January

Garnet

 

 

Garnet HeartSet

 

 

A stone of love, friendship and light, garnet is said to inspire devotion. A popular gift in Victorian times, Garnet jewellery was given to ensure that loved ones never parted forever and would always return safely to a warm embrace. What a perfect sentiment for your mother to enjoy.

 

 

February

Amethyst

 

 

 TEARDROP AMYTHIST

 

 

Amethyst has for centuries been known as the Bishop’s Stone and is still worn today by Cardinals and Bishops in the Catholic Church, symbolising piety, humility and wisdom. Ironically, in ancient times it was the God of Wine, Bacchus, who was credited with giving amethyst its vibrant hue. So Saint or Sinner, your Mother will love a Gerrim amethyst piece in her collection.


March

Aquamarine

GIR015 2

Literally meaning sea water, aquamarine is the legendary treasure of mermaids and was thought to keep sailors safe at sea, The stunning blue green of a crystal clear ocean, aquamarine was believed to bring youth and happiness to the wearer as well as calm the nerves. Remember all those days at the beach with Mum? Why not treat her to a very special sea change!


April

Diamond

GR100X

The forever stone, diamonds are the strongest and most enduring of gems. A perfect symbol of the love between a mother for her child, diamonds are the gift of a lifetime for the gift of a life. What a wonderful way to say thank you to your Mum, with the classic style of a Gerrim diamond piece.


May

Emerald

The stunning clear green of spring, Emeralds as a precious gem said to be the sacred stone of Venus, the goddess of love. A stone of legend, emerald has found its way into stories of the Holy Grail and the adventures of conquistadors and Kings. The gem is believed to symbolise love, hope and new life, making it a perfect gift for a new Mum - or an old one.


June

Pearl

 

 

Pearl DomeSet

 

 

Born of water, the lustrous beauty of the pearl has been favoured as a symbol of wisdom, purity and honesty since antiquity. Believed by some to be droplets from the moon, the white purity of the pearl means innocence, making it a favourite of brides for centuries. Whether freshwater or from the sea, a stunning string of pearls, a brooch or ring make the perfect gift of pure love. Over time, the pearl has become the symbol of purity and innocence and it is often sewn into bridal gowns, or worn as jewellery by the bride. In various cultures - honesty, purity, wisdom, the moon. Gold or black pearls mean prosperity, wealth.


July

Ruby

One of the rarest gems, the ruby symbolises passion and love and has been prized for centuries by Royalty. Kings and Emperors sought out this stunning gem for both its beauty and the belief that it gave the wearer wisdom, health and knowledge. A ruby design from Gerrim is a perfect gift from the heart that your Mother will treasure forever.


August

Peridot

Copy of PERIDOT SET

An ancient gem, peridot was a favourite of Cleopatra and with its glowing green hue, in other times was believed to be a gift from Mother Nature herself. What better gem than peridot to put the spring into your mother’s step!


September

Sapphire

GR021

Sapphire has long been a favoured stone for kings and emperors and are said to inspire purity and wisdom. Some believe Moses was given the Ten Commandments on sapphire tablets, making them the most sacred of gemstones. Whatever your belief, their rich blue colour is quite simply divine and in a superb gold setting from Gerrim, they are a wonderful gift for the one you love.


October

Opal

Shakespeare called opal the Queen of Gems and ancients believed them to be a divine stone of hope, light and love. Popular with Queen Victoria, the very best opals are homegrown in Australia. Featured in a handcrafted Gerrim necklace, ring or bracelet, opals will make your mother’s day.


November

Topaz

BLUE TOPAZ

Both the ancient Romans and Greeks believed topaz was a gift from the Gods. Infused with the light and power of the sun, it was believed that topaz could protect the faithful from harm and help them see clearly. The warm golden hues of this magic stone are perfect in a ring, brooch or neckpiece and will be a treasured gift of love.


December

Turquoise

An ancient stone that decorated precious jewellery and ornaments of the Aztecs, Persians and Egyptians, Turquoise is said to keep the wearer safe from harm. Its beautiful bright blue colour could also explain why it is said to keep sadness at bay, making it a happy gift for your Mother on her special day.