Aquamarine is the Birthstone for March

Aquamarine ring, 6.90ct. and 40 x round brilliant cut diamondsd

Aquamarine is the birthstone for March. It is also the gemstone for your 19th wedding anniversary. Aquamarine is a beautiful, transparent blue. It sometimes has a slight greenish blue tinge. The name “aquamarine” comes from the Latin word for seawater. Like the sea, it can be light to dark blue and has a vitreous (glass
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Amethyst: The Birthstone for February

Amethyst crystal before it is cut into gemstones for jewellery

I can’t believe it but January is over and already we are half way through February! Like most other years this one is flying by. This blog is one of a series providing info about the different birthstones for each month of the year. The birthstone for February is the beautiful gemstone amethyst. My apologies
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What is the Birthstone for January?

Birthstone for January: garnet

With the beginning of a new year, many of us like to take stock of the year that was and make fresh plans for the start of a new year. And of course we are all working on those New Year’s resolutions too, aren’t we?? In the world of jewellery, different birthstones are associated with
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Birthstones: What is Your Birthstone?

Diamond: Birthstone for April

A birthstone is a gemstone that represents your month of birth. The tradition of twelve birthstones is said to have arisen from the breastplate worn by Aaron, the brother of Moses. Aaron became the leader of the Levitical tribe of Israel. It was the Jewish historian, Josephus, who made the connection between the 12 stones
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