What are Peacock Pearls?
Peacock pearls are beautiful black pearls with a range of iridescent colors reflecting all colors of the rainbow, just like the tail of the peacock. They are stunning and unusual, perfect for the unique and thoughtful gifts and jewelry.
The rare cultivated black pearls are naturally dark. The body color varies from a […]
Nothing glimmers and glitters quite like gold. Its warm color enhances every skin tone and every outfit. You simply can’t go wrong with gold.
There are so many different looking golds: yellow gold, rose gold and white gold that looks almost silver, but doesn’t tarnish. […]
The world “sapphire” comes from the Sanskrit word “Shanipriya,” from “shani,” meaning “Saturn,” and “priya” meaning “dear.” So, sapphire comes from the term “dear to Saturn.” […]
Clear, green, sparkling peridot is well known as the August birthstone, and jewelry made with it is a popular traditional gift for a 16th wedding anniversary. It’s mined worldwide from gemstone veins in igneous rock and has even been discovered in meteorites.
Peridot can be pronounced with or without the hard “t” at the end, so […]
Larimar beads, also known as “Stefilia’s Stone,” the “dolphin stone,” and the “Atlantis stone,” are a beautiful addition to any collection of cardinal element stones. Cardinal element stones are created due to wind, fire, earth, and water. They are only found in the Dominican Republic, located in the Caribbean. […]
What Does Your Child’s Birthstone Predict About Their Personality?
Pregnancy is a very special time for expectant mothers and fathers. The miraculous growth of an entirely new human being continues to mesmerize and evoke feelings of previously unknown depths. Filled with incredible joy and immense anticipation, parents count the weeks leading up to the birth of […]
If the song lyrics are true, “diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” Well, I hate to break it to you, diamonds, but this girl has a new best friend: the sophisticated freshwater pearl. The classic pearl represents purity and beauty, and there are many styles, shapes, and colors available.
You can pop over to the jewelry […]
Perhaps lesser known to most people than turquoise, chrysocolla has been used for jewelry-making since ancient times. Its name comes from the Greek word chrysos, meaning gold, and kola, meaning glue, a reference to the use of chrysocolla as solder in gold working.
In ancient Egypt, Cleopatra is said to have favored jewelry made with chrysocolla, […]
A range of beautiful deep blues and rich in color, azurite has captured the hearts and eyes of many the world over for millennia. The word azure is derived from the Persian lazhward, an area known for its large amounts of another exceptionally rich blue stone, lapis lazuli.
Besides its modern-day circulation and usage among gemstone […]
Summer is nearly here, and there is nothing that will get you in the spirit like the ocean tones of aquamarine beads. Aquamarine was believed to be the treasure of mermaids during ancient times and was used by sailors as a talisman of protection, fearlessness and a little good luck.
It is also a stone that is associated with eternal youth and happiness. It is best known for its bluish green ocean color. […]