The semiprecious violet gemstone, Amethyst, is well-known as the February birthstone. Also called the “Couple’s Stone” and associated with faithful love, Amethyst is the stone of St. Valentine. Nicknamed a “Gem of Fire,” it was popular in ancient cultures throughout history:… Continue Reading
The ancient and mysterious beauty of the turquoise blue-green Amazonite gemstone traces back to Mesopotamian cultures. Egyptian pyramids belonging to pharaohs such as King Tutankamen contained Amazonite jewelry among their treasures. Most strongly associated with the moon, Amazonite is purported… Continue Reading
Resplendent with the beautiful colors of the sea in iridescent oil-like rainbow patterns, Abalone Shell – which is lined with Nacre, also called Mother-of-Pearl – has been incorporated in jewelry around the world for centuries. Like the ocean itself,… Continue Reading
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