Selecting Gemstones

Selecting Gemstones

Brooke is passionate about gemstones, hand-selecting each one for its outstanding beauty and soul. For Brooke, a perfect stone will always evoke ...

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Rhodochrosite

Rhodochrosite

Rhodochrosite is a rose-colored gemstone that was only introduced to the market around 1940. It can be recognised by its alternating raspberry red...

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Carnelian

Carnelian

Carnelian is a member of the chalcedony quartz family and is identified by its distinct orange to reddish colour with a translucent to opaque wax-...

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Diamond

Diamond

In ancient times the diamond was a symbol of courage, its name from the Greek 'adamas' meaning 'invincible'. Formed by carbon atoms, diamonds are ...

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Emerald

Emerald

The word emerald comes from the Greek 'smaragdos' meaning green stone. It is the most precious stone in the beryl group and in the precious top fo...

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Boulder Opal

Boulder Opal

Boulder Opal is unique among gemstones with its intense flashes of colour formed over 100 million years ago from hydrated silica embedded in irons...

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Tourmaline

Tourmaline

Tourmaline is the gemological name for an important group of complex gem-quality boron silicate minerals. Its name is thought to be derived from th...

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Sapphire

Sapphire

The name Sapphire derives from Greek 'sappheiros' meaning blue, yet sapphires come in a wide array of colours including pink, yellow, orange and gr...

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Turquoise

Turquoise

The word Turquoise comes from the French word "Turquie" (named after the country Turkey) as trading routes brought Turquoise from Persia through t...

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Tsavorite

Tsavorite

Tsavorite, discovered in the late 1960s in Tsavo, Kenya, is a form of Grossular garnet and is often mistaken for Emerald due to its deep green colo...

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Tanzanite

Tanzanite

Tanzanite is named after the East African state of Tanzania, discovered only in 1967 and is a gem variety of Zoisite. Its color ranges from pure bl...

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Ruby

Ruby

Ruby is one of the highest valued coloured gemstones recognised by its rich glowing colour ranging from deep red to pink. The color of ruby is its ...

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Moonstone

Moonstone

Birthstone - June Zodiac - Cancer, Libra, Scorpio. The soothing qualities of this gemstone are perfect for new mothers as it encourages inner stren...

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