Guide to gemstones – some myths and legends – Ruby

Guide to gemstones – some myths and legends – Ruby. Gemstones have played various roles in the myths and legends of human cultures throughout history. Some tell a story or are believed to have special powers, but all of them share a common beauty. Each gemstone is unique with a special colour, birthplace and story.… Continue reading Guide to gemstones – some myths and legends – Ruby

Guide to gemstones – some myths and legends – Pearls

Guide to gemstones – some myths and legends – Pearls Guide to gemstones – some myths and legends – Pearls Gemstones have played various roles in the myths and legends of human cultures throughout history. Some tell a story or are believed to have special powers, but all of them share a common beauty. Each… Continue reading Guide to gemstones – some myths and legends – Pearls

Guide to gemstones – some myths and legends – Emerald

Guide to gemstones – some myths and legends – Emerald Guide to gemstones – some myths and legends – Emerald. Gemstones have played various roles in the myths and legends of human cultures throughout history. Some tell a story or are believed to have special powers, but all of them share a common beauty. Each… Continue reading Guide to gemstones – some myths and legends – Emerald

When is a diamond not…..?

  When is a diamond not……..? No, it’s not a  trick question? Diamond Diamonds as we all know, are to coin a phrase “a piece of coal that has done well under pressure”. Seriously! The gemstone is a solid form of the element carbon with its atoms arranged in a crystal structure. Most natural diamonds… Continue reading When is a diamond not…..?

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