About Stones

Amber

673 - Triple Amber On Wire Necklace
673 – Triple Amber On Wire Necklace

Amber is fossilized tree resin, which has been appreciated for its color and natural beauty since Neolithic times.There are five classes of amber. Because it originates as a soft, sticky tree resin, amber sometimes contains animal and plant material as inclusions.

Red Coral

643 - Seven Strand Coral Necklace
643 – Seven Strand Coral Necklace

Precious coral or red coral is the common name given to Corallium rubrum and several related species of marine coral. The distinguishing characteristic of precious corals is their durable and intensely colored red or pink skeleton, which is used for making jewelry.

Cultured Pearl

934 - Small Square With Pearls Earrings
934 – Small Square With Pearls Earrings

Loved for their unusual colors and shades, cultured pearls are pearls that are farmed and created using freshwater mussels. Produced in Japan and the United States on a limited scale, they are now almost exclusively produced in China.

Black Jade

851 - Black Jade Earrings
851 – Black Jade Earrings

The material known as “jade” could be divided into two different minerals: jadeite and nephrite. Jade is produced by intense pressure and heat. This ornamental stone comes in a range of colors from white to black

Hematite

730 - Flexible With Hematite Earrings
730 – Flexible With Hematite Earrings

Hematite, also spelled as haematite, is the mineral form of iron oxide. It is colored black to steel or silver-gray, brown to reddish brown, or red. While the forms of hematite vary, they all have a rust-red streak. Hematite is harder than pure iron, but much more brittle.

Lava Stone

676 - 18mm Lava Earrings
676 – 18mm Lava Earrings

Lava stone is the oldest and most frequently found stone in world.It is a rock formed from magma erupted from a volcano. In other words, it differs from other igneous rock by being of volcanic origin. Volcanic rocks are among the most common rock types on Earth’s surface, particularly in the oceans. It has been estimated that volcanic rocks cover about 8% of the Earth’s current land surface.