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

Those born under the Cancer zodiac sign are known to be fiercely loyal and highly emotional, two traits often associated closely with the feeling of intense love. It’s no wonder then that the cancer birthstone representing these intuitive and imaginative beings is the ruby – the king of precious gems referred to as Ratna Raj in Sanskrit text. It’s intense hue and mesmerising sparkle a reflection of the embolden vibrancy and passion within a Cancerian’s soul. Cancer Birthstone Colour: Ruby Red The most precious and expensive rubies are a deep, rich red. In face, the word ‘ruby’ is derived from… View Post