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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 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 january birthstone edit: garnet

Happy New Year! January is the best time to make changes, and adding some garnets into your jewellery wardrobe is a great way to spice up your style this year. Garnets are said to have been used for years by travellers as a protection from accidents, and is a symbol of peace and good health (something we all need after the amount we ate at …