Amethyst, the regal birthstone for February

With Valentine’s Day falling in the middle of this month, February is traditionally celebrated as the month of love. And, with rich, velvety purple hues, amethyst is the perfect birthstone for February. Purple is considered the most regal of colours and so, over time, amethyst has appeared frequently in royal and religious jewellery. Indeed, the [...]

Amethyst, the regal birthstone for February2019-02-15T12:30:46+00:00

If you are a May baby, Emerald is your birthstone

Emerald is, without a doubt, the best known of the green gemstones, and the only green gemstone considered “precious”. Peridot, tourmaline and tsavorite are all green too, but are considered semi-precious gems and emerald is, of course, May’s birthstone. What makes emerald special? And what should you look out for if you’re buying emeralds? Emeralds are [...]

If you are a May baby, Emerald is your birthstone2017-11-27T13:01:17+00:00