September Birthstone: Sapphire

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The stunning sapphire is the birthstone for any lucky person born in September. Sapphire is a corundum, an aluminium oxide with a trigonal crystal structure and is in the same family as the ruby, but it is most widely known from … Read More

Rock Exhibition Recap

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Well, what a blast that was! It is always such an intense period of time preparing for the show. If I was organised, I would start making stock for the show in the new year, but there always seems something … Read More

Case Study: Hannah

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Hannah approached me to remodel her mothers ring. She wanted something a bit different to my usual work, but liked the idea of having a set of stacking rings. I felt excited about doing something different to my usual work … Read More

August Birthstone: Peridot

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The magnificent peridot (otherwise known as Olivine) is the birthstone for August and also happens to be one of the oldest and most important known gemstones – it dates back as early as 1500 B.C. according to ancient records! Peridot forms … Read More

July Birthstone: Ruby

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Ruby is the fascinating birthstone for July. As the hardest mineral after diamond this beautiful gemstone has some fascinating properties and has a rich history. It also happens to be one of the most valuable and highly sought after gemstones … Read More

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