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Turquoise Gemstone

 Turquoise can be described as an opaque, blue to green mineral which is a hydrous phosphate of aluminum and copper. Owing to it’s scarcity and unique hue, the mineral has been prized as an ornamental stone for thousands of years dating back to the First Dynasty probably 3000 years ago. The word turquoise was coined […]


The Astrological Significance And History Of Zircon As A December Birthstone Embracing your Zodiac sign and birth month are deeply symbolic acts if you believe in Astrology. Wearing birthstone jewellery is a popular way to harness the power of significant gems, and December children are privileged with a choice of stones. One of the more […]


No Stone Left Unturned When it comes to different gemstones, most of us are familiar with the common ones such as diamonds, rubies, sapphires, emeralds, opals, and pearls. These gemstones have been around for centuries, and are therefore the most familiar to us. Pirates and thieves have coveted these gemstones, and their stories have been […]