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Ruby Gemstone

Ruby Gemstone: All Information and Buying Guide

AKA “King of the Gemstones”, the ruby is the birthstone for July. But what makes the ruby so special to have earned such an illustrious title as the undisputed ruler of the...

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Citrine gemstones

Citrine Gemstones and Jewelry Buying Guides

Like brown, orange has never been one of my favourite colours until I discovered the corresponding coloured gems – brown or chocolate diamonds and orange, orange-red, and tangerine gemstones. Now,...

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Coloured Gemstones

Coloured Gemstones Buying Guide

For those of us who are not gemologists and know little about chemistry, I’d wager that the subject of minerals is not something we are familiar with but it is...

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Green Gemstones

Green Gemstones, Greenery Vancouver

When I think of the word ‘greenery’ the first image that comes to mind is the green stuff florists put in their bouquets, green stuff of every description, leaves, ferns...

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Diamond Engagement rings

Diamond Engagement rings

Engagement Rings Getting engaged is surely one of life’s happiest and most significant events for the ring signals acceptance to the formal proposal of marriage and exclaims to the world...

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Custom Halo Purple Sapphire Engagement Ring

Custom sapphire and Diamond engagement ring

This beautiful custom sapphire and diamond engagement ring is a 19K white gold and is of cast manufacture. The ring has a center sapphire set in a four prong setting with a halo...

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Aquamarine Gemstone, Jewelry Vancouver

Aquamarine Gemstone Vancouver

The birthstone for March, the Aquamarine is a gem of incredible beauty that is loved by women the world over because it compliments every skin tone and every eye colour. It is...

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Fancy Coloured Diamonds

Fancy Coloured Diamonds

Diamonds and Fancies We all know certain words are used when we speak of diamonds, e.g. ice, bling, rock and we know about the 4 Cs – colour, cut, clarity, carat...

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Tsavorite

Tsavorite Garnet, Gemstones, Jewelry

The Tsavorite belongs to the Garnet Family of Gemstones and like the Green Garnet it is sometimes mist kingly identified as an emerald because its colour is similar to that of an...

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Spinel Gemstones and Jewelry

Spinel Gemstones and Jewelry Buying Guide

The Spinel is a most interesting gem. Maybe you know it? But could you identify it in a group of gems where there is no caption to say which is...

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Topaz Gemstone - Pink Topaz

Topaz Gemstone and Jewelry

Topaz in that beautiful warm golden colour is the birthstone for November with the Blue Topaz being one of December’s birthstones. But Topaz is not limited to just these two colours; rather, Topaz colours...

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London Blue Topaz

Blue Sapphire, Topaz and Apatite - Buying Guide

Again, there are many true-blue gemstones too numerous to identify here so I am limiting my choice to my favourites:  Neon Blue Apatite, Blue Topaz and, of course, Blue Sapphire.  There...

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