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August Birthstone #2 – Sardonyx

2017-11-02T06:40:33-04:00November 2nd, 2017|Jewelry Industry News|

  Sardonyx Sardonyx is a form of onyx and is recognized by its layers of reddish brown and white banding. It was popular with the ancient Greeks and Romans who carried into battle talismans of sardonyx engraved with images of heroes such as Mars or Hercules, believing that this would bring courage and victory. Because [...]

August Birthstone #1 – Peridot

2017-11-02T06:40:32-04:00November 2nd, 2017|Jewelry Industry News|

Peridot Peridot is said to host magical powers and healing properties to protect against nightmares and to bring the wearer power, influence, and a wonderful year. As peridot is a gemstone that forms deep inside the Earth and brought to the surface by volcanoes, in Hawaii, peridot symbolizes the tears of Pele, the goddess of [...]

May Birthstone – Emerald

2017-11-02T06:40:31-04:00November 2nd, 2017|Jewelry Industry News|

As the birthstone for May, the emerald, a symbol of rebirth, is believed to grant the owner foresight, good fortune, and youth. Emerald, derived from the word smaragdus, meaning green in Greek, was mined in Egypt as early as 330 B.C. Today, most of the world’s emeralds are mined in Colombia, Brazil, Afghanistan, and Zambia. [...]