Turquoise is a very unique gemstone, usually cut in a cabochon form and opaque meaning the gem is not transparent. The gem comes in a variety of shades of blue, blue & black and also a blue/green with black. The brilliant sky-blue colour of turquoise has never lost its fascination for gem lovers. It became a classic stone to be set with silver. Cut on cabochon turquoise stones are used for all kinds of .
Smoky Quartz- Large brown smoky quartz gemstones are very affordable gems. Considered dark, mystical coloured gems, smoky quartz was once used for crystal balls. Smoky Quartz is a popular variety of Quartz. A transparent or semi-transparent brown or grey to nearly black gem, it has an unusual colour for a gemstone and is easily recognised. Smoky Quartz found abundantly in the Earth’s crust. It is fast becoming a designer favourite for its earthy tone .
Peridot is a beautiful yellowish green gemstone with the most beautiful gems having an intense green colour. It is a durable gemstone with a hardness of 7 on the MOHS scale. It cannot be found in any other colour apart from green. Peridot belongs to the forsterite-fayalite mineral series which is part of the olivine group. It is one of the “idiochromatic” gems, meaning its colour comes from the basic chemical composition of the .
Lapis- It is a semi precious stone known for its intense blue colour. There are not many other blue stones that can rival the intensity of good Lapis.it can be found in several countries including Burma, India, Angola, Siberia, USA and Pakistan. Its unique deep (lazur) blue colour has never lost its attraction. It places lapis lazuli next to its fabulous sky-blue cousin turquoise. An affordable stone for its carat weight, it is popular .
Onyx is an attractive form of quartz that comes in a diversity of colours. It is particularly comparable with Agate, which is another kind of quartz. Onyx is obtainable in several shapes and dimensions. It is a reasonably tough stone and has solidity based on Moh’s stability scale of 7.0. Since green gemstones can make elegant jewellery, green onyx has become very popular. There are actually relatively few gemstones that occur in green. Onyx .