as...

AUGUST showcases the PERIDOT gem.

Many August born ladies frown upon their birthstone, I don't know why?!!Peridot is if anything a very Happy and Warm gem! Peridot which is often ov...

What is Rhodium Plating and why do you need this?

Rhodium is a precious metal not feasible to make solid jewelry, and believe it or not it is about ten times if not more costlier than gold, however...

RUBY The July Gem

Along with its deep red ruby colors, this region, known as the “Valley of the Rubies,” produces extremely large stones of great value and rarity. ...

Alexandrite: Rare. Magical. Wonderous.

Blue-green by daylight and purple-red by incandescent light, Alexandrite’s bewitching beauty fascinates us. Highly sought after, fine quality stone...

The Emerald

There was a time when every green gemstone was considered an Emerald. You say the word emerald and visions of intense vivid greens come to flash be...

All About the Aqua!

Nothing is more soothing than the beautiful translucent Aquamarine gem which gets its name from the Latin meaning sea and water. The turquoise sof...

Moissanite - is it a Fake Diamond?

Absolutely NOT! Let's get things straight, Moissanite is a real stone. It is a REAL STONE that, well you know, happens to look very much like a d...

Moissanite? What is it?

Moissanite is a rare mineral found in very limited quantities or as minute particles in the earth. It is a natural silicon carbide within a meteor...

WHAT ARE CULTURED PEARLS?

" Without a little help most mussels or oysters ​won't grow a pearl either. " Freshwater cultured pearl means cultured pearls produced in mollusks...

PALLADIUM

Palladium is now the most valuable of the four major precious metals, with an acute shortage driving prices to a record. A key component in poll...