Category Archive: birthstone

Peridot – Green Apple of My Eye

August is the heart of summer, the time that all things summertime are at their peak. So it stands to reason that the birthstone for this month would be just as bright and cheery. The gemstone Peridot does not disappoint. Peridot has been the official birthstone for August since 1912 – the same year that The Jewelers Center building was […]

Ruby – The King of Gems

Rubies are considered to be one of the four precious stones, the others being diamonds, emeralds and sapphires. But did you know that rubies are actually made of the same basic material as sapphires? The mineral corundum is responsible for creating two of our most cherished precious stones; it’s merely the color that differentiates them. Any hue of red and […]

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