Rainbow Moonstone – June Birthstone

Rainbow Moonstone is June’s birthstone. The most common moonstone comes from the mineral adularia, named for an early mining site. The finest classical moonstones, colorlessly transparent with a blue shimmer, come from Sri Lanka. Since these sources of high-quality blue moonstones have essentially been mined out, prices have risen sharply. The finest moonstones show a … Read more

Opal and Tourmaline October Birthstones

Opal and Tourmaline are both some of the most beautiful and untraditional of all gemstones. opal, symbolizes faithfulness and confidence. The word comes from the Latin opal us, meaning “precious jewel.”  Precious opal can flash a number of colors such as bright yellow, orange, green, blue, red or purple. Opal has always been associated with love … Read more