A List of Birthstones and Their Meanings

Wearing your birthstone is a wonderful way to create a personal connection with your jewelry.  Below we’ve provided a list of birthstones for each month and their meanings… Read the full article on marketsquarejewelers.com

Demantoid Garnet, A Green Variety of January’s Birthstone

First discovered in the Ural Mountains of Russia in the 1860’s, demantoid garnet soon became a sought after gem of European aristocracy. This green gem was set in jewelry of every type, from simple Victorian rings to ornate lavalier pendants. For years it was a favored treasure, until, eventually, the mines became depleted. While this scarcity meant… Read…