The Carlsbad laboratory recently received a 1.21 ct Fancy orangy red round brilliant cut diamond (6.62–6.84 × 4.14 mm; see above) for a colored diamond grading and identification report.
Those born in January are lucky to have the beautiful and diverse garnet as their birthstone. Garnets are commonly red but also come in an extraordinary range of beautiful colors, including orange, yellow, purple and vibrant green.
Ruby is one of the four precious gemstones. The others are emerald, sapphire, and diamond.
Natural pink diamonds are among the most valuable and rare of Earth’s treasures. Top, vivid-colored stones can bring more than $2 million per carat at major auctions.
The name of this, the traditional October birthstone, is believed to have originated in India (the source of the first opals brought to the Western world), where in Sanskrit it was called upala, a “precious stone.” .
SAPPHIRE BIRTHSTONE MEANING & HISTORY The September birthstone has traditionally symbolized sincerity, truth, faithfulness and nobility.
Peridot — August’s birthstone — was known by the Egyptians as the “gem of the sun.” Valued throughout history for its distinctive grass green color, it was sometimes confused with emeralds.
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Valentine’s Day is a very old tradition, thought to have originated from a Roman festival.
The Romans had a festival called Lupercalia in the middle of February – officially the start of their springtime.
If you were born in the month of June, you are lucky enough to have three birthstones to call your own. June is one of only three months (the others are August and December) that has three birthstones, giving you a variety of beautiful birthstone choices.