Kasia Jewelry Journal — birthstone

October Birthstones, Opal & Tourmaline

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October Birthstones, Opal & Tourmaline

October babies are lucky enough to have not one, but two amazing birthstones! Opal and Tourmaline both are known for the array of colors they give off, often times with multiple colors visible in one single stone! Opal First discovered in India, Opals are valued for their rainbow-like effect, known as “play-of-color”. The colors seem to dance in ever-shifting light, with a truly otherworldly feel.  The stone stands for hope, truth, and purity. Centuries ago, Opal was thought to carry the meaning of every color stone! For this reason, we like to think Opals carry super powers.  Australia is a...

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September Birthstone, Sapphire!

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September Birthstone, Sapphire!

September babies (and gemstone admirers everywhere), did you know that the famously blue Sapphire can also be found in vibrant colors of violet, green, yellow, orange, pink, and even gray and black? Sapphires can be found in nearly every color besides Ruby red! Additionally, Sapphires can show two or more colors at once, which are referred to as “Parti Sapphires.” This is just one aspect of the stone that makes them so truly fascinating to us. Rating a 9/10 on Mohs Hardness scale, Sapphires are a wonderful option for everyday wear. Perhaps one of the most famous engagement rings to...

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June Birthstone, Alexandrite & Moonstone!

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June Birthstone, Alexandrite & Moonstone!

June babies, this one is for you! June is one of three months that are lucky enough to have not one, not two, but three beautiful birthstones to choose from! Alexandrite, Moonstone, and Pearl. (Watch out December and August babies, you also have three birthstones!) We are fascinated by the ever-changing colors found in all three precious gems, and are smitten with Alexandrite and Moonstone in particular.  Alexandrite Like a natural mood ring, Alexandrite is known to change color in different light. The most sought after Alexandrite stones appear to have a bright green or bluish green hue in indirect light, and...

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May gemstone, Emerald!

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May gemstone, Emerald!

May babies, this one is for YOU... While we will forever love our diamonds, we also have many gemstones within our collection. Aquamarines with ocean hues, the dramatic and #Kasiatribe favorite black onyx, feminine and playful morganite, and of course - the elegant and classically beautiful Emerald. Emeralds go way back! The first emerald mines were known to have been in Ancient Egypt, dating all the way back to 3500BC. Cleopatra was known for her immense love of emeralds, and they have ever since been associated with royalty and opulence. We'll take that! Their totally unique color variations, from faint...

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