By Julia Richards
Gemstones have long been associated with specific meanings and symbolism, and most popularly with one’s month of birth. These colorful wonders brought up from beneath the surface of the earth are reminders of the ever-surprising beauty of the natural world. Their brilliance and luster incorporate seamlessly into jewelry. Whether you wear them to play off the sparkle in your own eyes or to keep in mind a desired characteristic, semiprecious stones are beauties to treasure.
Left to right:
- Citrine Earrings, Checkerboard Cut, $90, Citrine Pendant, Checkerboard Cut, $58, Burnie’s Rock Shop, Madison
- Ring Set with Rough Crystals of Amethyst and Citrine; $45, Burnie’s Rock Shop, Madison
- Chrysocolla, Brass Earrings, $41, Crystal Core, Madison
- Super Seven Amethyst, Brass Necklace, $68, Crystal Core, Madison