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October Birthstones

October Birthstones

  October Birthstones Opal Opal is the birthstone for the month of October, along with pink tourmaline. It is also the stone given on the 14th wed...

The two birthstones of March

The two birthstones of March

The two birthstones of March March has two birthstones – aquamarine and bloodstone. Aquamarine Aquamarines vary in colour from deep blue to blue-...

Garnet Gemstones

Garnet Gemstones

Now the festive season is over and we are already into the start of 2019, it is time to prepare for the year ahead. If we are not careful, we can u...

What is a topaz gem stone?

What is a topaz gem stone?

What is a topaz gem stone? The topaz gemstone is a silicate mineral of aluminium and fluorine. It is one of the hardest naturally occurring mineral...

January garnets

January garnets

It's the same every year.. we stress about Christmas, struggle to remember all the people to buy gifts for, run to the shops on Christmas Eve to ge...