Turquoise – An Alluring Gem with a Rich History

By Cynthia Unninayar

Garnet’s Rainbow of Colours

by Cynthia Unninayar

Intriguing Turquoise – the birthstone of December

By Cynthia Unninayar
Citrine & Topaz

Citrine and topaz – November’s two birthstones

By Cynthia Unninayar
Australian Sapphires

Sapphires of Australia

The saga of Australian sapphires began in 1851 when gold miners discovered the gem by chance in the Cudgegong and…

Red, red rubies

Ruby, the birthstone of July, can cost from $3 to $23,000 per carat