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

June Birthstone: Pearl and Alexandrite

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From the organic pearl to the rare alexandrite, the two both have unique and fascinating qualities. Although June is known for having two, but up to three birthstones.  Pearl is the most traditional June birthstone. It’s the only birthstone made from a … Read More

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