Tag: Opal

Birthstone of the Month – Citrine

Birthstone of the Month – Citrine

Citrine Why We Love This Gemstone The name “opal” originates from the Greek word opallios, which meant “to see a change in color.” Citrine quartz has been adored since ancient times. The name “citrine” was used to refer to yellow gemstones as early as 1385, when the word was first recorded in English. However, since the gemstone’s color closely resembled…

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Birthstone of the Month – Opal

Birthstone of the Month – Opal

Opal Why We Love This Gemstone The name “opal” originates from the Greek word opallios, which meant “to see a change in color.”   The name “opal” originates from the Greek word opallios, which meant “to see a change in color.” The Roman scholar Pliny used the word opalus when he wrote about this gemstone’s kaleidoscopic “play” of rainbow colors…

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