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  • The Mohs Scale

    The Mohs Scale

    The Mohs scale is a tool used to identify the hardness of gemstones, invented by the German mineralogist Friedrich Mohs in 1812

      21 Sep 2013
  • Aqua Marina - Sea Water

    Aqua Marina - Sea Water

    A little more about aquamarines and their connection with the sea.

    Tim Alban 20 Sep 2013
  • Birthstones Part 3

    Birthstones Part 3

    This is part three in a series of three exploring birthstones- what they are, their meanings, and how they can be used in jewellery.

    Alice Rochester 5 Sep 2013
  • A Brief Look at Moonstones

    A Brief Look at Moonstones

    Moonstone otherwise known as an opalescent type of orthoclase, can have either a white or blue sheen to it and this is known as Schiller.

      17 Aug 2013
  • What Minerals do Gemstones Come From

    What Minerals do Gemstones Come From

    This article will take you through the three most precious and valuable gemstones seen in jewellery to date. We will be exploring diamonds, rubies and sapphires and emeralds.

      9 Aug 2013
  • Birthstones Part 2

    Birthstones Part 2

    This is part two in a series of three exploring birthstones- what they are, their meanings, and how they can be used in jewellery...

    Alice Rochester 18 Jul 2013