The combination of large sizes, beautiful colours, plentiful supply and value for money makes fluorite a very tempting stone to use in jewelry. But
Peridot is referred to by three names: 'peridot', 'chrysolite' (from the Greek 'gold stone'), and 'olivine', (since it comes from the mineral olivine)
Its colour and rarity once gave coral the same status as diamonds, emeralds, sapphires and rubies. In recent times, coral's popularity has varied as c
Topaz is a popular mineral, occurring in large and beautifully shaped and colored crystals. Many larger splendors have been cut and polished and resid
Within this species lies a gemstone of drama and intrigue that is considered, along with the sapphire, to be the finest blue stone in existence. Tanza
Created naturally over many years, pearls are categorized as organic gem material and are amongst the oldest of precious gems. Every pearl is unique
"Good things come in small packages" such is the case with apatite. Although seldom seen in jewelry stores, and despite its small size, this stone
Sunstone is less well known than labradorite and moonstone, although it is colourful and fascinating to design.
This is the raw gemstone variety of spodumene. It was discovered e the United States in 1879 by AE Ridden, hence its name. Chromium is the coolouring
For some time, this tough, durable gemstone has been either considered a collector's stone or used industrially (in the manufacture of spark plugs!).