Month: October 2016

A Basic Guide in Buying Quality Opal Gemstone

Blog | October 21st, 2016

With opals being the October birthstone, many people are in search of jewellery that contains this gemstone either to wear or for a gift. Before purchasing any pieces of opal jewellery, though, you need to realise how to detect quality stones. Experts grade opal gemstones ranging from extra fine to below commercial classifications in accordance to the directionality of the flashes, cut, imperfections and colours of these stones. Refer to the guide below to learn additional in-depth information about how […]

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Tourmaline and Opal: October Birthstones

Blog | October 10th, 2016

The October birthstones are two remarkable types of gemstones, namely tourmaline and opal. While they are both visually appealing, they differ from each other in a number of different ways. Each one will enhance the jewellery of one’s choice when he or she wishes to wear his or her birthstone daily or to special events. Below, we share a brief description of each of these gemstones along with other pertinent information. FACTS ABOUT TOURMALINE GEMSTONES As a crystalline boron silicate […]

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