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The previous post about the alexandrite relays how the stone is valued based on its ability to change colour. The alexandrite is one of the two birthstones of t...
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The Alexandrite is one of the birthstones of June. The other birthstone of June is the pearl. Alexandrites were discovered in the 1830s, making it a gemstone th...
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For those born in the month of March, their traditional birthstone is the aquamarine. The aquamarine has long been associated with courage, faithfulness, and fr...
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Vermeer’s painting, The Girl With The Pearl Earring (pictured) has been one of the most popular stones in throughout history. The birthstone for June is the hum...
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The diamond is one of the hardest naturally occurring minerals known to man. It rates as a 10 on the Moh’s scale of mineral hardness and can only be cut by anot...
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No one among grown-ups would have thought Justin Bieber could create so much craze in the hearts and minds of teenagers. Lots of varied jewellery pieces and oth...
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Today, July 19, the Boston Museum of Arts, is debuting its latest exhibition, Jewels, Gem, and Treasures: Ancient to Modern. Running through November 2012, it i...
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Diamond jewellery that once belonged to Pope Paul VI is going to be sold on eBay by a US jeweller. Yes, this does sound like an overdone joke, but it's true....
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A rich Chinese jewellery collector has found a great way to turn his precious jewels into a luxurious work of art, by creating a replica of Leonardo Da Vinci's ...
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