July 21, 2017

August’s Birthstone: PERIDOT & SPINEL

PERIDOT 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 […]
July 15, 2017

Gemstone Personality

In 2014, the International Gem Society (IGS) held an essay contest. Members were asked to write short pieces promoting awareness of colored gemstones. The following essay […]
July 12, 2017

New Testament’s Foundation Stones

June 22, 2017

July’s Birthstone: RUBY

Red is the color of our most intense emotions—love and anger, passion and fury. It’s associated with objects of power and desire—like fast cars and red […]