January-Garnet Garnet, is the birthstone for January and is one of the most versatile stones on the market. If you love the immaculate naturalness and sun-drenched warm colours of Indian summer, you will fall in love with range of colours displayed by Garnets. Today these stones come mainly from African countries, also from India, Russia, central and south America. The skilled hands of cutters all over the world shape them in many classical forms and more and more also in modern fancy designer’s cuts. Garnets appeal generally because of their natural and not manipulated beauty, their wide variety of colours and their magnificent brilliance. If you buy Garnet jewellery you can be certain to enjoy this gemstone gift from Nature permanently and without inhibitions. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE GARNET COLLECTION
February-Amethyst Purple - the most recognized royal color has long been the favorite gemstone for king and queens. Amethysts are featured in the British Crown Jewels and were worn by Catherine the Great as well as Egyptian royalty. Amethyst is the birthstone associated with February. It is a symbol of heavenly understanding, and of the pioneer in thought and action on the philosophical, religious, spiritual and material planes. Ranking members of the Catholic Church traditionally wear rings set with a large amethyst as part of their office. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE AMETHYST COLLECTION
March-Aquamarine Aquamarine the Latin word for seawater the blue hues explains why. The birthstone for the month of march reminds us of the impending spring with it’s aqua beaches and clear blue skies. From the light blue of the sky to the deep blue of the sea, aquamarines shine over an extraordinarily beautiful range of mainly light blue colours. Aquamarine is a fascinatingly beautiful gemstone. Women the world over love it for its fine blue shades which can complement almost any skin or eye colour, and creative gemstone designers are inspired by it as they are by hardly any other gem, which enables them to create new artistic cuts again and again. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE AQUAMARINE COLLECTION
Back to Top April-Diamond The birthstone for April, diamonds are the most expensive of all natural stones. The diamond is the hardest substance known to mankind. Roughly 49% of diamonds originate from central and southern Africe however it can also be found in countrys such as Russia and the USA .
We know diamonds are extremely expensive and unaffordable. Now you can steal the style without breaking the bank with our cubic zirconia jewelry.
After all a diamond is a girls best friend. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE DIAMOND COLLECTION
Back to Top May-Emerald The emerald is the birthstone for May, but you can enjoy its clear green hue no matter when your birthday occurs. Deep green emeralds are amongst the most valuable gemstones. Known for centuries as the color of beauty and constant love emeralds have been paired with diamonds forming engagement rings. The green of the emerald is the color of life and reminds us of the plush green grass in springtime. In ancient Rome , green was the color of Venus, the goddess of beauty and love. And today, this color still occupies a special position in many cultures and religions. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE EMERALD COLLECTION
Back to Top June-Pearl Pearls come in an array of colors from white, pink, yellow, grey & black. Pearls represent modesty purity and in ancient times it was believed to have life-long powers and the ability to restore youth. You dont have to be an expert to be able to tell if a pearl is natural or faux. Natural pearls ALWAYS have a cool touch no matter the weather. Select a pearl jewelry from our vast selection, you will definitely love it. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PEARL COLLECTION
Back to Top July-Ruby Highly prized since biblical times, the ruby remains one of the most precious. Red, the color that brings to mind love and vivacity, passion and power. It radiates warmth and a strong sense of vitality. Ruby has adorned kings and queens crowns for thousands of years. India is the largest supplier of Ruby Gemstones yet lately people have begun to talk about East Africa as a source of rubies.
Ruby gemstones are considered one of the most valuable gemstones due to its magnificent color, excellent hardness and outstanding brilliance. However, a really perfect ruby is very rare. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE RUBY COLLECTION
Back to Top August-Peridot Beloved by the ancient Egyptians, the peridot remained favorite gem through the ages for its dazzling golden-green hue. It is so ancient that it can be found in Egyptian jewelry from the early 2nd millennium B.C.. Peridot can be found in one color only. The rich, green color with the slight tinge of gold is caused by very fine traces of iron. The intensity of the color depends on the amount of iron present. The Pastel green/gold hue of the perdiot gemstone makes this an ideal colour to go with your summer wardrobe. No wonder since the peridot is the gemstone of the summer month of August. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PERIDOT COLLECTION
Back to Top September-Sapphire Sapphire gemstones have been the buzz for centuries. Famous queens as well as todays popular celebrities have enjoyed pairing diamonds with the rich blue sapphires. The all famous Joan Crawford loved sapphires so much so they nicknamed her the Joan blue. Her favorite piece of jewelry was a bracelet set with 3 sapphire stars totaling 194 carats.
Ivana Trump has just received a fantastic new engagement ring from the new husband set with a Kashmir sapphire. Queen Elizabeth II owns a collection of jewelry valued at $57 million dollars. One of the highlights of the collection is a huge sapphire which was given to Queen Victoria by Prince Albert the day before their wedding. The deep blue hue of the sapphires is fit for royalty.
Back to Top October-Opal Fiery and mysterious, opals are said to contain the combined beauty of all other gemstones. A combination of splendid color are reflected in the opulence of fine Opals. Opals are mostly found in the deserts of Australia. Opals can be traced back to the ancient dream time of the Australian Aborigines. Until the 19th century Opals were very rare. But then their career boomed suddenly and made them one of the most popular gemstones. Opals colour play emanates a very special attraction and fascination. But what causes this? Until 1960 the answer was unknown. Only when a group of scientists analyzed Opals with a microscope it was discovered that spheres from silica gel causes the refraction, which are responsible for the fantastic color display. Opals are known to change emotions and moods of people.
Fire and water, the sparkling images of Boulder Opal, the vivid light flashes of Black Opal or the soft shine of Milk Opal striking contrasts characterize the colorful world of this fascinating gemstone. Maybe this is the reason why it depends on our daily mood which Opal we prefer. Opals are like human emotions: you always experience them different and anew.
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Back to Top November-Citrine In the Empire style, the topaz was still widespread, but then the more reasonably priced citrine took over from it and even usurped its name.
Citrine is part of the large quartz family with its many colors and various structures. Quartz gemstones come in various colors from clear to black onyx at very affordable prices. The warm tones of citrine reminds us of autumn. Citrine is perfectly paired with gold. Citrine is said to dispel sadness, anger, and nocturnal fears. Enjoy our collection of Citrine jewelry even if you were not born in November. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE CITRINE COLLECTION
Back to Top December-Topaz The most popular topaz color is the light blue yet Topaz does come in several colors such as yellow, brown, honey, flax, green, blue, red, pink and sometimes colorless. Topaz are intended to serve in protection against enemies and is also a symbol of beauty. Blue topaz has become one of the most popular gemstones on the market today, due to its clarity, durability, availability and affordable cost.
Topaz is the birthstone for the month of December yet you can enjoy its beauty all year around. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE TOPAZ COLLECTION