Amethyst is the purple color variety of quartz. It is said to be the most popular purple gem and one of the most popular gemstones of all time. Amethyst has been around for ages, the gem can be traced back to ancient Greece. The word Amethyst is actually driven from the Greek word “amethystos” which [...]
"The garnet is a red gem, but not like the ruby, its red is much more like that of a flame ... It forms far in the east ... If correctly cut and polished it will reveal all its beauty and perfection." - Aristotle, ca. 322 B.C. The word garnet is derived from the Greek [...]
Pearls are officially the world’s oldest gem, and for that reason they are considered the “Queen of Gems.” Because pearls have been around since before written history, their discovery cannot be attributed to one person. It is believed that people searching for food along the shore discovered them. What we do know is that they [...]
These mabé pearl earrings and handmade pendant with amethyst and diamond accent are chic and captivating.
Coming soon, Hegeman & Co. will feature pearls and moonstones, the beautiful gems of June. Delicate and dreamy, pearls and moonstones are not only the birthstones of June but also the perfect choice for summer. We offer a wide selection of pearls, from the affordable to the luxurious.