Gem Ed

Learn more about precious and semi-precious stones with us.

Begin your jewellery journey with us here.

Allow us to guide your through the two classifications of gemstones in the world - precious and semi-precious.

 
  • Amethyst

    From clear lavender to deep purple, Amethyst comes in colors like mauve, indigo, and violet that evokes soothing qualities which are believed to purify and heal the soul. 

  • Aquamarine

    Aquamarine gets its name from the Romans around 2000 years ago. It is derived from aqua meaning ‘water’ and marine meaning ‘ocean’. 

  • Cat's Eye

    Cat’s eye are usually tied to the mineral, Chrysoberyl. Chrysoberyl is derived from the Greek word ‘Berillos’ meaning ‘gold-white spar’. 

  • Citrine

    Citrine is derived from citrus which describes a burst of juicy yellow from the family of citron fruit. This yellow-orange gemstone is believed to warm, comfort and energize the wearer’s soul. 

  • Emerald

    Emerald is gemstone of an alluring deep green hue which holds an important position in the gem world being one of the precious stones among three other precious stones – diamonds, ruby, and sapphire. 

  • Garnet

    Garnet comes from the Latin name malum granatum, which means ‘red pomegranate seeds’, perhaps because the small garnets look like the bright red seeds we find in a pomegranate.

  • Labradorite

    Named after its original source in Labrador, Canada, labradorite is commonly referred to as a Blue moonstone.

  • Opal

    There are a few different derivations of the name opal. Opal was said to be adapted from the word opalus, Latin for ‘gem’. 

  • Paraiba Tourmaline

    The neon blue incandescence of Paraiba tourmaline charms most at first sight. Apart from its alluring shade, the Paraiba tourmaline is known to be a rare find in the tourmaline family.

  • Peridot

    Peridot is a variety of Olivine and is named after the French word peritot, meaning gold, because the mineral can vary towards this color. 

  • Ruby

    “Ruby” is derived from rubeus, Latin for ‘red’. Glowing intensely red, the ruby suggests an inextinguishable flame and is the most sought-after red-coloured gemstones.

  • Sapphire

    “Sapphire” is derived from sapphirus, Latin for “blue”. The most highly valued blue sapphires are velvety blue with a strong vivid color saturation.

  • Star Sapphire

    Star sapphires are sapphires with silk inclusions that serves to display a celestial six-rayed star across the surface of the stone when viewed under a single light source.

  • Spinel

    Spinel is derived from ‘spina’, Latin for ‘arrow’. Its trademark lies in its vivid intensity tinged with the energy of neon hues. The most representative hue in spinel is a vibrant pink. 

  • Tanzanite

    Tanzanite can range from a clear violet-blue to a deep blue hue, sometimes burgundy when viewed at different angles. 

  • Tourmaline

    Tourmaline is also known as an ‘Electric Stone’ (電気石) in Japanese, which was a name given to describe its unique quality of pyroelectric and piezoelectric that means it produces static electricity with heat treatment and polishing.