Aquamarine

Aquamarine

Aquamarine is the beautiful birthstone of March.  It evokes the purity of crystalline waters, and the exhilaration and relaxation of the sea. It is calming, soothing, and cleansing, and inspires truth, trust and letting go. In ancient lore, Aquamarine was believed to be the treasure of mermaids, and was used by sailors as a talisman…

Amethyst

Amethyst is one of my favourite gemstones, not only is it Roseanna’s birthstone but it is also my daughter’s. From pale lilac to rich deep purple, February’s birthstone is associated with balance, sincerity, inner strength and a calm disposition.  It’s thought by some that wearing your birthstone can be good luck for the bearer and…

Jewellery – The Sentimental Truth

sentiment /ˈsɛntɪm(ə)nt noun 1. A view or opinion that is held or expressed. 2. Exaggerated and self-indulgent feelings of tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia. Sentimentality often involves situations which evoke very intense feelings: love affairs, friendship bonds made and broken, childbirth.  It could be a piece of music, a photograph, a scent or a piece of…

The Perfect Gift For Valentine’s Day – It’s All About The ‘Little Red Glove’

Now that all the Christmas madness and merriment is over and we are back into our usual routines, it’s all too easy to forget that we are leading up to the most romantic day of the year. A day when we take the opportunity to show the one we love how much they mean to…