The 858 carat “Gachala Emerald” was found at the Vega de San Juan mine in Gachalá, originally unearthed in 1967. The Gachala is one of the largest rough emeralds found to date, and was donated to the Smithsonian Institution by … Continue reading
The Chalk Emerald
The superb clarity and deep green color of the 37.82-carat Chalk Emerald ranks amoung the very finest Colombian emeralds. According to legend, it was once the centerpiece of an emerald and diamond necklace belonging to a maharani of the former … Continue reading
Emerald Birthstone Facts
Emerald Birthstone Powers – Symbolizes serenity and peace of mind May Birthstone Color – Green Symbol – Love, Success Anniversary Year – 20th and 35th Year Anniversary Stone This stone represents rebirth and it is believed that wearer gets foresight, … Continue reading
May Birthstone: All about the Emerald
Emeralds are traditionally thought to enhance the clairvoyance of their wearers, and to promote healing and enhance love and contentment. Read more about May’s birthstone here.
In honour of the Color of the Year, we are dedicating this months blog posts to the Emerald. From jewels, to style, décor, and beauty…we’re scoping out the latest in Emerald trends. See here for more.
Emerald: The Color of the Year
In January 2013, Pantone announced the “it” color for the year: Emerald. It just so happens that the Emerald is the birthstone for the month of May! We’ll be dedicating a series of posts this month to Emerald: the stone, … Continue reading
The Great Star of Africa
The second famous diamond we are featuring: The Great Star of Africa. The largest rough gem-quality diamond ever found (3,106.75 carats; 621.35 g), the Great Star of Africa diamond was discovered at the Premier Diamond Mine in South Africa in 1905. It is … Continue reading
The Hope Diamond
This month we are featuring some of the world’s most famous diamonds. The Hope Diamond comes with quite a story, and a curse to boot! Read here for more of it’s history.
Since we’re celebrating 30 Days of Diamond Giveaways, and the diamond is the birthstone for the month of April, we’re admiring famous diamonds. Which of these Worlds 10 Most Famous Diamonds do you covet? Read more here.
Spring Jewelery and Color Report
From mix-matching colors, to bold patterns, and over-the-top sizes, BIG, BRIGHT, and BOLD are three must haves this spring. Read on for all the latest Spring colors and trends.