Gemstone Knowledge

Nature's Luxuries

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.


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 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.

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: This color changing gemstone shifts between blue green to red purple in different lighting.

HARDNESS: 8.5

Alexandrite

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

COLOR: this color changing gemstone shifts between blue green to red purple in different lighting.

HARDNESS: 8.5


Amethyst

Amethyst promotes peace, calmness, and wisdom!

COLOR: purple

HARDNESS: 7

Amethyst

Amethyst promotes peace, calmness, and wisdom!

COLOR: purple

HARDNESS: 7


Aquamarine

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

COLOR: light blue

HARDNESS: 7.5 - 8


Blue Zircon

Blue Zircon is thought to induce sound sleep, and promote riches, honor and wisdom.

COLOR: light blue

HARDNESS: 6 - 7.5

Aquamarine

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

COLOR: light blue

HARDNESS: 7.5 - 8


Blue Zircon

Blue Zircon is thought to induce sound sleep, and promote riches, honor and wisdom.

COLOR: light blue

HARDNESS: 6 - 7.5


Emerald

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

COLOR: green

HARDNESS: 7.5 - 8

Emerald

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

COLOR: green

HARDNESS: 7.5 - 8


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 peach

HARDNESS: 7.5 - 8

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 peach

HARDNESS: 7.5 - 8


Rhodolite Garnet

Rhodolite Garnet is a precious stone, favored by clergy and nobility.

COLOR: purplish red, maroon

HARDNESS: 7 - 7.5

Rhodolite Garnet

Rhodolite Garnet is a precious stone, favored by clergy and nobility.

COLOR: purplish red, maroon

HARDNESS: 7 - 7.5


Ruby

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

COLOR: blood red

HARDNESS: 9

Ruby

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

COLOR: blood red

HARDNESS: 9


Sapphire

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

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

HARDNESS: 9

Sapphire

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

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

HARDNESS: 9


Tanzanite

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

COLOR: deep blue purple

HARDNESS: 6-6.5

Tanzanite

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

COLOR: deep blue purple

HARDNESS: 6-6.5


Tourmaline

Tourmalines are know for their calming and empowering effects!

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

HARDNESS: 7-7.5

Tourmaline

Tourmalines are know for their calming and empowering effects!

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

HARDNESS: 7-7.5


Yellow Beryl

Yellow Beryl can be used to bring good luck, cheerfulness, and eternal youthfulness.

COLOR: golden yellow

HARDNESS: 7.5-8

Yellow Beryl

Yellow Beryl can be used to bring good luck, cheerfulness, and eternal youthfulness.

COLOR: golden yellow

HARDNESS: 7.5-8


Topaz

Topaz has symbolized strength, long life, and intelligence throughout the centuries.

COLOR: blue,

HARDNESS: 8

Topaz

Topaz has symbolized strength, long life, and intelligence throughout the centuries.

COLOR: blue,

HARDNESS: 8