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Gemstone Guide: Black Onyx

Gemstone Guide: Black Onyx We’re back with another installment in our popular gemstone guide series. In the past, we’ve written all about: amethyst, turquoise, amber, red jasper, Larimar, opal, and sodalite. Today we’ll be talking about black onyx. Many people think about bright colors when choosing jewelry. However a deep, dark, and mysterious piece of […]

Gemstone Guide: Jasper

Post by on May 15, 2016

Over the past few months, we’ve been highlighting some of our favorite gemstones including amethyst, turquoise, and Larimar. Today we’ll be talking about another beautiful gemstone, jasper– particularly red jasper. We’ll show you a few of our favorite pieces of red jasper jewelry as well as help you understand what makes it such a popular […]

Gemstone Spotlight: Turquoise

  Photos: Cobalt123, Tim Evanson, Lisa Williams, Woody Hibbard, MexicanSilverStore.com What is Turquoise?  Turquoise is one of the most popular material used in Mexican art and jewelry. But did you know that it’s name is actually French? It was named for the Turks who brought the brilliantly colored mineral with them to France from Turkey […]