A shiny and precious grey/white metal. It is a very resistant mineral and has been used for ornamental purposes since the earliest of times. It is a lustrous metal valued for its decorative beauty.
Is a metallic combination of copper and zinc. It often has a bright gold or reddish-gold appearance. It has higher malleability than both bronze and zinc. It resists corrosion and therefore prevents gradual destruction that may occur from chemical reactions with the environment.
According to Indian mythology, the name emerald was first translated from Sanskrit as “marakata,” meaning “the green of growing things.” It was once believed that a high-quality emerald would change hues to alert the wearer to impending danger. The Emerald is an extremely precious green stone that is unparalleled by color and is considered one of the four most precious gemstones.
The pearl is a symbol of knowledge and bliss. Nothing says elegance like a Pearl with its radiant charm and beauty. Smooth and lustrous, pearls have won great distinction all throughout history.
Pearls are formed when an irritant such as a grain of sand becomes trapped in the mollusk. A mollusk is an animal such as an oyster and clam. The mollusk secretes substances to protect itself and a pearl is formed. It is a miracle of nature.
Pearls come in a variety of colors, from white to black and every shade in between.
It is the most precious and valuable ‘blue’ gemstone. It is very desirable due to its color, hardness, durability and luster. Throughout history Kings wore sapphires as a way to protect themselves from harm. Today the sapphire is perceived as a stone of wisdom.
Diamonds are the most beautiful and ancient creations of nature. A precious stone that is clear and formed from pure carbon. It is the hardest naturally occurring substance. The name derives from the Greek word ‘Adamas’ meaning indestructible.