Opals are known for their striking beauty and uniqueness, and those born in October are lucky enough to call this gem their birthstone. In the 1890s opals started being mined and produced commercially in Australia and have since become widely popular. When you’re looking to buy vintage opal jewelry, whether it be for a loved… Read more »

Sapphires are one of the most popular alternative gemstones for engagement rings in DC. Whether you’re born in September or not, these stones are a beautiful alternative to diamonds. Engagement Rings in DC: 5 Interesting Facts About Sapphires The word sapphire is derived from the Latin and Greek words for “blue”: sapphirus and sappheiros, which may have originally referred… Read more »