Far back in history
Precious Stones have been held in high estimation by all nations.
Primarily because of their beauty but also on account of their virtues,
as transmitters of good luck and to avert misfortune.
The association of
Gems with power, civil and religious adds to the mystery in the history
The history of birthstones involves the lives of many
historical figures as Precious Stones are seen as signs of power, wealth
The history of birthstones and precious jewels have
therefore played an important part in the lives of the great, not only
on account of their beauty but because they contained the equivalent to
a large sum of money and in times of danger could easily be concealed
and carried from place to place.
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information about you favorite jewels and gemstones including Pearls,
Diamonds, Aquamarine, Opals, Emeralds, Rubies, Sapphires, Turquoise, Peridots, Topaz, Garnets and Amethyst.