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Emerald – the magical fulfilment of dreams

Posted on 16/05/19, filed under News | No Comments The Emerald City at the beginning of the book ‘The Wizard of Oz’ is a metaphor for the magical fulfilments of dreams - and we certainly know many people who dream of owning an Emerald, one of the Big Four gemstones and the most valuable of the green gemstones. Beryl family Emerald is a member of the Beryl Family, although it is difficult to believe that Aquamarine and Morganite are the same mineral as, unlike them, it is rarely found large and is always included.  The colour is,

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Diamonds and gems – a match made in heaven

Posted on 10/04/19, filed under News | 1 Comment As coloured stone dealers we are very much of the opinion that while Diamonds are wonderful and important, they exist to accessorise our coloured stones. Jewellers through out the ages There are some amazing jewellers who almost paint with coloured stones - one is JAR (a.k.a. Joel Arthur Rosenthal), whose gem-set flowers have an enormous range of colours. The art nouveau jeweller Dorrie Nossitor was the absolute master of mixing coloured stones. She used a very subtle palette and obviously

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Mum’s the word – Gemstones and Jewellery that celebrates motherhood

Posted on 18/03/19, filed under News | No Comments Mother’s Day is the perfect occasion to tell your mum just how much you love and appreciate her. There are many ways to do this - breakfast in bed, bunches of flowers, chocolates, being at her beck and call all day. But for a truly memorable and significant way of showing your love for her try creating or buying your mum gemstones and jewellery with symbolic meaning. Here are some suggestions from the gemstone experts at GF Williams to help get you started on creating your unique Mother’s Day

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Emerald - the magical fulfilment of dreams
The Emerald City at the beginning of the book The Wizard of Oz is a metaphor for the magical fulfilments ...
Diamonds and gems - a match made in heaven
As coloured stone dealers we are very much of the opinion that while Diamonds are wonderful and important, they exist ...
Fall in Love with Gemstones
In our increasingly busy lives it must be a good thing to put one day aside to celebrate the love ...