For thousands of years, gemstones have meant more to people than just the beautiful adornment they offer in a piece of jewelry. Gemstones are rich in expressing dramatic tales of passion, power, healing and self expression.
Of course the scientific knowledge of gemstones is interesting on its own: How durable is a stone? What is it made of? Which minerals are present to create the beautiful colors?
In addition to this practical information, there are also ancient tales of lore that represent the fascinating history of each gemstone.
Click on a gemstone image below for more details about that gemstone: