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
Believe, it or not the picture below of what looks like, and I am so tempted to say a lump of coal, although I suppose technically it is.
Top ten precious gemstones – no one can deny the lure of precious gemstones.
Whether you are an enthusiastic amateur, a seasoned connoisseur or even a gemstone investor.
Guide to gemstones -some myths and legends – Moonstone. Guide to gemstones -some myths and legends – Moonstone. 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… Continue reading Guide to gemstones – some myths and legends – Moonstone.