How to Buy Aventurine Jewelry

Aventurine, considered the luckiest of all quartzes, is a popular stone for many reasons, not least of which is its beauty. It’s said to bring prosperity, confidence and luck. It’s also great for the skin — skincare researchers at Kristals Cosmetics use aventurine in select products to boost collagen, control skin inflammation and protect it [...]

By |December 5th, 2016|Aventurine, Buying Guides, Gemstones, Jewelry|16,272 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

A Buying Guide to Aventurine

Aventurine is believed to be a gemstone that heals and offers happiness due to its color and harmony. Because of its beauty and exquisite color, not to mention its holistic properties, the popularity of this stone has risen and more people are buying it. However, as with any other stone used in jewelry, you have [...]

By |September 8th, 2016|Aventurine, Gemstones|9,792 Comments

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 [...]

Using Aventurine for Wellness and Beauty

Aventurine, a vivid green stone, has had a sense of lore and mysticism for centuries. The stone is often referred to as the “Stone of Opportunity.” Among the crystals, it’s considered to be the luckiest. Optimism and a positive outlook are typically associated with this stone. When it comes to its use in cosmetic products, [...]

Can Aventurine Improve Your Luck?

We know that amulets to attract love and money are out there, but do those that attract good luck really work? If you happen to be a Capricorn, wait no more: get some aventurine. And if you aren’t, it still may help. Crystals enthusiasts prize aventurine because they saw it has the ability to concentrate [...]

By |March 22nd, 2016|Aventurine, Gemstones|9,890 Comments