Tag: gemstones

APRIL BIRTHSTONE DIAMOND: THE ULTIMATE PRECIOUS GEMSTONE

For every month, there is always a corresponding birthstone which is often turned into jewelry, adornments, embellishments, and ornaments. These gemstones are believed to have mystical and healing effects on the wearer. It was during the first century that Josephus, a Jewish historian, discovered and established a connection between the twelve stones on Aaron’s breastplate, a priestly breastplate worn by…

ON A BUDGET? 10 BEAUTIFUL GEMSTONES EVERYONE CAN AFFORD!

Gemstones are just some of Mother Nature’s prettier gifts naturally composed of minerals and unique chemical properties. These stones are classified as precious or semi-precious stones, a tradition that dates back to the ancient Greek era. When in cut and polished form, these stones look so attractive on accessories, embellishments, and jewelry. The rarity of the gemstone is the characteristic…

DIFFERENT CLASSES OF GARNET STONES

Garnets are a variety of gemstones also used as abrasives that are made out of silicate materials. The only characteristic that sets all species of garnets apart from each other is its chemical composition. They come in colorless, pink, black, brown, purple, green, yellow, orange, the most common of them all, red and the rarest among the species, the blue…