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

Welcome September – Make space for Sapphire

The month of September is special for us in so many ways; it marks the beginning of autumn, exciting Christmas and New Year festivities are just around the corner but most of all, we’re excited to welcome September birthstone in all its glory! Sapphire has been around for thousands of years and is steeped in

New Sunny Citrine Treats

From deep brown cognac tones to sweet honey hues, sunny Citrine gemstones not only looks sizzlingly special, but they also radiate warm and positive energy. The Success Stone. Known as the ‘success stone’ Citrine is believed to bring prosperity to anyone who wears this beautiful stone or even possess it! The Magic of Citrine. If

Star Sign Series – Ruby

Delve into our star sign series where we explore everything about the qualities of your star sign and how it correlates with your unique birthstone, let’s see what similarities can be drawn between the two! The Ruby Stone The birthstone of July is magnificent Ruby, one of the most valuable gemstones, highly revered for its

HAVE A BALL AT THE HALL

The world’s greatest classical musical festival is under way! For the next 8 weeks London will be transformed into an orchestral classical music hub, with the BBC Proms kicking off its 114th year. Founded way back in 1895, the season consists of more than 70 concerts in the Royal Albert Hall, so whether you’re a

School’s out!

School’s out for summer! Not sure how to juggle your kids diary for the next six weeks? Don’t worry – TJC’s here to help! Wanting to avoid the tears, tantrums and trouble this season? It’s never been easier to keep the kids happy. But what about you? If the idea of spending your summer juggling

#TJCFACTS – PEARL PERFECT

As we near the end of June, TJC thought it might be nice to take another look at the month’s wonderful gemstone – the pearl! After all it really is something to be admired. For centuries, pearls have been considered a symbol of beauty and status. In ancient times they were highly revered, and thought