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Argentium

Answer the the following question: Is argentium a) the name of a Roman emperor b) a lost city like Atlantis c) a superhero If you answered c, you are right! Argentium is superhero silver, capable of creating beautiful jewelry [ … ] Read More

Emerald and Agate-May

For May babies,(and everyone else!) there are two lovely stones-emerald and agate. Beautiful, green emeralds have been used in jewelry for thousands of years. They were considered to be a stone of Venus, the Roman goddess of love and [ … ] Read More

Diamond-April

Ever notice how many song titles have the word “diamond” or “diamonds” in them? “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”, “Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes”, “Shine On You Crazy Diamond”, and of course, “Diamonds Are A Girl’s [ … ] Read More

Moss Agate

Moss agate was one of the first stones I fell in love with. Each one I looked into seemed to have a whole world in it that was completely different from the last one. Even today, I still love [ … ] Read More

Aquamarine and Bloodstone- March

Dreamy, watery aquamarine-the name comes from Latin, and literally means “water of the sea”. It was considered to be the stone of Neptune, Roman god of the sea. Sailors carried aquamarine as protection against the songs of the sirens [ … ] Read More

Amethyst – February Birthstone

There is an ancient Roman myth about a young and chaste woman named Amethyst. One day, as she was on her way to the temple of Diana, a drunken, lustful Bacchus, who was the Roman god of wine, pursued [ … ] Read More

Garnet – January Birthstone

Beautiful, juicy, deep red garnet. The name comes from the Latin “granatum”, which means pomegranate. One is deliciously wearable and one is deliciously edible. Garnets have been used in jewellery for thousands of years, going all the way back [ … ] Read More

Sterling Silver Care part 2 of 2

Does your silver jewelry live in your bathroom? Or is it hanging around on some sort of display, or cluttered up in an open dish on a random counter top? Do you then have to go through the effort [ … ] Read More

Buying Sterling Silver Jewellery

Silver is the most brilliant, highly reflective white metal. Its durability luster and shine have been sought after for centuries, and its comparatively low price to other precious metals makes it obtainable for almost anyone. Sterling silver is usually [ … ] Read More