Chrysocolla is known as 'the stone of wise women everywhere'. This copper-based gemstone forms when copper oxidizes which creates its unusual lush hues and inclusions.
MOHS Hardness: 6.5 to 7
Origins: North America
Care: To keep your chrysocolla jewelry clean, use warm water with mild soap and a soft toothbrush or cloth. Do not use a steam cleaner or ultrasonic cleaner.
Healing Properties: Promotes communication, empowerment of the feminine energies, and empathy.
Repurposed from various sources, these “break-out” diamonds are an ethical variation of modern diamonds. Melee diamonds, or small round diamonds under 0.20ct, 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