What is the Birthstone for October?

The birthstone for October is the Opal, an unusual gemstone that reflects a rainbow of colors known as ‘play of color’. The five main types of opal are white, black, fire, boulder and crystal; according to their background color. See more Quick Facts about the October birthstone and browse our stunning selection of handcrafted opal jewelry at...

Where to find exquisite handmade Eco-friendly jewelry set in recycled Argentium Silver

Today we are chatting to Helen Worcester of Verbena Place Jewelry, creators of exquisite handmade eco-friendly jewelry set in recycled argentium silver. David and Helen Worcester are the owners of Verbena Place Jewelry based in California, USA. They both hold jewelry certifications and have been in the business together...

Meet a talented artisan who designs beautiful jewelry with the alternative July Birthstone carnelian

One of our favorite Novica artisans is Neeru Goel based in India. Neeru is featured on many of our pages as she loves to work with the gemstones used in birthstone jewelry. Neeru Goel was raised in India and was inspired by her grandmother’s in-depth knowledge about how jewelry was made...