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Sapphire – Gem of Sea and Sky

Sapphire (Sah-fire) is a Jewel of the sea, and of the sun. Its traditional blue colours are often compared with those of the open Ocean. The lighter, transparent blues match the gorgeous colours near the surface, and descend down to almost black as you dive deeper. I’m always reminded of dusk though Continue reading Sapphire – Gem of Sea and Sky

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Peridot, Gemstone of the Sun

Peridot

Whenever someone mentions “Peridot” (Peh-rih-doe), I always visualise a bright greeny-yellow stone. The colour is close to that of fresh limes, and I can’t help but conjure up pictures of vast green fields and meadows with yellow pinpricks of daisies and buttercups on a bright, hot August day without a cloud in the sky.

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AQUAMARINE the stone of Lovers and Mermaids

Aquamarine Stones

Aquamarine

Diamond and Aquamarine Pendant
A Gorgeous diamond and Aquamarine Pendant surrounded by other Aquamarines

A Gorgeous diamond and Aquamarine Pendant surrounded by other Aquamarines Aquamarine is the birthstone for March and also for the Zodiac sign of Pisces. Its name comes from the Latin aqua marina, translating as "water of the sea". Aquamarine is part of the Beryl family of gemstones, which includes Emerald.

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