People born in the month of October are lucky to have both Opal and Tourmaline to be called their birthstone. Each gemstone carries different varieties and color options. Read on to learn a bit more of these intriguing gemstones. (And now through October 30, 2021, you can save 30% on all in-stock opal and tourmaline
If your favorite color is blue, and your birth month is December, then you’re in luck! There are three gemstones which represent December. The three stones are Turquoise, Zircon, and Tanzanite. Read on for more information about each stone’s characteristics, color options and lore. Turquoise Turquoise is known to be the world’s most ancient gemstones.
November, like many months, has more than one birthstone option. Traditionally, Topaz is the rightful birthstone. A modern alternative is Citrine. Commonly, Topaz and Citrine, are known to be golden in color. But there is more to each stone’s story than what meets the eye. Topaz is the traditional birthstone of November. Topaz measures 8
Did you know about one third of diamonds have fluorescence? It is an occurrence that was once believed to be a faulty characteristic. Today it’s a more acceptable, and beneficial trait when teamed up with the right attributes. The Gemological Institute of America defines fluorescence as emission of visible light by a material when it
Did you know that October has two birthstones, opal and tourmaline? Each of them has an interesting history as well as an inherent historic spirituality. The opal’s iridescence and the rich spectrum of tourmaline’s colors give a variety of beautiful choices to October babies. In 1912, the National Association of Jewelers established an official list
Please appreciate the classic styles that remind us of a time when most jewelry was made by hand, allowing for a great creative flair. Below is a brief description of some key time periods for specific styles and design. Many of our custom jewelry pieces are influenced by these artistic periods. 1830-1920 – Victorian Victorian