The classic lustrous pearl, the gemstone from the sea, and the only gemstone created by an animal is the birthstone for June. Pearls come in a wide range of colors and shapes but it’s most popular is the lustrous cream sphere shaped pearl. Scotch Street Vintage has a wide variety of pearl jewelry you can click Scotch Street Vintage Pearl Jewelry Collection or the image above to see them all. Here is everything you need to know about buying a beautiful piece of pearl jewelry to add to your collection.
Aquamarines (Latin for water of the sea) are named for their stunning crystal clear colors of the ocean. For this reason they were thought to be the protection gemstone of mariners and to those that stayed on land they were thought to bring clarity, friendship and calm. These beautiful stones represent the birthstone for March, the 19th wedding anniversary and the astrology sign Pisces.
The last month of the year is another double birthstone month and they could not be more different. One is ancient with an opaque quality, and is found in several areas in the world. While the other, is a relative baby to the gem world, has a stunning clear clarity and is only found in one place. So let's dive into all you need to know about December's birthstones Turquoise and Tanzanite.
November is one of those special months with two recognized birthstones...the bright earthy Citrine and the versatile colorful Topaz. We have so many beautiful options for each of these stones (Scotch Street Vintage November Birthstone Collection) and we have all the information you need to make an informed buying decision below.
If you have followed Scotch Street Vintage for any period of time you have probably figured out WE LOVE OPALS! So we have a lot to say in this months opal gemstone buyers guide, like all the different types of opals, popular cuts, and most importantly what to look for when buying opal jewelry.
Unlike other precious stones that come in multiple colors rubies are only red and they have very little variations in the blood red color they are known for. While bluer tones have a slightly higher value, the biggest color difference you will find is from a bluer purply red to a pinky red.