News from PZM Designs

The World's 5 Best Selling Gemstones December 11, 2018 17:37

Are you a fan of handmade gemstone jewelry? In this post, we explore the world's 5 best selling gemstones, and the jewelry I have created with them.

Amethyst, February Birthstone and Gemstone of Royalty February 4, 2018 07:57

Amethyst is the Zodiacal Stone for Aquarius and the birthstone for the month of February. Amethyst was the most prized member of the quartz family for centuries and was considered as an equal to ruby, emerald and sapphire.

Garnet, A Rainbow of Colors and the January Birthstone January 26, 2018 13:08

Garnet is the birthstone of January and to Zodiacal stone for Capricorn. Garnet comes in a rainbow of colors, each with a different name. Some are abundant, and some are very very rare.

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Peridot, The Other Green Gemstone January 17, 2018 07:49

Peridot, the August birthstone, is one of the few untreated gemstones and has been used in jewelry for centuries. In fact, the famous Cleopatra emeralds are believed to have been peridot.