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 zodiac sign of Leo, between July 22 and August 23, are passionate beings, their zodiac symbol the mighty lion – the king of the jungle. The zodiac birthstone for Leo is, aptly, the lush green Peridot that bears a close resemblance to nature’s most loved hue. Leos are regal individuals, with an aura of royalty that surrounds them. They also enjoy being fawned upon and appreciate material comforts and luxuries. They value loyalty above everything and are extremely generous and giving to those who they are close to. Leos as individuals are generally very dynamic people,… View Post