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
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
Gemstones rarer than a diamond!
Who’d have thought?
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
Top ten precious gemstones – Part 2 Top ten precious gemstones part 2. At the beginning of October! Wow, how time flies. I composed a blog entitled Top ten precious gemstones. I had intended it to be a single post, however due to the size of the blog, I decided to split into two instalments. … Continue reading Top ten precious gemstones – Part 2