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the august birthstone edit: peridot

August is upon us and with the new month brings a new birthstone to obsess over. Peridot is the birthstone for the eighth month of the year, a gemstone which is said to ward off nightmares and have healing powers. The peridot stone is a lime green colour, which comes about through its high content of iron and magnesium in its makeup. “How is this …

the july birthstone edit: ruby

Ruby, Ruby, Ruby, Ruby We couldn’t start the July birthstone edit without a reference to this classic Kaiser Chiefs song. So now you know that the July birthstone is a ruby, lets learn a little about this precious stone. The deep red stone is said to represent love, courage and emotion, and is also believed to bring good fortune to the wearer. Alongside the diamond, …

the june birthstone edit: pearl, alexandrite & moonstone

If you’re a June baby, you’re arguably the luckiest when it comes to your birthstone as you have three to choose from: pearl, alexandrite & moonstone! Don’t think pearls go with your style? No problem! How about alexandrite? Not a fan of colour? maybe go for the moonstone… Pearls have been hugely popular in jewellery for many years, and tend to be associated with a …

the may birthstone edit: emerald

The May birthstone is the Emerald, a stone which is more rare and valuable than most other stones, in fact it is known as one of “The Big Three” alongside the Sapphire and Ruby. Typically, they are mined in countries such as Brazil, Colombia, and Zambia. The gorgeous rich green has been used in both royal crowns and engagement rings, and it is estimated that …

the april birthstone edit: diamond & clear

All you April babies, you are lucky aren’t you! Arguably the best birthstone to have, but also the most expensive, the diamond is most commonly used in engagement rings, but are also popular in earrings. White diamonds are the most common variety of diamond, and the brighter the white, generally the more expensive the diamond. However, diamonds also come in various other colours such as …

the march birthstone edit: aquamarine

march birthstone - aquamarine

March babies are lucky enough to have Aquamarine as their birthstone. In folklore, it was once believed that the alluring stone was the treasure of mermaids, and was used by sailors to bring luck and good fortune. This glimmering gem is vibrant in colour and has long been associated with calming and soothing qualities. The Azul tones are the perfect accompaniment to your spring/summer wardrobe. …