Gemstone Knowledge

Nature's Luxuries

Colored gemstones are the perfect symbol of love and devotion, each with a meaningful history which has been preserved throughout centuries. The Lovery offers dozens of precious and semi-precious gemstones, ranging all colors of the rainbow.

The Moh's Scale

The Mohs scale of mineral hardness is a qualitative scale which characterizes scratch resistance of various minerals.

Diamond is the hardest mineral on the Moh's Scale.

Alexandrite

Alexandrite has been thought to bring luck, good fortune and romance!

 

COLOR: color changing gemstone shifts between blue, red, green, yellow, purple in different lighting

HARDNESS: 8.5

MINERAL CLASS: Chrysoberyl


Amethyst

Amethyst promote peace, calmness, and wisdom!

COLOR: purple

HARDNESS: 7

MINERAL CLASS: Quartz


Aquamarine

In ancient lore, aquamarine was considered a stone of eternal youth and happiness!

COLOR: light blue

HARDNESS: 7.5 - 8

MINERAL CLASS: Beryl


Emerald

A stone of inspiration and infinite patience, emeralds embody unity, compassion and unconditional love.

COLOR: green

HARDNESS: 7.5 - 8

MINERAL CLASS: Beryl


Morganite

Morganite is a gemstone of divine love, bringing energies of promise, healing, compassion, and assurance to anyone who is in love or in a relationship!

COLOR: pinky purple

HARDNESS: 7.5 - 8

MINERAL CLASS: Beryl


Ruby

Rubies are considered the stone of love, energy, passion, power and a zest for life!

COLOR: blood red

HARDNESS: 9

MINERAL CLASS: Corundum


Sapphire

For thousands of years, sapphires have been deemed the stone of wisdom and royalty!

COLOR: white, blue, green, yellow, orange, pink, purple, multicolor

HARDNESS: 9

MINERAL CLASS: Corundum


Tanzanite

Tanzanite is known for bringing wisdom, truth, honor and a long life!

COLOR: deep blue to purple

HARDNESS: 6-6.5

MINERAL CLASS: Zoisite


Tourmaline

Tourmalines are know for their calming and empowering effects!

COLOR: blue, green, yellow, orange, pink, purple, multicolored

HARDNESS: 7-7.5

MINERAL CLASS: Tourmaline