MENU

   

GF Williams & Co. Blog

Seeing Red: A Guide to Red Gemstones

Posted on 10/07/18, filed under News | No Comments Red is a highly emotive colour, associated with passion, power, luxury and good luck, amongst other meanings. The red in the American flag represents courage. The Chinese wear it at weddings to bring good luck. In Russian red means beautiful. And it is the first colour a baby sees.         Although there are many other red coloured gemstones (garnets and spinels) and gemstones that come in a red variety, such as red fire opal,

Read more [...]

March – Aquamarine.

Posted on 20/06/18, filed under News | No Comments The blue variety of Beryl and the sister of the well-known Emerald and is the official birthstone of March. The leading source of Aquamarine is Brazil however can be found in various places in the world. It was thought that sailors wearing aquamarine would keep them safe out on the ocean and also that it would enhance happiness in marriages.   The largest specimen of Aquamarine was found in 1910 in the Minas Gerais mine. When it was brought

Read more [...]

Pink Sapphire

Posted on 04/09/16, filed under News | No Comments Sapphires may be most widely known for their classic blue colour. However this beautiful gemstone is available in a wide spectrum of colours. From warm yellow coloured Sapphire to lilac toned stones, there are a variety of choices available for those who have fallen in love with the history and magic of this gemstone but seek a colour that offers something different. One such Sapphire that we would recommend to anyone is the beautiful Pink Sapphire, a gemstone that has risen

Read more [...]

Seeing Red: A Guide to Red Gemstones

Red is a highly ...
March - Aquamarine.

The blue variety of ...
Pink Sapphire

Sapphires may be most widely known for their classic blue colour. However this beautiful gemstone is available in a wide spectrum ...

Sapphire, Birthstone of September

Those born in September have the pleasure of calling Sapphire their Birthstone. When hearing the word Sapphire it’s unsurprising that ...