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

Scintillating sapphire — the birthstone of September

The Ancients Greeks wore sapphire when consulting the oracles, believing that the stone could help them understand oracular pronouncements.

Emeralds – an Australian discovery

Emeralds, the birthstone of May, have been prized as precious jewels for thousands of years.

Red, red rubies

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