Monday, November 16, 2009

November Birthstone: Topaz

Because of its wide availability Topaz has been one of the most prevalent gemstones throughout history.

This hard mineral usually cut as faceted gems and as brilliant and mixed cuts. It occurs in a range of different colors, blue and green stones are the most popular. Natural pink color stones are rare - most pink topaz is heat-treated yellow material.
Sometimes the term topaz is misnomered such as 'Oriental Topaz', which is a yellow sapphire. 'False Topaz' is a yellow quartz, or citrine, also 'Spanish Topaz' or 'Scotch Topaz' or 'Brazilian Topaz' is actually a citrine.

It is believed Topaz can prevent colds and tuberculosis because it can activate the lungs, and has similar qualities to amber. Topaz name comes from Hindu and means 'fire'. It suppose to bring light to life, relieve stress and protect against danger. It also believes that if to put a Topaz under the pillow at night it will soothe the nerves and energies the body during sleep.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Top color 105.60 cts Peridot

High quality cushion peridot. Such stones are very rare in 100 cts up size. The color is perfect, the cut and polish is fine. Slight inclusion in one corner, to notice it need to look from the side only.

Monday, June 29, 2009

One of the largest high quality faceted Tanzanite!

One of the largest high quality faceted Tanzanite. Exceptional color and clarity. The gemstone is vibrant and sparkling, glowing with violet fire, cut to perfection.

The stone is 112.50 cts, price is 56,500 USD. A collector piece.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Beauty of internal carving

We are offering now a truly unique gemstone items, which can be used as a gift, or to be a part of jewelry. All this items are the combination of Rutile Quartz or Dendrite and gold plated internal carving.

We accept custom orders for the carving shape, which can be anything you like, such as zodiac or lucky sign, or religious, or symbolic. Please e-mail us for more information to

Sunday, March 8, 2009

Diamonds is the birthstone for April

The diamond is considered the greatest of stones, revered throughout the ages for its great beauty, and strength, and also for its powerful positive spiritual and physical influences. The diamond is said to enhance the wearer with charm and beauty. Physically it strengthens the kidneys and reproductive organs and gives protection in severe disease.

The ancient Romans believed that the diamond, when worn on the left arm, next to the skin, would give the wearer bravery and daring. During the Middle Ages Queen Elizabeth I was given a diamond to ward off the plague. The diamond is particularly lucky for Aries people when worn on the left side of the body.

Icgems offers diamonds at affordable price, fancy colors such as: black, blue, cognac.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Gift ideas for March 8

International Women's Day is only days away. offers some great gifts for this occasion.

Coral roses are without doubt the most classic gift for this day.

Jade turtle could be considered as funny and inexpensive gift.

Precious rabbit will be ideal for sweet and lucky present.

Friday, February 27, 2009

Colored Fantasy Jewelry Collection

Icgems launched 'Colored Fantasy' jewelry collection including only one of a kind pieces. Each piece is unique, created in avanguard style, features fresh and unusual design. This jewelry will turn a gift into a heritage.

Most of the items set in sterling silver with gold plating. Gemstones have been carefully selected for each piece. All items are custom-made exclusively for Icgems by French jewelers.

You will find in this jewelry collection cabochons, carvings, crystals and facet stones set along with each other. Every gemstone brings its own color, shape, temper and together they create a true colored fantasy.