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What is the August Birthstone?

by Emily Wilkinson
If you were born in August there are actually three birthstones for the month. Spinel and sardonyx are also birthstones, but for the sake of this post we are going to focus on the most popular and well known one: peridot. Learn more about t…
What is the July Birthstone?

What is the July Birthstone?

by Emily Wilkinson
The Ruby is the birthstone for those born during the month of July! Often the month of July is HOT virtually everywhere around the country, so it’s fitting that the birthstone of July is the blazing red ruby. This gemstone is high…
What is the June Birthstone?

What is the June Birthstone?

by Emily Wilkinson
If you were born in the month of June, you have three different birthstones - pearl, alexandrite, and moonstone - giving you a variety of choices for your style and budget. Each of the three birthstones for June have different meaning…
What is the May Birthstone?

What is the May Birthstone?

by Emily Wilkinson
May brings the resurgence of greenery, blooms, and all things that are reminiscent of spring. It’s only fitting that the birthstone for May is Emerald, a beautiful green hue that evokes revival and renewal. Emerald has been belove…
Not All of the 4 Cs are Equal

Not All of the 4 Cs are Equal

by Emily Wilkinson
When diamond shopping, you’ll most certainly hear a jeweler mention the “4-Cs.” It’s how the jewelry industry rates diamonds around the world. Cut, Color, Clarity, and Carat weight. Each of the four qualities com…