Get Ready for Sapphire -September’s Birthstone

Where has the month of August gone?! It seems as though August has sped by and left us in a hazy daze. This month we opened up our hearts to the Evening Emerald – Peridot. We learned a lot about the national stone of Egypt but fortunately for you, birthstones continue to get better from

Peridot: I bet you didnt know…

This month we here at TJC are all about green gems, and it’s surprisingly fitting as this month’s birthstone is Peridot! The gem actually pronounced pair-a-doe is thought to be a gift from Mother Nature and as a result called a ‘gem of the sun’. We are all still celebrating summer, however it’s evident through

The Gem of the Sun – Peridot

It’s August. The start of a new month which means its time to love and adore this month’s birthstone – Peridot! We’ve had good weather and now it’s heating up even more, we’re guaranteed highs of 27 over the next few weeks. And with the coming sunshine, Peridot, the gem of the sun seems to


The world’s greatest classical musical festival is under way! For the next 8 weeks London will be transformed into an orchestral classical music hub, with the BBC Proms kicking off its 114th year. Founded way back in 1895, the season consists of more than 70 concerts in the Royal Albert Hall, so whether you’re a

Perfectly precious peridot

Peridot, and not just any peridot, but Hebei (pronounced Hahbay) peridot will be showcased on TJC this Saturday. Make sure you are tuned in as we feature this exquisite gemstone. The colour is perfect for Spring and Summer and shouldn’t be missed! Hebei peridot is mined in China, in the Zhangjiakou Xuanhua area of the Hebei province. This