Amethyst is one of the prettiest gemstones on the planet; famous for it’s vibrant shades of purple that captures everyone’s attention. The color of the February birthstone is a deep and rich shade of purple that represented royalty and power back in the days of ancient kings and queens.

Emerald Gemstone: Stone of Good Luck and May’s Birthstone Meaning

The great naturalist Pliny the Elder wrote in the first century AD “no stone has a color that is more delightful to the eye, there being no green in existence more intense than this.” Pliny is referring to the beautiful and vibrant hues of the beloved emerald. The emerald gemstone is a medium to dark […]

Mysterious Gems of June

Those with June birthdays are lucky to have three very colorful and playful gemstones from which to choose. Two are ancient and one while a far newer find is by far the rarest of the three.

Always Appropriate – June Birthstone: Pearls

“A women needs ropes and ropes of pearls” – Coco Chanel A woman after our own hearts, Coco Chanel loved her pearls. As did Grace Kelly, Jackie Kennedy, and Lady Sarah Churchill. Pearls epitomize grace and classic beauty. June’s modern birthstone has a lustrous shine with hints of silver, gray, and pink hues that changes […]