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All About Pearls: The Queen of Gems

Pearls have been popular and sought after for centuries due to their beautiful lustre and a symbol of beauty. They are considered the queen of gems and gem of queens since they have often been worn by queens as well as other dignitaries. Not only have pearls been used as adornment, but also as medicine […]

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Emeralds: The Lore and History Behind the Precious Green Gemstones

Since ancient times, Emeralds have been one of the most sought after precious gemstones. Emeralds have long been considered mystical gemstones due to being used to cure diseases of many kinds. Physicians from many other cultures used emeralds against poison and infections. It was more popularly believed to be an antipoison when used in powder […]

4 Phenomenal Color Change Gemstones

Color changing gemstones are some of the rarest and most unique gemstones to exist. They are widely known and appreciated owing to their phenomenal dual nature which is characterized by having different colors when they interact with different types of lighting i.e cool or warm, natural sunlight and incandescent or artificial lighting. In this blog, […]

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5 Fascinating and Rare Orange Gemstones

Bright, orange gemstones have always made waves in the world of gemstones and fine jewelry for their fine, vivid tangerine colors. These include orange Diamonds, orange Sapphires, Imperial Topaz, Orange Spinel and Spessartite Garnets. Diamonds are a part of the ‘big four’, alongside sapphires, rubies and emeralds, which makes orange diamonds and sapphires some of […]

A List Of Gemstones With Unique Color Change Properties

A List of Gemstones with Unique Color Change Properties

While precious gemstones reign high for their durability and rarity, some other precious and semi-precious gemstones exhibit certain phenomena related to color which makes them stand out and look unique when set in fine jewelry. So what are these properties that make them so beautiful? In this blog we will share with you a list […]

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5 Clear Gemstones that Closely Resemble Diamonds

Diamonds are a part of the ‘big four’, alongside sapphires, rubies and emeralds. These four precious gemstones make up a vast majority of the world’s fine jewelry.Natural diamonds are prized gemstones that are relatively rare. In addition to its rarity, market demand has made this gemstone expensive, adding to its value. In this blog, we […]

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Rare Gemstones: 5 Gemstones that are Rarer than Diamonds

Diamonds are a part of the ‘big four’, alongside sapphires, rubies and emeralds. These four precious gemstones make up a vast majority of the world’s fine jewelry.Natural diamonds take over a billion years to form, making them the most prized gemstones to be unearthed. In this blog, we will share with you a few of […]

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The Holiday Edit: 5 Jewelry Ideas for The Festive Season

Christmas is just around the corner and people all over the globe are in a frenzy looking for the perfect gifts to present their loved ones for the Holidays. The tradition of holiday gifting involves special gifts that people, old and young alike, anticipate to receive the whole year. And so, everyone makes sure that […]

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Yellow Gemstones: Yellow Sapphires versus Yellow Topaz

Light to bright-yellow gemstones, yellow sapphires are a popular choice amongst precious gemstones and often used in fine jewelry for a pop of color. Yellow topaz, on the other hand, are a light yellow to rich yellow variety of the Topaz family, a category of semi precious stones available in other colors as well. While […]

Vivid Green Gemstones All About Emeralds

Vivid Green Gemstones: All About Emeralds

Vivid green gemstones with a fascinating glow from within, emeralds are one of the ‘big four’, the four precious gemstones that comprise a majority of the world’s fine jewelry. Ranging from mint green hues to deeper forest greens, these gemstones are a widely popular choice for their beautiful, soothing color. In this blog, we will […]