Antique jewellery should be considered an investment piece; something that you can pass down to your children in the future. If you look after your antique jewellery well you can ensure it holds its value for years to come.
Birthstones describe precious stones which have come to represent a month of the year. These days we take for granted the fact that each month lays claim to its own gemstone and that gemstones represent the months. Which stones, though, represent which months – and what are they said to mean?
Garnets have been valued by humankind for over 5000 years. In ancient times garnets were often referred to using the term ‘carbuncle’, which derives its origins from old North French and can be roughly translated to mean ‘fiery jewel’.
Gemstone jewellery is a term which covers a wide range of jewellery styles and designs which each contain one or more beautiful gemstone. There is a huge array of natural gemstones out there all found in different parts of the world which are all aesthetically very different.