Sapphire is the primary birthstone for September, with Lapis Lazuli and agate as the secondary birthstones. Agate is a wonderful translucent semi-precious gemstone to work with in my designs, as it glows when backlit by sunshine and is available in … Read More
July is the birthday month of ruby and carnelian gemstones. Here at craft HQ, I work with the orange and red hues of carnelian in many of my jewellery and home decor designs. It has a rich translucent quality that … Read More
Amethyst is a beautiful purple semi-precious gemstone, and is the birthstone for February. View over our range of amethyst gift ideas from women’s jewellery designs to hanging decorations. Wish that special woman in your life a very happy February birthday!
Peridot & Chinese Jade Beautiful peridot and Chinese jade are the birthstones for August. Peridot has a vibrant lime green translucence quality and is catches sunlight very well. Chinese jade, known as jadeite is my favourite gemstone of all, it … Read More
Citrine is the secondary birthstone for November. A beautiful translucent crystal with honey yellow colours. It is a variant of the quartz semi-precious gemstone, where the colour is made through heat treating smokey quartz or amethyst. The name ‘Citrine’ is … Read More
Find Your Birthstone The month you are born in relates to a semi-precious or precious gemstone. When work as jewellery these birthstones are seen as holding luck and good fortune. Each gemstone also holds properties and characteristics that are associated … Read More