By Ashley Bailey
, Monday, November 09, 2009
Pearls are very feminine and classic. Great for every day wear. Also quite affordable, so good for bridesmaids gifts, mothers day, or even for a birthday. Whiteflash has a great selection of pearl jewelry. We also have the capability of providing a custom precious gem search for you. Birthstones are also an option. September’s stone is sapphire, which comes in every color of the rainbow! Red rubies can signify love.
Amethyst which has royal purple hues has always been a famous gem amongst the kings and queens. It’s also a great fall winter color. It is the birthstone of people who are born in February.
Diamond is the birthstone of April. The word, “Diamond,” is from the Greek “adamas”- meaning invincible. It can be found in all the colors of the rainbow. Diamonds are believed to be the ultimate gift for couples on their wedding day. Diamonds are valued considering the 4 C’s such as cut ,color ,clarity and carat weight.
Emerald, which has a lush green hues and a rare beauty is May’s birthstone. It is known as the “symbol of spring.” In the ancient world this gem was believed to symbolize hope, arrival of spring and rebirth. Emeralds come in various varieties of light and dark shades of green and sometimes having background hues of different colors like yellow, blue, brown of gray.
Ruby is known as the “King of Gems.” As being the ultimate red gemstone it symbolizes passion and romance and its sometimes referred to as the “blood” gemstone representing courage and bravery.
Sapphire is the ultimate blue gemstone. It is known as “The Jewel of the Sky” and is the birthstone for September. Sapphire is virtually synonymous with blue; the stone also comes in a variety of fancy colors.
Tanzanite, which was discovered in 1967 in Tanzania, is a newcomer to the gemstone market. It is known as the “Jewel of East Africa.” Tanzanite is typically brown with reddish, orange, yellow, or bronze hues.