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Birthstones

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Birthstones is an interesting idea when it comes to buying a gemstone for someone. Here's a list of gemstones corresponding to the birth month.   January - Garnet  February - Amethyst March - Aquamarine April - Diamond   May - Emerald June - Pearl / Alexandrite July - Ruby  August - Peridot September - Sapphire October - Opal / Tourmaline November - Topaz / Citrine December - Tanzanite / Zircon / Turquoise     Pictures: TKBESPOKE - Kristina Lim

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Why are Gemstones Worth Investing?

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Why are Gemstones Worth Investing?

Other than for beauty and appreciation, gemstones are inherently precious and valuable. The global gemstone market is estimated to be worth US$23 billion. As compared to other assets, gemstones are small, lightweight and highly portable. A little piece of gemstone worth millions of dollars can be easily kept in your pocket to bring around with you.Graff Ruby 8.62ct unheated Burmese ruby in pigeon blood colorSource: The Jewellery Editor  There is no doubt that gemstones are valuable and historical data have shown that colored gemstones have significantly increased in value. In 2006, London luxury jeweler Graff bought an unheated Burmese ruby of 8.62...

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Emerald, Alexandrite and Sapphire

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Emerald, Alexandrite and Sapphire

Some gemstones ideas for gemstone proposal ring! Work in progress, an emerald engagement ring... Learn more about emeralds at https://www.gia.edu/emerald-description Alexandrite, a very beautiful and rare gemstone. It is the June birthstone and it possesses a special ability to change colour in different lighting, you can read about alexandrite here https://www.gia.edu/alexandrite-description   Sapphire is the birthstone for the month of September! Here's a beautiful sapphire that you can select to be in your gemstone proposal ring! Learn more about sapphire here https://www.gia.edu/sapphire-description featured photo by Jay Lee (http://www.mineminds.com/)

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Alexandrite - the legendary gem

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Alexandrite - the legendary gem

"Alexandrite is one of the birthstones for the month of June."

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