Topaz – the Symbol of Love?

Image of blue topaz

Topaz has been a popular gemstone for centuries, with ancient civilizations bestowing powers on the gemstone. These powers, while a little exaggerated, nevertheless gave Topaz an important status within society. These stones come in many different colors and color is perhaps the single most determining factor of its value. What Color of Topaz gemstone is … Read more

Opal Gemstones made simple

Opal Gemstone

Opal is a beautiful, unique gem that derives it’s name from the Latin word “opalus,” meaning ‘precious jewel’. The opal is a non-crystalline mineraloid. It is a form of silica that is found in lumps with intricate and delicate internal displays of color, rather than the norm of externally-ordered crystals. It is this lack of … Read more