What are the gemstones? What is the difference between precious stones and semi-precious stones? These are very common question asked and this blog article should hopefully, make you more confident with your gemstone jewellery purchases. Learn more.
This is one of the most popular stones in beaded jewellery. Amethyst is the birthstone for February and has long been a favourite of many Royal Households. This semi- precious stone is said to be a ‘protective stone’. It is believed to dissolve negative energies and promote balance - Learn more.
Learn more about this beautiful semi-precious gemstone. Garnet is January's birthstone and is more widely known for its deep red hue, and is considered a stone of commitment and self-empowerment, among other gemstone meanings and properties. Find out more>>
Zircon, Tanzanite and Turquoise are all listed as birthstones for December in modern lists. Read about these natural gems, with the focus on our favourite: the Turquoise. Learn more about Turquoise stone benefits and properties as well as some interesting facts about this beautiful semi-precious gemstone. Find out more>>
In this blog article we are focussing on the Tourmaline stone. They are an alternative birthstone for October, together with the Opal stone, and traditionally a 8th wedding anniversary gift. Learn more about this fascinating natural stone, including Tourmaline meanings and properties.
Learn more about Lapis Lazuli stone! This ultramarine deep blue semi precious stone has fascinated different civilizations for centuries and it is still one of the most sought after natural stones in the jewellery industry for its beauty, gemstone meanings and healing properties. This blue gemstone is also considered a birthstone for September, together with Sapphire, in modern lists.
Learn about the fabulous Peridot stone. Considered the birthstone for August for centuries, this green stone has fascinated royalty. Find out Peridot meaning, healing properties and general interesting facts about this beautiful and sparkly semi-precious gemstone.
In this article we focused on the Carnelian gemstone. It is a birthstone for July together with Rubies, although considered a more affordable (yet gorgeous) alternative. The Carnelian healing properties are certainly also inspiring. Learn interesting facts whilst browsing beautiful and unique jewelry pieces, handcrafted with this bright and colourful semi precious stone. Click here and learn more!
Welcome to the world of Mosaico Jewellery! We thought that on our first blog post, we would give you more information about us, our background, why we love all types of gemstones, and how we use them to make our exclusive handmade jewellery.