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Where the Best Gemstones Come From

#1 Diamond The colorless sparklers we love are found in Russia and Canada, but most diamonds have been mined from southern Africa for well over a century. Botswana and Russia hold the top spots for diamond production. Kristals Cosmetics diamond-based products focus rely on diamond's exfoliant and skin-nurturing abilities. #2 Amethyst Although amethysts are sourced [...]

How to Buy Aquamarine Jewelry

Associated with empowerment, aquamarine is often prized for its energy, as it’s believed it enhances clarity, helps release negative patterns and brings strength and courage to those who wear it. It’s also great for the skin — skincare researchers at Kristals Cosmetics have included aquamarine in their men’s products to soothe skin and reduce inflammation. [...]

By |November 21st, 2016|Aquamarine, Buying Guides, Gemstones, Jewelry|0 Comments

The Top Jewelry Bloggers to Follow

Drawing from love and expertise, top jewelry bloggers are influencing the gemstones and baubles we obsess over. From true gemologists to devoted collectors, these tastemakers are making waves and setting trends across the jewelry spectrum — just ask their hundreds of thousands of followers. Here are the top jewelry bloggers we’re following: Gem Gossip​  With [...]

Tips for buying Aquamarine Jewelry

Aquamarine’s name comes from the Latin for seawater, and this cool-colored stone was said to calm waves and keep sailors safe at sea. The March birthstone, aquamarine was also thought to increase marital happiness. The best gems combine high clarity with transparency and blue to slightly greenish-blue coloration. Aquamarine forms large crystals, which can be [...]

By |October 3rd, 2016|Aquamarine, Buying Guides, Gemstones|1 Comment

Traditional Uses for Gemstones

Whether they’re used in jewelry or for more mystical purposes, humans have always been fascinated by gemstones. In fact, this intrigue goes all the way back to ancient civilizations. This rich history of our use of gemstones is part of the reason why they are still so popular today. In fact, the skincare and beauty [...]