The July birthstone is Ruby. So if you have the good fortune to have been born in July, your birthstone is one of the most beautiful gems – with prices to match. For centuries, many people consider that this stone is the king of all gems. According to gemstone lore, the Ruby represents love, passion, … Continue reading Ruby – July Birthstone
Once again, we find that there are two gemstones identified as being associated with November birthdays. The November birthstone twins include the warm colour of Citrine is said to be a gift from the sun and it’s believed to be a healing gemstone. Topaz is most desired in its rich orange Imperial Topaz colour but … Continue reading Citrine or Topaz – November Birthstone
The October Birthstone is actually two birthstones, Tourmaline and Opal. These both offer an amazing range of colours to suit the personality of every October baby of any age. Tourmaline – October Birthstone 1 Tourmaline is a favourite gemstone for many because it’s available in a rainbow of beautiful colours. Tourmaline lives up to its … Continue reading Tourmaline or Opal – October Birthstone
Sapphire is the Birthstone for you if you were born in September. It has been a popular gemstone since Ancient Greek and Roman times. Polished sapphires have been found that date back more than 2000 years. In the Middle Ages, according to folklore, they will protect your loved ones from envy and harm. Medieval clergy wore … Continue reading Sapphire – September Birthstone
Peridot is one of the few gemstones that occur in only one colour, an olive-green. The intensity and tint of the green, however, depends on how much iron is contained in the crystal structure. Therefore, the colour of individual gems can vary from yellow to olive to brownish-green. The most valued colour is a dark … Continue reading Peridot – August Birthstone
If you have a close friend or family member with an April birthday, you have a real quandary when it comes to choosing suitable jewellery as the logical choice is that most precious of gemstones – diamond – April Birthstone. You probably know that a diamond is simply carbon. This is the same stuff as … Continue reading Diamond – April Birthstone
Aquamarine is the March birthstone. It is also the anniversary gemstone for the 19th Wedding Anniversary. Sue has been making some bracelets with these Aquamarine Gemstone chips and nuggets. We also have some beautiful Swarovski Crystal jewellery in Aquamarine. Both are perfect gifts for a March birthday. Aquamarine – The March Birthstone The name Aquamarine comes … Continue reading Aquamarine – March Birthstone
If you’re looking for a gift for someone born in February, consider the February Birthstone, Amethyst. It is a fairly common stone hand has been used in jewellery since the Ancient Egyptians. Amethyst is quartz crystal in shades of purple, lilac or mauve. It is a stone that traditionally guards against drunkeness! The word amethyst … Continue reading Amethyst – February Birthstone
Garnet, the January Birthstone, is mined in a rainbow of colours. From the fiery orange of Mandarin Garnet to the rich green of Tsavorite Garnet and to the most widely recognized colour of Pyrope Garnet, it is considered a great gift to symbolize friendship and trust. This gem is also available inthe deep red Bohemian Garnet, … Continue reading Garnet – January Birthstone
Birthstones or gemstones have long been associated with particular times of the year. This dates back to pagan beliefs that the cycles of nature and the seasons directly affect a person’s characteristics and that his or her birth is itself part of a cycle of nature. In the bible, the breastplate of Aaron was set … Continue reading Birthstones
On International Women’s Day, we take a look at one of the biggest differences between the sexes; the wearing of jewellery. We acknowledge that some women wear little or no jewellery and some men wear lots, but in general, women are far more likely to love, and wear, jewellery. So why do women wear jewellery? … Continue reading Why Do Women Wear Jewellery?
This Aquamarine Butterfly pendant and earrings set is the perfect colour to match the March Birthstone, but looks great all year round.
This set is yours for only £13.99 with free postage and packaging.