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Ways to Wear September Birth Stone

Sapphire is the birthstone for September. These elegant deep blue sapphires have also been referenced across history as a symbol of paradise, leading people to believe that the gemstone would attract blessings from heaven. The name sapphire comes via Middle French and Latin, and is mainly attributed to an Ancient Greek word, sáppheiros, meaning ‘precious stone’, though it may ultimately be traced back to a Sanskrit word, śanipriya, meaning ‘dark-colored stone’. After diamonds, sapphires are the second hardest gemstone in the world, making them durable and ideal for everyday wear.... Read More

August Birthstone – Peridot

Peridot is the birthstone for August. The peridot birthstone is known for being formed under extreme conditions, as it can be found in the hardened lava that carried it from deep within Earth’s mantle as well as in meteorites that traveled from outer space. The word “peridot” comes from the Arabic faridat, meaning gem. This August birthstone was valued in many ancient and medieval cultures. It appeared in priests’ jewelry as early as the second century BCE and later in the chalices and churches of medieval Europe. The peridot birthstone... Read More

July Birthstone – Ruby

Ruby is the birthstone for July. Also known as “The King of Gems”, this fascinating precious gemstone is known for its rich red color and silky shine. Ruby is said to represent love, passion, strength, and Liveliness. Ruby is red corundum, all other color varieties of corundum being referred to as sapphire. Corundum is the second hardest substance on the Mohs scale, with a rating of 9. Diamond tops the scale with a rating of 10. History In ancient India, ruby was called the “king of gems” as it was... Read More

May’s Birthstone: How To Style Emerald Jewellery

May’s Birthstone: How To Style Emerald Jewellery While most of us know that our birthstones represent the respective months in which we were born, we may not realize that these precious gems can tell a lot about us and are even known to have an effect on our wellbeing. The May birthstone is emerald. There’s certainly no rule that I know of that says you can’t wear emerald if May isn’t your birthday month. Emerald is a priceless and charming gemstone belonging to mineral Beryl. Its radiant green color distinguishes... Read More

Guide to Buy Aquamarine

Are you thinking of buying aquamarine jewellery? Aquamarine, a stone with a soothing, calm and airy appearance is one of the most popular semi-precious gemstones. The birthstone for the month of March and a cousin to the popular vivid emerald, aquamarine belongs to the mineral family of beryl. Long associated with ocean and water, the word aquamarine is known to be derived from the old Latin expression of “aqua marina” with aqua translating to water and “marina” to sea. Reminiscent of the sparkling blue ocean & minimalistic appeal, aquamarines have... Read More

Ways To Wear March Birthstone Aquamarine

March’s two birthstones are Aquamarine and bloodstone. They are very different when it comes to appearance, but they share a similar reputation for protecting one’s well-being. The aquamarine birthstone evokes the colors of the sea. From deep green-blue to light, slightly greenish blue hues, faceted aquamarines are often free from inclusions and as clear as water, symbolizing purity of spirit and soul. The bloodstone birthstone is typically a dark-green cabochon that contains red spots of iron oxide, the “blood” that brings health and strength to the wearer. Aquamarine Considering that... Read More

Birthstone Guide

Birthstone Guide Birthstones are a fun, popular and colorful way to connect your birth month with rare and unique gemstones. They attract everyone around the world regardless of gender, age, nationality or religion. There are countless myths and legends around the many different powers and attributes that birthstones have. They are a meaningful gift for mom, a friend, spouse, or family member during a special occasion. Whether you’re looking to shop for a birthstone or trying to determine the birthstone gem colors that match each month, you’ve come to the... Read More

Wedding Rings Trend for 2021

Crafted with hands for the heart, It Is very important to find a wedding band that you will treasure rest of your life. Sometime it becomes difficult to find the perfect pair of rings, No need to worry here at Monili Jewellers we offer a wide range of Wedding band collections. Our wedding bands are designed to be loved forever and crafted from the finest precious metals, making it easy for you to find the one. Sleek and timeless, or bold and unique, there’s a wedding ring for every style... Read More

Diamond Color Guide And Grade Chart

Choosing the right diamond with perfect color without hurting your wallet can be a tough task. Having the right understanding of diamond color can help a lot. So what exactly is diamond Color? Diamonds are found in almost any natural color like Grey, White, yellow, green, brown, and pink.  But today here we are not going to talk about these colors, what we going to talk about the absence of color in a diamond. The diamond with no color, no hue just like a drop of a pure water is... Read More

A Guide to Gemstones – Part 2

Semi-Precious Stones Gemstones that are valued for their beauty and not covered under any one of the four ‘precious stones’ (diamond, emerald, ruby or sapphire) are known as semi-precious stones. Semi-precious stones are available in all price ranges from low to high. Alexandrite Colour: Dark to Pale Green (colour changes in different forms of light) Mineral: Chrysoberyl Mohs hardness scale:  8.5 Source: Mainly Found in Sri Lanka, Brazil, USA, Madagascar, Russia. Often described by gem aficionados as “emerald by day, ruby by night,” alexandrite is the very rare colour-changing variety... Read More