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September Birthstone

September Birthstone

The birthstone for the month of September is quite commonly known as Sapphire. But most don’t realize that Sapphires come in a variety of beautiful colours. Lucky you! The reason why we immediately think about a bright blue sapphire is because the word “Sapphire” is Greek for blue. The vibrant blue gemstone stands for loyalty, trust, and honesty. This is why is it one of the most popular engagement gemstones! Although the gemstone comes in any colour you can imagine, the most coveted sapphire colour is the rare Padparadscha sapphire which is an orange-pink tone. The gemstone, regardless of colour,...

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MARNI at ARCHIVES

MARNI at ARCHIVES

Since 1994, Marni has been carrying the avant-garde spirit through its ready-to-wear line, accompanied by its spectacular accessory collections. From then to now, and here, at Archives, Marni’s approach to modernism, innovation, and quirky boundary-pushing thematic pieces have only made it an obvious decision to introduce the brand’s pieces to the Archives shopper!   The Italian fashion brand excites the experimentation of colors, textures, and prints. The collection is unapologetically wearable, current, with a balance of playfulness in the most luxurious way.   Be apart of the alternative luxury movement that combines expressive art with functionality and craftsmanship.   Shop...

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Fabergé Inspired Jewellery at ARCHIVES

Fabergé Inspired Jewellery at ARCHIVES

The first Faberge egg was created for Tsar Alexander III in 1885 by the House of Faberge. A Faberge egg is a jeweled egg, originally made out of gold, with white opaque enamel on the exterior. It was called the Hen Egg because the egg opened to reveal surprises inside of it. The first surprise was yellow-gold yolk. Once opened, it revealed a hen which originally wore a replica of the Imperial Crown and a precious drop Ruby pendant egg. Alexander gifted the egg to his wife on easter. Since she was very pleased with it, Alexander appointed Faberge as...

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August Birthstones

August Birthstones

August babies, you have a wide range of choice when it comes to your birthstones! Originally the birthstone of august was Sardonyx but then Peridot was added and became the primary one. Because August seems to be such a great month, Spinel has been added to give more choice to the August-born. Peridot Being one of the very few gemstones that only comes in one color, this rare glowing green gem forms in the earth’s mantle and is brought to us via volcanoes! The stone stands for prosperity and good fortune. This is a great gemstone to manifest all that...

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July Birthstone

July Birthstone

RUBY Representing love, health, and wisdom, Ruby is one of the most valuable gemstones. It is second to the diamond in terms of hardness and can even be rarer than diamonds depending on its quality. Signifying courage, devotion, and integrity, this happy gemstone is said to be a good luck charm to the wearer. It encourages confidence and strength, alongside being outright beautiful. Rubies can also help with health problems involving blood and infection. Promoting positive thinking and enhancing energy, the Ruby gemstone has a lot to offer and has been known to be the gemstone of kings for many...

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