Category Archives: Birthstone

Amethyst a Symbol of Royalty

Amethyst Cocktail ring Larissa Landinez

The semi-precious stone Amethyst is the birthstone of February. A variety of many forms of quartz that carries an spectacular purple colour range from a blend of deep violet, red to a lighter lilac hue. The hardness of this gem … Continue reading

Colourful October: Month of Opal and Tourmaline

Opal gems Opal gems photo Courtesy of www.gemstory.com.au - Tourmaline jewels by Larissa Landinez

Whether you live in the Northern or Southern hemisphere, October is a month full of colours, and to celebrate it we have two beautiful birthstones: Opal and Tourmaline. These may not be the most famous or popular gemstones, but they … Continue reading