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Emerald: The May Birthstone

The birthstone for May babies is one of our absolute favourites (and no, we don’t say this about every gem), so we are excited to share about it today and hopefully get you to fall a little more in love with it too! Out of all gemstones, there are only four that are considered precious... [...]

MJ|April 29, 2016|Write Comment
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Diamond: The April Birthstone

We have to say, April babies, you were born on a good month. Gem lovers can definitely see the unique beauty in all kinds of gems, but the diamond definitely has a special cultural significance for us all. If the diamond is your birthstone, you have all the more reason to experience this stone beyond... [...]

Begin or Continue Your Heirloom Jewelry Collection

Do you currently own or wear anything that was gifted to you by a parent, grandparent or close relative? Today we want to talk about heirloom jewelry, which is distinctly different from antiques in the way that it is primarily special because of family connections. What qualifies a piece as heirloom jewelry is that it... [...]

MJ|March 18, 2016|Write Comment
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Aquamarine: The March Birthstone

This month’s birthstone, the aquamarine, holds a special beauty to us as Vancouver locals. The name comes refers to water and to the ocean, which we are lucky to have as a part of our city’s landscape and beauty. Aquamarines rare usually a light blue but can be found in light blue-greens as well. As... [...]

Amethyst: The February Birthstone

The February birthstone is just as stunning as January’s. Amethysts are violet colored quartz, and this popular gemstone comes in a range of color from light lilac to a dark royal purple. It is often seen in jewelry pieces cut in a multifaceted fashion to show off the different depths of color that one gem... [...]

MJ|February 4, 2016|Write Comment
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