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Birthstones are gemstones that are associated with the months of the year. Birthstones include garnets, diamonds, amethysts and more, and each has a specific place within the calendar.

Birthstones make a wonderful gift or subject to learn about. Whether you’re looking for information on birthstones yourself or in order to research a gift we can provide you the info you need. Learn about the birthstones before you buy to make sure you know the facts and really appreciate them.

Each birthstone is considered to have special properties and meanings behind it that have an effect on the wearer. Birthstones are often set into jewelry such as rings, necklaces, brooches, bracelet, pendants, earrings and more.


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Bloodstone / Heliotrope

Bloodstone is also known as Heliotrope, is the traditional birthstone for March. This silicate mineral is a type of chalcedony. In its classic form, it is a dark green with red jasper inclusions. The word bloodstone refers to the Read more…

facet cutting

Faceted Gemstones

Faceting refers to cutting and polishing the surface of a gem into many small, flat faces, or facets, in order to give the stone a brighter appearance. Light enters the gem and is refracted at Read more…


En Cabochon

A ‘cabochon’ is a way of processing a gemstone. It is a way of polishing and shaping a gemstone as an alternative to it being cut and faceted. Such as the moonstone jewelry in the image Read more…