The worldwide fascination with birthstones has been on for at least a few millennia. The Indians, Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, and Persians are among the ancient civilisations that treasured these gems, these lucky birthstones according to date of birth, even thousands of years ago. The tradition, of course, has continued, for a variety of reasons. Precious gems make for wonderful trinkets and birthstone jewellery is as symbolic as it is beautiful. You may believe they bring you luck, or just love the way they look. It’s not uncommon to gift a birthstone necklace, a birthstone bracelet or other birthstone jewellery to… View Post

The Capricorn birthstone is Garnet. Capricorns are characterised as some of the most determined and dedicated personalities of all the signs of the zodiac. Give yourselves a pat on the back! 🙂 These individuals born between December 22 and January 19 are usually high achievers, they’re highly ambitious and resolute. At the same time, Capricorns are pragmatic and always ready to help those in need. I know this because my sister is Capricorn and she goes all out to help her friends and family. God bless Capricorns! Capricorns have a gorgeous zodiac birthstone in garnet, which is versatile and extensively… View Post

Astrological Sign – Libra Those born under the star sign of Libra are lucky to have Opal as their zodiac (Libra) birthstone. Libra Dates: September 23-October 22 Zodiac Symbol: Scales Libra Birthstone: Opal Libra Ruling Planet: Venus Libra Ruling Element: Air Opals display a wide range of colour that has been described to look like an entire galaxy inside a single stone. Each opal is unique and looks so as their structure results in unique plays of light and colours shining off their forms. These colours look stunning, like fireworks or lighting against a night sky. Libra is the only Zodiac sign that is represented… View Post

Astrological Sign – Virgo Those born under the star sign of Virgo are lucky to have Sapphire, a stunning gem, as their zodiac birthstone. Virgo Dates:August 23-September 22 Zodiac symbol: The Virgin Virgo Birthstone: Sapphire Virgo Ruling Planet: Mercury Virgo Ruling Element: Earth The beautiful sapphire has been one of the most valued and cherished gemstones for centuries, its brilliant blue hue charming royalty and noblemen through the ages.  Characteristics & Personality of Virgo Virgos are known to be perfectionists who plan to the last detail and are extremely thorough in their execution of tasks and projects. Those born under this sun sign are extremely careful… View Post

People who are born between May 23rd and June 20th come under the sun sign Gemini. Those who belong to the sun sign Gemini are said to be friendly, jovial and creative. They wear their emotions on their sleeve and are extremely expressive beings. The gemstone assigned to the zodiac sign of Gemini is the pearl. It is considered to be the lucky gemstone for the sun sign and there are plenty of reasons why. One of the main reasons for this is that astrologers claim that since Gemini is governed by Mercury, and pearl harnesses the power of Mercury,… View Post

Coloured stones make for meaningful and gorgeous rings, whether for yourself, a gift or an engagement. But the durability of certain gems for everyday use is often overlooked, or not known at all, too unassuming buyers. Not all precious stones are equal when it comes to resilience. Some, such as diamond, can withstand pressure and knocks without getting so much as a scratch – it is the hardest substance on earth, after all. Others, while looking exquisitely beautiful and being extraordinarily expensive, are surprisingly fragile and could crack or chip with an unsuspecting bump or careless fall. This is why… View Post

Those born under the zodiac sun sign of Pisces celebrate their birthday within the period from February 18 to March 20. Pisces is a water sign so it is not surprising that their birthstone is the beautiful aquamarine, which literally translates from Latin to mean ‘water of the sea’. The sun sign symbol of the Pisces features two fish and according to ancient folklore, aquamarine is believed to be the treasure of the mermaids. Aquamarine is known for its impressive and soothing blue colour and astrologers believe that this gem is extremely useful to the Pisceans who wear it, influencing… View Post