March Birthstone (Aquamarine)

March Birthstone (Aquamarine)

Aquamarine is the birthstone for March. The word Aquamarine is a combination of two latin words, aqua meaning water, and marina meaning sea. Aquamarine is a beautiful blue color, so one could see how this mesmerizing gem received its name. Aquamarine was found ages ago, the Egyptians and Sumerians believed it was a symbol of [...]

January Birthstone (Garnet)

January Birthstone (Garnet)

"The garnet is a red gem, but not like the ruby, its red is much more like that of a flame ... ย 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 [...]