April Birthstone Jewelry

Rough Diamond Tree of Life
14k Gold Rough Diamond Tree of Life
Birthstone Pendant by Phoenix Fire Designs

The birthstone for April is the diamond which is the gemstone most people are familiar with. The name comes from Greek ‘adamas’ meaning invincible and may reflect that the diamond is the hardest gemstone known to man. Diamonds symbolize romance and enduring love and are traditionally used in engagement and wedding rings.

Alternative (and more affordable!) birthstones for April are any clear or white gemstones such as clear quartz, white sapphires and white topaz. Jewelry with these birthstones are ideal gifts for Aries and Taurus birthdays in April.

Below is our recommended April birthstone jewelry made by reputable artisans with excellent craftsmanship and good quality gemstones.

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KHUN BOOM: Quartz Earrings in Sterling Silver

Khun Boom - NovicaSave $7! Use Code: SAVE7NOWThai artisan Khun Boom discovered her love of art at an early age which developed into a life long passion for design and creation. She earned a degree at the Chiang Mai Institute of Technology and went on to work as a designer for international jewelry companies both in Thailand and in the United Kingdom. Khun loves to share her proud heritage through the care, love, and attention to detail she gives every piece she makes.

Here is a sample of Khun’s exquisite earrings featuring clear Quartz gemstones:

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Quartz and 24k Gold Beads on  Sterling Silver Hook Earrings
Quartz and Gold Beads on Sterling
Silver Hook Earrings - Accents'
Sterling Silver Drusy Quartz  Dangle Earrings
Sterling Silver Drusy Quartz
Dangle Earrings - 'Sparkling Jasmine'
Handcrafted Sterling Silver and Quartz  Earrings
Handcrafted Sterling Silver and Quartz
Earrings - 'Glowing Exotic'

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NAREERAT: Beaded Necklaces with Clear Quartz – Thailand

Nareerat - Novica artisanNovica artisan Nareerat is self taught and has a natural creative flair, designing and crafting her jewelry from scratch. She wanted to do something different to the jewelry available in the Bangkok markets and her unique designs were soon in demand. Besides supporting her own family of three children Nareerat now provides work for over 30 local women and so helps them to support their families. Nareerat says she uses nature as her reference which can clearly be seen in these beautiful clear quartz pieces:

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Artisan Crafted Beaded Tourmalinated Quartz Necklace, 'Milky Way' (Thailand)
Beaded Tourmalinated Quartz Necklace
'Milky Way' (Thailand)
Floral Quartz and Pearl Necklace 'Elixir' (Thailand)
Floral Quartz and Pearl Necklace
'Elixir' (Thailand)
Smoky Quartz Beaded Necklace 'Epic Celebration' (Thailand)
Smoky Quartz Beaded Necklace
'Epic Celebration' (Thailand)

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MARIA HUERTA: Handmade Necklaces with Clear Quartz – Peru

Maria Huerta - Novica ArtisanMaria Huerta has recently joined Novica as an artisan at their Andes location. Initially studying law, Maria became involved in jewelry workshops to train prisoners in skills to earn a living once they returned to civil society. These workshops inspired her to study a course in jewelry design and ultimately begin her own style of handcrafted silver jewelry. Overcoming a serious autoimmune illness, Maria has returned to her jewelry craft and hopes to continue with workshops in her dedication to help vulnerable groups improve their lives. Here are some of her exquisite sterling silver pieces with clear quartz:

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Quartz Necklace with Black Leather 'Sparkling Purity' (Peru)
Quartz Necklace with Black Leather
'Sparkling Purity' (Peru)
Sterling Silver Butterfly Necklace with Quartz 'Butterfly Charm' (Peru)
Sterling Silver Butterfly Necklace with Quartz
'Butterfly Charm' (Peru)
Quartz and Sterling Silver on Leather Necklace 'Soul of Lima' (Peru)
Quartz and Sterling Silver on Leather Necklace
'Soul of Lima' (Peru)

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GREEN GEM: Herkimer Diamond Raw Crystal Jewelry

Green GemJen Photenas and Bob Borofsky of Green Gem (USA) mine primarily Herkimer diamonds and green fluorite, processing the rough crystal themselves into their own unique jewelry designs. Herkimer diamonds are beautiful sparkling quartz crystals found in Herkimer County, New York and are an affordable alternative to real diamonds. As Green Gem source the quartz from their own mines and do not treat the stones any further, they can personally guarantee the origin and purity of the stones. Here are some of their unique raw crystal pieces:

Herkimer Diamond Natural Crystal Pendant
Herkimer Diamond Natural Crystal Pendant
Herkimer Diamond Raw Crystal Earrings
Herkimer Diamond Raw Crystal Earrings
Herkimer Diamond Natural Crystal Pendant
Herkimer Diamond Natural Crystal Pendant

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VERBENA PLACE: Cubic Zirconia set in Argentium Silver

Argentium Silver Jewelry

David and Helen Worcester are the owners of Verbena Place Jewelry (USA), both holding jewelry certifications and have been in business for many years. David is the jewelry designer and producer and Helen sources the gemstones and takes care of the administration. The bright Argentium Silver used in their exquisite designs is made from 100% recycled silver and is purer and more tarnish resistant than sterling silver. Here is a selection of David’s stunning creations with Cubic Zirconia (CZ) – a synthetic alternative to diamonds:

 

Cubic Zirconia Statement Necklace
Cubic Zirconia Statement Necklace
Cubic Zirconia Statement Dangle Earrings
Cubic Zirconia Statement Dangle Earrings
Cubic Zirconia Designer Necklace
Cubic Zirconia Designer Necklace

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