Africa, a continent rich in precious natural resources, breathtaking landscapes, and an abundance of fertile, farmable land, was once a paradise with the capacity to support massive, healthy populations. In fact, it did just that for thousands of years, and contrary to popular belief and the deleterious effects of irresponsible diamond mining, still has the potential to do so.
This is the beginning of a new feature that will appear on this blog every month. We’ll be exploring the perfect wedding anniversary gift ideas for each and every year. Let’s get started with the one-year wedding anniversary. You survived the massive wedding celebrations and now you’re both working towards some common goals, and maybe planning a little family along the way. So, what is the best way to celebrate each other’s love after the big 1 year mark? Here are a few anniversary gift ideas that might help.
Okay, here’s a fun one for you all. Everybody enjoys a good list from time to time, everybody enjoys diamonds and everybody enjoys movies, so lets combine these three loves. Here’s a little list of the top 10 movies about diamonds ever made. Enjoy.
In the latest edition of this blog, we talked all about the wide variety of opals that can be found across the globe. It is one of those rare, unique stones that seem infinitely diverse – which means that there’s always a little something for everybody. However, if you can’t seem to dig opal in any of its forms, or if it’s simply not enough for you, then there’s always pink tourmaline. In fact, tourmaline comes in every color of the rainbow, but only pink tourmaline counts as an official October birthstone.
For those of you born in October, you’re super lucky because you have two birthstones to choose from – opal and pink tourmaline. But for today, we’re just going to talk about the opal birthstone. Opal is one of those majestic stones that comes in dozens of varieties, each with its own set of bright, reflective colors that have mystified humans for centuries. Opal is so beautiful with its fiery spectrum of brilliant crystalline colors, it can be difficult at times to believe that this is a naturally occurring gemstone.