Peridot: The Gem of the Sun

A look at August’s radiant birthstone Peridot is most well known for being the birthstone for August and the traditional anniversary gemstone gift for 16th anniversaries. There is a deep history and many mythological lore surrounding this beautiful bright green stone that has been prized for centuries.  Early records indicate that Peridot was a gemstone … Continue Reading

Gemstone of the Week: Amethyst

Amethyst is a beautiful, semi-precious stone that varies in different shades of purple. It is supportive of the emotional body, thus restoring balance to those who are overworked and stressed. It is believed that amethyst has the power to protect its wearer from drunkenness and can calm those who are hot-tempered. Many people believe this … Continue Reading