Named after Alexander II, Czar of Russia, Alexandrite was discovered on his birthday in the early 1830’s. A rare form of the gem Chrysoberyl, Alexandrite changes color in different lighting. In daylight it can be emerald green, blue green or pastel green. In incandescent light it can be violet, ruby red, or purple. It is the recognized June birthstone and is often worn as an amulet of good fortune.
Diamonds! There are several reasons behind all the hype about this gorgeous gemstone. It is one of the hardest natural minerals on Earth, making a Diamond ideal for everyday wear. A Diamond is likely to last several lifetimes with minimal care. The Fire of a Diamond, there is almost no gemstone that can rival the light dispersion that Diamonds emit, returning a kaleidoscope of color back to the eye. There are many other traits, those mentioned are just a few that contribute to a Diamond’s being one of the most practical and most beautiful of all the gemstones.
Diamond is a crystal of Light; its high frequency energy is dispersed into flashing prisms of brilliant “fire” that typifies the sun. It is a spiritual stone, a symbol of perfection and illumination. This “Stone of Invincibility” is worn to symbolize a lasting love, as well as embody victory, superior strength, fortitude and courage to its wearer. It is associated with lightning and fearlessness, and for its properties of protection. These are just a few of the reasons why Diamonds are a girl’s best friend!