Tiger’s Eye: Eye of the Gods

The Tiger’s Eye, also known as the Tiger Eye, is a gemstone that has been revered since ancient times. The Tiger’s Eye is a variety of Quartz that is known for its chatoyancy, or having a band of bright reflected light, and layers of rich brown and gold colors. Tiger’s Eye gems mostly come from… Read more »

Labradorites: Capture the Northern Lights

Labradorite is very rare in mass-merchant jewelry. This gorgeous gem is most often used by designers who create unique pieces of jewelry, like Jennifer Reeves. Labradorite is highly prized because of its wondrous iridescent properties, which often appear as blue and green metallic tints. The iridescence can also appear as red, orange, and yellow. This… Read more »

From Floral Art to Gemstone Masterpieces

Despite the magnificence and mastery with which Jennifer Reeves Designs jewelry masterpieces, Jennifer has not been creating gemstone jewelry for her whole life. Believe it or not, her story began not as a brilliant gemstone jewelry creator, but as a floral artist. Jennifer practiced her first artistic love at a floral boutique in North Queensland,… Read more »

Men’s Jewelry: The Capacity to Empower

A man’s grace comes from his self-confidence. Jennifer Reeves understands this about the male psyche, so she uses strong, earthy elements—Onyx, Australian Ironstone, Lava Stone, Boulder Opal, and Sterling silver—to create men’s jewelry. These elements capture and exude masculinity and have the capacity to empower. The Jennifer Reeves Rock Solid Hero Bracelet and Necklace collections… Read more »

The Earth Rainbow

Agates include the numerous varieties of banded Chalcedony, which is a mineral in the Quartz family. Agates can have banded layers, stripes, “eye” markings, or specks of color. These gemstones can form in nearly every color that the earth can produce, so they are sometimes referred to as “the earth rainbow.” The Agate stone received… Read more »

Famous Australian Opals

The Opal is more than just a stone; it has been the subject of legends and an integral part of historical events for centuries. Here are a few of the largest and most unique Opals discovered in Australia: The Olympic Australis Found in Coober Pedy in Southern Australia in 1956, this is the largest and… Read more »

Dewdrops from Heaven

Did you know that the Pearl was the first type of gem to be valued by mankind? This is no surprise, as not many things in this world are as regal and elegant as Precious Pearls. Legends say that Pearls were dewdrops from heaven. Pearls are timeless and can be worn year round. No matter… Read more »

Choosing Jewelry that Compliments Your Face Shape

Just like you can apply make-up and design your hair to enhance your natural beauty, you can choose jewelry that will compliment your facial features. Do you know your face shape? Take a look in the mirror or at a picture of yourself and see if you can draw a particular shape around the lines… Read more »

Turquoise: The Power of the Ancients

Turquoise is perhaps the oldest stone in history and was once the talisman of kings, shamans and warriors. It is a symbol of wisdom, nobility and the power of immortality. Among Ancient Egyptians, Persians, Chinese, Aztecs, Incans and other Native Americans, it was sacred and a sign of power, luck and protection. The name Turquoise… Read more »

Purple Mountain Majesties: The Majestic Gem

The woman born in February is fortunate indeed to have the Amethyst as her birthstone. To many, this beautiful purple Quartz symbolizes peace, courage, stability, wisdom, and spirituality. The word “Amethyst” comes from the Ancient Greek, meaning sober. This name may have been chosen because many believed that wearing Amethysts could ward off drunkenness. The… Read more »