Birthstone

Soooo many options, so little time

  • 2017-10-09
Soooo many options, so little time

Battle of the designs - engagement, wedding and bespoke commissions are our specialty. Want to see more? Pop into our store!

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July Birthstone – Ruby

  • 2017-07-07
July Birthstone – Ruby

Celebrating the King of Gems!!

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..keep em piling up!

  • 2017-07-06
..keep em piling up!

You’re wellcome!!

  • 2017-07-03
You’re wellcome!!

Diamond – April birthstone

  • 2017-04-03
Diamond – April birthstone

“Let us not be too particular. It is better to have old second-hand #diamonds than none at all.” – Mark Twain #Diamond, the only gem composed of a single element: Carbon! #birthstones

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May Birthstone – Emerald

  • 2016-05-03
May Birthstone – Emerald

Emerald, the birthstone of May, carries the rich green color of Spring and radiates a beautiful vivid tone. They are considered to be a symbol of rebirth and love. Emeralds are the rarest gemstones and are typically mined in Colombia, Brazil, Afghanistan and Zambia.  

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March Birthstone ~ Aquamarine

  • 2016-03-01
March Birthstone ~ Aquamarine

The name aquamarine is derived from the Latin word aqua, meaning water, and marina, meaning the sea. This gemstone was believed to protect sailors, as well as to guarantee a safe voyage.  The serene color of aquamarine is said to cool the temper, allowing the wearer to remain calm and levelheaded.

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December Birthstones: Tanzanite, Zircon & Turquoise

  • 2015-12-01
December Birthstones: Tanzanite, Zircon & Turquoise

Tanzanite     Tanzanite is an extraordinary gemstone. It occurs in only one place worldwide, which obviously contributes to its popularity. Its blue, surrounded by a fine hint of purple, and is an exquisite colour. Thanks to its unusual aura and the help of the New York jeweller's Tiffany & Co., it has rapidly become one of the most coveted gemstones in the world. On its discovery in 1967, it was enthusiastically celebrated by the specialists as the 'gemstone of the 20th century'. They held their breath in excitement as they caught sight of the first deep-blue crystals...

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Pearls – A gift shaped by Nature

  • 2015-11-10
Pearls – A gift shaped by Nature

Pearls are the only ‘gemstone’ made by living animals, which gives them a special and unique allure. The finest quality natural pearls have been highly valued as gemstones and objects of beauty for many centuries. Because of this, the word pearl has become a metaphor for something rare, fine, admirable and valuable. Pearls are ‘one-of-a-kind’ gemstones. It takes between 5 and 20 years for a salt water pearl to develop and between 1 and 6 years for a fresh water pearl to develop. Precious indeed! Colours of pearl vary from pristine white to grey, red, blue, green – even black – depending...

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November Birthstone: Citrine & Topaz

  • 2015-11-01
November Birthstone: Citrine & Topaz

November birthdays are associated with two gems; Citrine and Topaz. Citrine, the birthstone for November is known as the "healing quartz". This golden gemstone is said to support vitality and health while encouraging and guiding hope, energy and warmth within the wearer. Citrine can be found in a variety of shades ranging from pastel yellow to dark brownish orange. It is one of the most affordable of gemstones and plentiful in nature. Citrine is found most frequently in Brazil, Bolivia, and Spain.   Topaz, the other birthstone for November, is a gemstone available in a rich rainbow...

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