When you think of a garnet, you may think of a deep-red coloured gem. However, not all garnets are red. There are many different types of garnets and they can be any colour or even colourless.
Cleopatra was so taken with these stones that she claimed the mines for herself. In fact, she was known for wearing lots of huge emerald jewelry, and gave emeralds carved with her portrait to her important visitors.
What is my birthstone? The birthstone for March is actually two stones. You have a choice between aquamarine and bloodstone! Jewelry designer Jill Maurer discusses the look, history, and lore of each March birthstone.
Agates are primarily formed within volcanic and metamorphic rocks.
Diamond is the Primary birthstone for the month of April and a Secondary birthstone for the Zodiac sign Aries.
Pearl is the Primary birthstone for June and a Secondary birthstone for February and the Zodiac sign Cancer. The pearl has been coveted by many cultures for thousands of years, and is still admired and highly valued throughout the world. Its soft elegant feminine characteristics were bound to ensure a highly valued place in many …
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Zircon is a Secondary birthstone for two months, February and December, and the Zodiac sign Virgo. For February it is the variety called Hyacinth or Jacinth, a yellow, yellow-red to yellow-brown variety. It is understood to be the 7th stone on The Breastplate of Aaron, representing Gad, one of the sons of Israel. Zircon Benefits …
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Amethyst is the Primary birthstone for the month of February and the Zodiac sign Pisces.