Finally, Is It Jewelry or Jewellery?

Finally, Is It Jewelry or Jewellery?

Once And For All, Is It Jewelry or Jewellery? To those of us in the United States, and who rely on the correct American spelling of the word jewelry, it is so official that any other spelling appears to be wrong, a simple typo we easily dismiss or gloss over. For those of us primarily…

January Garnet Birthstone
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January Garnet Birthstone

Garnet: January Birthstone The January garnet birthstone represents an especially important month, both as a delicious ruby-red  standout of a gemstone, and as a monument to a fresh new year. Ironically, the name of the delectable red garnet gemstone is taken from the Latin word, granatus, translated to English as pomegranate.   In ancient times, as…

What Makes Pearls Precious?

What Makes Pearls Precious?

What Makes Pearls Precious? To discover what makes pearls precious, we must go back as long ago as 5 BC, when the Romans and Egyptians recognized their uniqueness and natural beauty, and the pearl began its ascension to be crowned the Queen of Gems. Discovered by fishermen scouring the shores to feed their families, the…