Category: Birthstones

Featuring the meaning of the birthstones for each month of the year. We’ll be showcasing ruby for July, peridot for August, sapphire for September and so on!

Birthstone November | Citrine & Topaz

The traditional birthstones for November are Citrine & Topaz. Name: Topaz ~ Sanskrit for fire. Citrine ~ French for Lemon. Colors: Topaz ~ red, orange, peach, pink, gold, yellow, brown and pale blues. Citrine ~ yellow, yellow-brown & reddish-brown. Legends: Topaz was thought by the Greeks to increase strength and make it’s wearer invisible. Citrine was carried as protection from…

Birthstone September: Sapphire

The birthstone for September is the Sapphire. Now, sapphires come in all the colors of the rainbow but blue is the color most commonly associated with this birthstone. Intense rich velvety blue is the most sought after color for blue sapphires. In addition to the color, the country of origin as well the lack of enhancements also helps determine the…

Hot Pick of the Day: Color Story Peridot and Diamond Ring

Our hot pick for today is Color Story’s Peridot and diamond ring; August’s birthstone. Color Story has a wonderful collection of colored stone jewelry that is sweet and sassy. To shop for Color Story please go to JRDunn.com. Technorati Tags: [tag-tec]color story jewelry[/tag-tec], [tag-tec]peridot ring[/tag-tec], [tag-tec]diamond and peridot ring[/tag-tec], [tag-tec]fashion jewelry trends[/tag-tec], [tag-tec]designer[/tag-tec], [tag-tec]jrdunn.com[/tag-tec]

Birthstone August: Peridot

The Birthstone for August is the Peridot. And, according to the American Gem Trade Association, the Peridot has been adored since ancient times. It was even prized by the ancient Egyptians over 3500 years ago, where they referred to it as the “gem of the sun”. Where do they come from? Australia, Hawaii, the Congo, Norway, Egypt, Arizona, China, Burma…