Category Archives: Birthstones

Aquamarine and the March Birthstone Guide to Jewellery

Aquamarine March birthstone ring and loose Aquamarines

What is the Birthstone For March? Aquamarine represents the birthstone for March. Aquamarine birthstones are the blue variety of the gemstone Beryl. Translated, Aquamarine means “Sea-water,” a gem associated with the ocean.  Contrary to some sources, Aquamarine is not one of the December birthstones.  Many people associate the blue of an Aquamarine with water. Besides Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website.

Amethyst – The Beauty and Origin of February’s Birthstone

Amethyst February's Birthstone - Geode in Hand

Photo by fotografierende on Unsplash The history and origin of the February birthstone Amethyst. Amethyst stands as the official birthstone for February. Prized for its deep purple colour, Amethyst makes a popular choice for jewellery. Anyone with a February birthday benefits from an incredible and affordable gemstone associated with incredible meaning. Discover the origin and background of this Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website.

September’s Birthstone – Thinking Pink with Sparkling Sapphire

Pink sapphire halo engagement rings perfect for September

Sapphires – Thinking Pink for September’s Birthstone September’s Birthstone is Sapphire. This incredible gemstone offers such an incredible diversity of colour. But pink remains one of the most popular variations. Believed to offer protection from capture,  Sapphires were thought to preserve life and increase courage. Amongst other beneficial properties, sapphires were meant to sharpen the Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website.