January Birthstone – Garnet

The January birthstone is a beautiful Garnet. The gem is mined in a rainbow of colours. The colours range from fiery orange of Mandarin Garnet to a rich green of Tsavorite Garnet. Also to what is said to be the most recognised colour, Pyrope Garnet. This is the perfect gift to symbolise friendship and trust. Not

Planning the TJC Christmas Advert

Sounds simple right? Make an appealing Christmas advert! Everybody can create amazing advertising these days – from McDonald’s to Heathrow, every single brand under the sun seems to be able to create moving, beautiful, funny adverts which have now become more of a focus than the programmes themselves! So it should be easy for TJC…we’re

What is the December’s birthstone?

What is December’s birthstone? Drum roll at the ready…………..Zircon, Tanzanite and Turquoise. What a greedy month for having 3! Each of these gemstones carries a unique blue tone making it a perfect birthstone for Minnesota’s frigid December winters. Zircon Zircon is the oldest mineral on Earth, dating back more than 4.4 billion years. Found in

Kieran Glen….. Gemstone Extraordinaire

We took some time out with Kieran to find out a little more about the man himself, his experiences and discover what his favourite gemstone is. Let’s start at the beginning, who are you and what do you do? My names Kieran Glen and I am a gemstone hunter/buyer/expert   How long have you worked