Antique Birthstone Jewelry

What can be a better way to celebrate the birth month of your near and dear ones with beautiful gemstones & jewels! If you are planning for a present that is sure to thrill the women in your life on her special day – birthday, then, vintage birthstone rings are the correct answer. You will…

Cleavage Qualities

Minerals with perfect cleavage will cleave leaving no rough surface; a full, smooth plane is formed where the crystal breaks. Minerals with good cleavage also leave smooth surfaces, but often leave over minor residual rough surfaces. On minerals with poor cleavage, the smooth crystal edge is not very visible, since the rough surface is dominant….

Cleavage of a Gemstone

In terms of minerals, the word cleavage explains how a crystal breaks when subject to stress on a particular plane. If part of a crystal breaks due to stress and the broken piece retains a smooth plane or crystal shape, the mineral has cleavage. A mineral that never produces any crystallized fragments when broken off…

The Traditional and Modern Association of Birthstones by Month

Birthstones provide with several different interpretations. Different cultures and civilizations have interpreted different meanings and metaphysical energies and powers to various precious stones, minerals and crystals. Thereby, the ancient people simultaneously defined different classifications of birthstones. At present, we know about the two widely accepted list: The traditional list The modern birthstone list Although being…

Know your Birthstone

Do you know your Birthstone according your birth month and what it represents? Get an insight of each birthstones in this blog. January’s birthstone: Garnet is blood red in colour and garnet means perseverance, truth, patience and consistency. Although most people think that garnets are only red in colour, but garnets come in a variety…

Choosing Unique Birthstone Jewelry

There are so many ways to give birthstone jewelry — and everyone loves it. Here are some unusual ways to incorporate birthstones into your gift giving. Everyone wants to boost their gift-giving mojo. There are many choices out there for beautiful gifts to give, but don’t you want to give something really unusual and unique?…

How were Birthstones Chosen for Each Month?

Ever Wondered…How were birthstones chosen for each month? What is a birthstone? Which birthstones correspond to each month? Do you like jewelry? Oh! Of course you do! Whether it’s a ring, a bracelet, or a necklace, all of us love to wear jewelry to add that little bit of sparkle and shine to whatever we…