With a little more than a week away til these #jewelryeditors head out west to Sin City, we"re throwing it back with a #tbt to these favorites we all spotted at the LV antique show last year--sapphire, padparadscha and emerald!
Pop quiz: ruby or spinel? Fun fact: throughout history, many large and important "rubies" actually were spinels! Including the "Black Prince's Ruby," set in England's Crown Jewels. This stunning Burmese red spinel will go up at auction at @bonhams1793 London next week.
Speaking of the February birthstone, how cool is this amethyst stalactite slice necklace from @mspaltenjewelry? We dig it. #gems#gemhounds #repost@mspaltenjewelry with @repostapp ・・・ February babies-- check out our amethyst stalactite slice pendant. Set in 18k gold with a diamond outline to show off her jagged edges, this one is a stunner. 🔮💜⚛️☂️🎆👾
February's birthstone, amethyst, is believed to keep its wearer clear-headed and quick-witted, and because of its wine-like color was once associated by the Greeks with Bacchus, the god of wine, and thereby thought to prevent drunkenness. 🙃#gems#themoreyouknow