Pearl farm baskets

Colored Stones: All About Cultured Pearls

Unlike most gems, formed beneath the surface of the earth or in a laboratory, pearls are created by living organisms. And the reason pearls are available in abundance today is because the vast majority are “cultured” in pearl farms, guided by human assistance.

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Peridot earrings

Colored Stones: All About Peridot

“Colored Stones: All About Peridot” provides an in-depth exploration of the vibrant green peridot gemstone. Discover its unique properties, historical significance, and geographical sources. Learn how to care for peridot jewelry and understand its value in the gemstone market. A must-read for gem enthusiasts and jewelry lovers alike.

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Rock Star

Colored Stones: All About Garnet – Rock Star of Gems

Alright, buckle up because we’re about to take a road trip on the gemstone bus to the land of garnets! If you imagine gemstones had personalities garnets would be the rock stars crashing around the stage. Garnet is truly the ‘wild child’ of gems!

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Aquamarine pendant

Colored Stones: All About Aquamarine

Once upon a time, in a mystical underwater kingdom, there lived a gemstone with the most enchanting tale to tell. This gem was none other than the illustrious aquamarine, an ancient treasure that has long captivated hearts and minds with its mesmerizing beauty and fascinating oceanic mythology.

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Amethyst

Unveiling the Mystique of Amethyst

Amethyst, the birthstone of February, has a history steeped in legend and lore and has enchanted civilizations for centuries. With its striking purple hues, it has become not only a symbol of beauty but also holds deep symbolic meanings across various cultures.

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Coral

Precious Coral: What Is It?

Coral has been used in jewelry dating back to the ancient Romans, Etruscans and Egyptians, but did you know that there are over 7,300 species of coral? Of those, only ten are considered precious coral,

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Suzanne Martinez

Color On The Rise

Color is an important part of our lives, it speaks to us and allows us to express our individuality, something we can define though our favorite colored gemstones.

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December birthstones

Exploring the Enchanting Quartet of December Birthstones

December, the last month of the year, brings with it a sense of celebration and reflection. Additionally, December’s babies are […]

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Opals

October’s Mesmerizing Birthstone, Opal

October’s birthstone, the opal, presents like a kaleidoscope of natural art. Renowned for its captivating play of color, opals are […]

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Ruby Slippers

Ancient Ruby Teaches Secrets of Life

Researchers from the University of Waterloo have discovered residue inside a 2.5 billion-year-old ruby which may be the remains of microbial life.

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Emerald Necklace

Going for the Green

While travel between the United States and Central and South America is slow for the airlines right now, it poses a potential opportunity for savvy consumers.

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Seven Special Rubies to Celebrate July

Happy Birthday, July Babies. You crabs and lions of the zodiac. You lovely summer souls. You, who enjoy a special birthstone with special, distinctive color. The birthstone of July – the ruby!

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