Looking ahead to 2022, the creatives in the jewelry industry are moving away from the big and sparkly combinations from the 80’s, 90’s and early 2000’s, and creating sleek modern jewelry that showcases colored gemstones in a new light.
The end of the year is special for countless cultures and people around the world! From Saint Nicholas Day and Christmas to St. Lucia Day, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Boxing Day, Omisoka and many others, families and loved ones look forward to gathering at this time of year.
It is believed that the first gemstone discoveries were accidental finds, stumbled upon by hunter-gatherers in streams or mud. Even unpolished, their color has fascinated human beings since the beginning of time.
Since the early 1900’s the signs of the zodiac, and more specifically months of birth, have been linked to gemstones. July is the month allocated to Rubies, so thought this would be a good time to tell you more about our favorite gem.
What’s not to love about these exquisite gems? Commonly known to be blue, sapphires actually come in a variety of colors; they can be colorless, yellow, green, orange, black, purple, pink and everything in between.
July is Ruby Month! Since the early 1900’s the signs of the zodiac, and more specifically months of birth, have been linked to gemstones. What better time to celebrate the enduring radiance and beauty of rubies than July?
Colored Gemstones have always fascinated us! There’s something so mysterious, and also unbelievable, when you think of what it took for our Earth to create such Treasures.
People all over the globe have traded gemstones since time immemorial. Imagine a hunter-gatherer seeing a sparkling pebble in the stream and being immediately captivated by its glow and color!