Amethyst and Citrine. Those two colors stand for pure happiness and in combination symbolize a piece of the rainbow
Pink Tourmaline and Mandarin Garnet. Those two gemstones combined remind us of pure sunshine and an explosion of color.
Those calm and beautiful cashmere tones have a calming effect and through their shimmer give a very positive attitude.
The most sought-after stone among all quartz stones. The name comes from the ancient Greek words 'a méthystos' meaning: »not intoxicated« as it was believed to protect from the effects of drinking too much alcohol. According to Leonardo da Vinci Amethyst dissipates evil thoughts and quickens intelligence. ➡️ Create your own
The color giving substance is iron. Its name probably comes from the cornel cherry. This gemstone is a variety of chalcedony. Similar to the first blaze of equinox brilliance or the surprising fire of sunset, the carnelian gemstone really mesmerizes. The bold energy of this gemstone can bring a rush of joy and warmth that will linger, stimulate, and empower. Known as the stone of courage, leadership, endurance, and motivation carnelians have inspired and secured throughout history. ➡️ Create your own
Citrine is named after the color of lemons. It belongs to the quartz group of gemstones. Along with amethyst, it is one of the most popular gemstones in the quartz group and is often prized for its excellent transparency. It is believed to promote creativity, help personal clarity and eliminate self-destructive tendencies. This November birthstone is associated with hope, strength, youth and fidelity. Most stones are discovered in Brazil and Central Africa. ➡️ Create your own
Emeralds have been viewed as a sign of wealth and royalty for centuries, sometimes even rivaling the rarity and value of a diamond. Being one of the four recognized gemstones along with rubies, sapphires, and diamonds, emeralds have a rich and vibrant history. Emeralds are made from Beryl, just like aquamarine and their green color comes from chromium and vanadium. Columbia yields some of the finest emeralds in the world and is responsible for mining over 50% of all emerald production worldwide. ➡️ Create your own
The word derives from the Latin expression malum granatum, used to indicate the similarity of the red variant with pomegranate grains. The kinds most used for jewelry are known as Pyrop and Almadine or a combination of both called Rhodolith. Pyrop was the fashion stone of the 18th and 19th century. Almadin can be found in Brazil, India, Madagaskar, Sri Lanka or Austria.➡️ Create your own
Moonstone is composed of Orthoclase and Albite, two species from the Feldspar group. Rainbow Moonstone is a name often given to Labradorite in a white matrix. It is the birthstone of June.
A stone for »new beginnings«, Moonstone is a stone of inner growth and strength. It soothes emotional instability and stress, and stabilises the emotions, providing calmness. Moonstone enhances intuition, promotes inspiration, success and good fortune in love and business matters. ➡️ Create your own
Its characteristic green color is due to the presence of iron in its chemical formula. Its vitreous luster creates a fascinating and unmistakable »dense and cloudy« effect, reminiscent of olive oil: hence the origin of the term olivine, another name used in jewelry for this gem. It used to commemorate the 16th wedding anniversary. Having been found in meteorites, Peridot has always been associated with light. In fact, the Egyptians called it the »gem of the sun«. Some believed that it protected its owner from »terrors of the night«, especially when it was set in gold. Some Peridot samples are truly ancient as they come from meteorites that have travelled our solar systems from the time it began forming. Peridot, associated with the month of August, is believed to instill power. ➡️ Create your own
Ruby comes from the Latin word »rubens« meaning red. Rubies are made of corundum. Corundum comes in many other colors, but those colors are classified as sapphires. Rubies symbolize power and protection. When worn as a talisman, ruby was believed to help protect warriors in battle. It is the birthstone for the month of July. ➡️ Create your own
The word sapphire is derived from the Latin and Greek words for »blue«: sapphirus and sappheiros, which may have originally referred to another type of blue stone called Lapis Lazuli. Sapphire is the birthstone for the month September.
When you think of sapphires, you probably think of a rich blue color, but sapphires actually come in almost every color of the rainbow—including pink, peach, orange, yellow, green, teal, and purple. Red sapphires are known as rubies (both are varieties of the mineral corundum).
Classic blue sapphires contain iron and titanium, and trace elements of chromium can turn corundum pink, while more chromium turns it into a ruby. The only natural item that can scratch a sapphire is a diamond. ➡️ Create your own
Is named after the East African state Tanzania and was unveiled by Tiffany & Co. in 1968. Tanzanite is a blue-violet variety of the mineral zoisite. It stands out because of its »trichroism«, which means it appears to change colour from blue to violet when turned in the light. ➡️ Create your own
The name comes from the island of Topazos, in the Red Sea. Pure Topaz is colorless, known as allochromatic, and trace elements such as chromium, iron and manganese are responsible for its various tints. Color giving substance is iron and chrome. The ancient Greeks believed that Topaz gave them strength. In Europe during the Renaissance people thought that Topaz could break magic spells and dispel anger. For centuries, many people in India believed that Topaz worn above the heart assures long life, beauty, and intelligence.
There are three types of Topaz: London, Swiss and Sky. Sky Blue Topaz, once rare, is now created using modern processes like irradiation. ➡️ Create your own
Despite being known during ancient times in the mediterranean area, Tourmaline was imported by the Dutch in 1703 from Ceylon to Europe. They named it after the sangheili word »turmali« meaning »stone with diverse colors«. Monochrome Tourmalines are very rare. Tourmalines with red cores are commonly known as watermelon Tourmalines. Tourmaline is mainly found in Brazil. ➡️ Create your own
As it is a garnet, it is the birthstone for the month of January. Tsavorite is a rich, deep green colored garnet. It was discovered in Tsavo National Park, Kenya, in 1967 by Campbell Bridges, and was introduced to the trade in the 1970's. Tiffany & Co. coined the name Tsavorite in 1974. Tsavorite looks similar to an emerald but is more brilliant and durable. ➡️ Create your own
Turquoise meaning »turkish stone« as its trade route went via Turkey. Its blue color derives from copper. It is the designated birthstone for the month of December. Turquoise is one of the world’s oldest gemstones and has been used in jewelry for thousands of years. Tibetans revered the gemstone as a talisman of good fortune. To this day, Turquoise remains to be the most prized gemstone in Tibet. The most valuable Turquoise gemstones can be found in Northeast Iran. Other notable deposits can be found in Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, Israel, Mexico, Tanzania, and the United States. ➡️ Create your own