Those who were born in July are fortunate to have one of the “Big Four” gemstones as the representative of your month. In case you were wondering what the other three in the “Big Four” are, the answers are emeralds, diamonds, and sapphires. Ruby comes from the mineral corundum, which is typically clear or white.
Aquamarine is the March birthstone and the gem for a 19th wedding anniversary. Named after the Latin words aqua, translated as “blue,” and marina, meaning “of the sea,” the aquamarine comes in a variety of cool tones, from watery blues to pastel teals. Aquamarine and emeralds are in the same family of stones, beryl. Also
Those born in February are lucky to have the amethyst as their birthstone. The amethyst crystal comes in variety of purple shades, from rich indigo, to pale violet, to dark raspberry. Amethyst pairs well with both warm and cool colors, so it truly makes any outfit pop. Amethyst is available in a wide range of
The arrival of January marks the introduction of a new birthstone: the garnet. Garnets are known for their rich history, vibrant colors, and durability, making them the perfect stone to celebrate the New Year! The word garnet is derived from the Latin word garanatus, which means seedlike. It is believed the garnet received this name
As of this time, masks are required, per the state of New Hampshire’s mask mandate. We are also limiting the number of people in the store at any one time. If you arrive and there are four people in the showroom, we request that you remain outside or in your car until we are able
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.
We had so much fun making this dog paw pendant! Perfect for the pet lover in your life, this unique item was handmade by our jewelers right here in our shop. The best part? 100% of the proceeds go to Lend a Helping Can, Rock 101’s annual fundraiser to help people in need during the
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
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 31, 2020, you can save 30% on all in-stock opal and tourmaline
Peridot, also known as chrysolite, is a green gem found in the upper mantle, making it one of only two gems not found in Earth’s crust. Not only is it one of the only gems not found in the crust, but it is also one of the oldest known gemstones, dating back to 1500 B.C.,