In from the cold

In from the cold, think about gemstone mining and you might think of Diamonds being mined in Africa, or maybe even gold in Australia. You may even think of Zambian Emeralds. All of which are mined in hot climates. However, at the other end of the climate spectrum there are some gemstones whose journeys are… Continue reading In from the cold

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Wedding Anniversary gemstones

Wedding Anniversary gemstones Wedding Anniversary gemstones. Andrew and I will be celebrating our tenth anniversary in September and it got me thinking what lovely gift I could expect from my loving husband. We have all heard of or read about the wedding anniversary meanings at some point in our lives. You know what I am… Continue reading Wedding Anniversary gemstones

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Treasures of the Ancients

Treasures of the ancients. If you were to carry out a survey asking “What is the most coveted gemstone of all”? I can guarantee that almost everyone asked would say “Diamond”. Ever since Frances Gerety, (1916-1999) came up with the phrase “A Diamond is Forever” for DeBeers in 1948 a slogan still in use today,… Continue reading Treasures of the Ancients

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