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GEMSTONES WE LOVE

AMAZONITE

Beautiful turquoise green color, the Amazonite is named after the Amazon River. Amazonite was utilized in jewelry making during pre-Columbian South and Central America. It may have embellished the shields of the semi-mythical Amazonians, a fascinating tribe of female warriors thought to live in the 10th century B.C. The conquerors praised it as an adornment and its ability to be carved into cult objects.

Symbol: Peace and serenity
Location: India, Brasil, Kenya, Madagascar, Tanzania, Namibia, Kenya, USA

AMETHYST

Gemstone in shades of Dark, Crimson and Lilac Violet.The ancient Greeks and Romans believed Amethyst would avoid the intoxicating powers of Bacchus, and keep the wearer clear headed.  The French poet Remy Belleau (1528–1577) created a myth in which Bacchus, the God of Wine was pursuing a maiden named Amethyste, who refused his affections. While Amethyste was praying to the gods to remain chaste, Bacchus poured wine over the stone as an offering hence dyeing the crystals in purple color. Amethyst is also the stone of the bishop in the Roman Catholic Culture.

Symbol: Sincerity, wisdom, humility
Location: Sri Lanka, Brasil, Madagascar, Uruguay, Australia
Birthstone: February

AQUAMARINE

The name "aquamarine" is derived from two Latin words: "Aqua", meaning water, and "Marina", meaning "of the sea". It has been said that this gemstone provides the wearer with protection against adversity.

Symbol: Tolerance, Patience , Strenght
Location: Brasil, Russia, Australia, United States
Birthstone: October

BLUE AGATE

Agate is a variety of Chalcedony. It can vary from opaque, translucent to transparent. Blue crystals allow the chanelling of energy to achieve a life worthy of the trust of our friends, acquaintances, and the community.

Symbol: Truth, power, spirit
Location: Brasil, Uruguay, Australia

BLUE CHALCEDONY

Its shades vary from blue to milky gray,  Chalcedony represents elegance and sobriety.

Symbol: Fraternity and goodwill
Location: Brasil,  United States, India, Madagascar

BLUE QUARTZ

Blue crystals allow the chanelling of energy to achieve a life worthy of the trust from friends, acquaintances and the community.

Symbol: Trust
Location: South Africa, United States, Brasil

BLUE TOPAZ

Blue topaz is a gemstone in shades of dark to light blue. It was believed by the ancient Greeks to provide strength. In Europe, during the Renaissance Era people believed that the topaz could break magic spells and dispel anger. For centuries in India, it was believed to assure long life beauty and intelligence when worn above the heart. 

Symbol: Long Life
Location: Brasil, Australia, United States, Tasmania, Japan

CITRINE

Citrine, in shades of yellow to golden brown, is a rare gemstone. Today, most citrine quartzs are a result of heat treatment of amethyst quartz. Nonetheless, these beautiful gemstones were worn iconically during the Victorian era. The yellow warm color of the citrine represents the sun'e energy.

Symbol: Abundance
Location: Brasil, United States, Madagascar

CORNALINE/CARNELIAN

Carnelian, in shades of vivid orange and brownish red, was considered by the Arabs to be one of the most precious King’s stones. Its warm color was associated with lions and fire. Since ancient times, this stone represents luck.  

Symbol: Fire, Power, Luck
Location: Brasil, Inde, Uruguay
Birthstone: July

CRYSTAL ROCK

Colorless from the Greek "Krystallos", meaning "ice''. In the antiquity it was regarded as The Eternal Ice. Crystal Rock amulets were carved in various shapes and motifs.

Symbol: Power, vitality
Location: Brasil, United States, Europe, Madagascar
Birthstone: April

DIAMOND

Latin "Adamas" meaning Indomitable. Diamond is the hardest and most reflective of all gemstones.It is usually colorless (mainly white), but can also come in tones of yellow, brown (Champagne), green, blue, pink and black. It’s an embodiment of luxury, beauty and rareness. Among the most famous diamonds are: The Hope (45.52 Kt), the Tiffany (128.51 Kt) and the Cullinan (530.20 Kt.) which remains the biggest diamond ever found.  

Symbol: Endless love and Strenght
Location: Ghana, Venezuela , Namibia, South Africa
Birthstone: April

EMERALD

The Emerald comes in shades of vivid green and dark green. The name comes from the greek word “smaragdos” meaning “shining”. The most admirable emerald pieces belong to the Treasure of Iran and the Schatzkammer (treasures) of Vienna .

Symbol: Happiness and Trust
Location: Colombia, South Africa
Birthstone: May

GRAY AGATE

Agate are part of the Chalcedony family. South American agate are mainly gray. Like no other color, Gray is related to modernity, reviving the minimal urban essence of the art deco jewelry.

Symbol:Strength and truth
Location:Brasil, Uruguay

GREEN AGATE

Agate is a variety of chalcedony existing in a remarkable variety of colors and textures. The crystals vary in clarity from opaque , translucent and transparent. Green Agate was highly esteemed as a talisman or amulet during ancient Greek and Roman times.  

Symbol: Vitality
Location: Brasil, Uruguay, Australia
Birthstone: April

IOLITE

The Iolite, known as Cordierite is a gemstone in tones of blue violet, named after French mineralogist, Pierre Cordier. According to a Nordic legend, iolite was considered the Viking Compass Stone. It is said that thin slices of iolite were used as glare- reducers and polarizing filters, which aided the Viking in locating the sun on a cloudy day.

Symbol: Balance, source of energy
Location: Brasil, USA, India

LAPIS LAZULI

Deep celestial blue.The golden sarcophagus of King Tutankhamon was richly inlaid with Lapis Lazuli, as were other burial ornaments of Egyptian highborns. It was used broadly in scarabs, jewelry, and ground into powder for dyes, eye shadow and medicinal elixirs. In ancient Persia and pre-Columbian America, Lapis Lazuli was a symbol of the starry night, and a favorite stone of the Islamic Orient for protection from the evil eye.  

Symbol: Spirit and power
Location: Afghanistan, Chile, United States

MILKY AMETHYST

Is a milky white translucent variety of crystalline quartz. The cloudy color is generally caused by numerous bubbles of gas and liquid in the crystal.

Symbol: Joy and compassion
Location: Brasil

MINT QUARTZ

Is an opaque Variety of green quartz also known as Prase, fuchsite inclusions cause its green color. This gem was highly appreciated by the Chinese. They were calling this gem͞imperial stone Yù͟, wearing it as a talisman of vitality.  

Symbol: Prosperity and success
Location: Brasil

MOTHER OF PEARL

Is the nacreous inner shell coating of pearl-producing mollusks. Aside from jewelry, this precious material is widely use in high tradition handcrafts such as marquetry, and cutlery. Mother of pearl comes from all over the world and can be found in saltwater and freshwater.

Symbol: Security and well-being
Location: Australia, Japan, Central America, the Philippines, the South Pacific Islands, South America, China, French Polynesia, Europe, North America and Southeast Asia.

MALACHITE

Malachite is a unique, green and black banded gem material. Archeological remains reveal that Egyptians carved these hard stones as early as 4000 BC. If kept as money, malachite was known to increase wealth. Merchants also wore the stones during business transactions to attract profitable deals.

Symbol: Wealth, Protection
Location: Congo, Australia, Chile

ONYX

Onyx stones have been correlated with capturing demons and spirits. Cultures all over the world utilize this material to create beautiful jewelry. For example, the celebrated Amber Room of St. Petersburg, Russia, contained mosaics made from marble and onyx. While the ancient Greeks and Romans used it to carve stunning cameos.  

Symbol: Determination and perseverance
Location: Brasil, Madagascar, China
Birthstone: August

PEARL

For centuries, natural pearls have been a symbol of richness and nobility and the fascination still prevails. Royal and wealthy families cherish natural pearls and are often seen as a token of affection that is passed on from one generation to the next.

Symbol: Health, beauty and authenticity
Location: Congo, Australia, Chile
Birthstone: June

PERIDOT

Named by the Egyptians, "gem of the sun" Peridot has constantly been correlated with light. The word peridot comes from the Arabic "faridat", which means "gem". This gem comes in shades of yellowish, olive and brownish green. The most beautiful comes from Myanmar. Some historians believe that Cleopatra’s famous emerald collection might have actually been peridot. During the medieval times, peridot and emerald were confused often. For instance, for centuries, people believed the fabulous 200 kt gems adorning the shrine of the Three Holy Kings in Germany’s Cologne Cathedral were emeralds but in fact they were peridot.   

Symbol: Prosperity
Location: South Africa, Australia, Brasil, Myanmar
Birthstone: September

PINK QUARTZ

In shade of vivid to delicate pale rose pink, rose quartz jewelry was known to be crafted by the Assyrians around 800-600 BC. The Assyrians, along with the Romans, were believed to have been the first to use this stone. People in the earliest recorded times believed in the magical powers of quartz. Ancient Roman, Egyptian, and Greek civilizations used quartz crystals as powerful talismans. The Romans used rose quartz as a seal to signify ownership, and Egyptians believed the stone could prevent aging.

Symbol: Tenderness, maternal love
Location: Brasil, United States, Madagascar
Birthstone: January

PRASIOLITE

Gemstones in shades of pale yellowish green.Prasiolite from the Greek words ‘’Prason” meaning leek, and lithos, ‘’stone’’ for its green leek color. Also known as green amethyst,  prasiolite is a stone that represents originality and courage and can promote self-determination. Prasiolite is associated with growth and abundance.  

Symbol: Self-determination, Abundance
Location: Brasil, Etats-Unis

PURPLE JADE

Chinese poets tell that the melodious sound produced by jade, simulates the voice of a loved one, an embodiment of the essence of love. Jade, in all forms, is valued most for its metaphysical properties. It is the ultimate "Dream Stone," revered to access the spiritual world and encourage creativity.  An amulet of good luck and friendship, Jade signifies wisdom.

Symbol: Wisdom, luck, spirituality
Location: China, Birmania

RHODOCHROSITE

Rhodochrosite hues vary from rose pink to red cherry and are found in both as transparent crystal and banded stalagtite rock. It emanates one of the most tender and loving energies of any stone, soothing the heart, comforting the soul, and vibrating to the frequencies of inner peace. It is a marvelous talisman of joy and healing.

Symbol: Love and Joy
Location: Argentina, South Africa, Chile

RUBY

Latin "Rubeus" , meaning reddish. When the color is pigeon 's blood, red with a touch of blue, it is considered the most fine Ruby color. Ruby adorned the most prestigious tiaras in the world such as The "Bains de mer" designed for Grace of Monaco and The King Edward VII ruby Tiara for Princess Margareta of Sweden.

Symbol: Joy and Satisfaction
Location: Myanmar, Thailandia, Sri lanka, Russia
Birthstone: July

RUTILATED QUARTZ

Colorless with inclusions of rutiles so called as "Venus Hair". Rutilated quartz may enhance mental and physical stability. It is famous for diminishing fears, depression and decision-making.

Symbol: Mental clarity
Location: Brasil

SAPPHIRE

Meaning  "Blue Stone" in Hebrew, Sapphires come in a wide range of colors: blue, pink, orange, yellow, green, violet, black and colorless. Historically, the most prestigious sapphires came from Kashmir (India). The American Museum of Natural History in New York houses the most prestigious and largest star sapphire ever cut called the "Star of India" ( 536 Kt. )

Symbol: Faithfulness and Wisdom
Location: Myanmar, Thailandia, Sri lanka
Birthstone: April

SMOKY QUARTZ

Gemstone in shades of brown, black and smokey gray. Smokey Quartz is the national gem of Scotland. The Celts were mining the brownish-gray Quartz in the Cairngorm Mountains of the Scottish highlands, calling the dark brown crystals they found "Morion", and the yellow-brown crystals "Cairngorm". Smoky Quartz was known as a Stone of Power to the ancient Druids. 

Symbol: Endurance, positive spirit
Location: Brasil, United States, Madagascar, Russia

TANZANITE

Lush blue velvet. Rich royal purple. Exotic tanzanite is found in only one place on earth, near majestic Kilimanjaro.

Symbol: Luck
Location: Tanzania

TIGER EYE

Known for its remarkable "chatoyancy" and rich layers of gold and brown color.  This stone was used by the Egyptians as eyes for their deity statues, to express divine vision and provide protection from Ra, the God of the Sun and Geb the Gold of the Growing Land. This gem is also linked to the mystical tiger.

Symbol: Strenght and determination
Location: South Africa, Australia, China, United States
Birthstone: November

TSAVORITE GARNET

Gemstone with an intense green color. Tsavorite is a stone that is said to help find the inner beauty both in oneself and others.

Symbol: Tolerance and Strenght
Location: Kenya, Tanzania

TURQUOISE

From blue sky , greenish blue, to apple green Turquoise  means : "Stone of Turkey". This opaque stone has been valued for thousands of years. Today the finest turquoise is found in Iran. 

Symbol: Success and Trust
Location: Iran, Afghanistan, Argentina
Birthstone: December

WHITE AGATE

People in the earliest recorded times believed in the magical powers of the Agate. Ancient Roman, Egyptian, and Greek civilizations used quartz crystals as potent talismans. The Romans used rose quartz as a seal to signify ownership, while Egyptians believed the stone could prevent aging.

Symbol: Peace and serenity
Location: Brasil, Uruguay, Australia