The first known Emerald mines were in Egypt, dating from 1500 BC into the 1700's. Cleopatra was well known to have a passion for Emeralds, and she used them a great deal in her royal fashion.
Opal, and its dramatic play of color has inspired writers to match it to fireworks, galaxies, and volcanoes. Nomadic Bedouins once believed Opal held lightning within and fell from the sky during thunderstorms.
It doesn't get far more classic than pearls. These popular keepsakes manage to be dainty and sweet, yet bold at memorable times like a wedding. 14kt White Gold White Pearl Necklace Cultured pearls are delicate and need proper care. They can not be maintained in the same way as other jewelry. Read on to find out how.