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  • April Birthstone: Diamond
    April 1, 2020 Alison Cornford-Matheson

    April Birthstone: Diamond

    Birthstone jewelry is incredibly popular. Many people have an affinity for their birthstone, partially because it feels like there is a personal connection. As the country prepares for April showers, some people’s minds turn to the April birthstone. If they...

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  • Fluorite Gemstone Information
    March 25, 2020 Alison Cornford-Matheson

    Fluorite Gemstone Information

    Many people are entranced by fluorite. This gemstone has a very distinct look, and its transparent to semi-transparent nature captures the light beautifully, making the fluorite gemstone especially radiant. Plus, it’s available in a surprising number of colors, and, in...

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  • 7 Ways to Use Gemstones in Your Home
    February 3, 2020 Alison Cornford-Matheson

    7 Ways to Use Gemstones in Your Home

    Gemstones can be attractive additions to any interior. Geodes, crystals, and stones have all been popular home décor items over the years. Whether it be a geode bookend, an agate coaster, or a small collection of gemstones in a glass...

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  • February Birthstone: Amethyst
    January 19, 2020 Alison Cornford-Matheson

    February Birthstone: Amethyst

    While a modern list of birthstones wasn’t developed until 1912 (which was subsequently updated in 1952), the concept of birthstones is much older. While their exact origin isn’t known, some believe the birthstone idea dates back to the 8th century,...

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  • January Birthstone: Garnet
    January 7, 2020 Alison Cornford-Matheson

    January Birthstone: Garnet

    Birthstones are part of a long-standing tradition. Every month is connected to at least one specific gemstone, making it particularly meaningful to those born during that month. As a result, many people adore birthstone jewelry. Some seek it out for...

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