Ranging from milky-periwinkle to lavender, Chalcedony is a microcrystalline, which is what makes it durable, made from quartz and moganite deposits. Hannah Blount Jewelry loves this ethereal gemstone for its whimsical hues and intricate inclusions.
MOHs Hardness: 7
Care: Chalcedony is relatively durable but make sure to avoid dropping your chalcedony jewelry onto hard surfaces. To clean your chalcedony piece, wash with warm water and a mild dish soap and let dry.
Healing Properties: Calm, balance, communication, and grounding.
Repurposed from various sources, these “break-out” diamonds are an ethical variation of modern diamonds. Often less than a half-carat, Repurposed Modern Melee Diamonds come in a variety of shapes and enhance every design they’re featured in.
MOHs Hardness: 10
Origins: Various secondary markets including auctions, estate sales, and refineries.
Care: While diamonds are the earth’s hardest gemstone, they can still break. Avoid dropping diamonds onto hard surfaces. To clean your diamond piece, soak in warm, soapy water and remove any dirt with a toothbrush or the like. It is safe to clean with an ultrasonic and steam cleaner.
Healing Properties: Diamonds are believed to promote radiance, self-sovereignty, and fearlessness.
Anniversary: 60th and 75th