There’s a lot of history behind birthstones and ruby in particular. It's one of the most well-recognized gems. Ancient Hindu culture held Ruby in high regard. In fact, many ancient cultures believed in the divine properties of the gemstone ruby. Let’s dive in and take a look at what it means to be a July baby and how this red gem relates to your psyche and your deepest self.
A complete guide to all of the gemstones used in our jewelry, organized alphabetically to help you find the perfect jewel. And we also allude to the metaphysical properties of each stone. The alchemy of gemstones, crystals, and minerals has been in practice for thousands of years and working these materials
The ultimate birthstone chart guide that unlocks the deeper meaning of each birthstone color, highlighting the personality traits behind each gemstone from the January birthstone all the way through the December birthstone.
If you or a loved one were born in the month of June, you actually have three birthstones to choose from: moonstone, pearl, and alexandrite. Each June birthstone has its own unique beauty, meaning, and come
Those born in the month of May have plenty to boast about. In many areas of the world, this is the time of year when Spring begins to turn to Summer, bringing warmer weather, blooming flowers, and freer spirits. In the United States, it’s when we celebrate Mother’s Day, and when Memorial Day weekend serves as the kick-off to summer break.
Huggie hoop earrings are a jewelry wardrobe staple—and if you’re a Nina Nguyen collector, huggie earrings are particularly essential because they’re the foundation for our signature earring hoop charms. Everything starts with the hoop!
Each reversible huggie hoop is made with two types of gemstones—one set faces out, and you just flip the hoop around for a completely different look. Think: moonstones for day, and emeralds for a night out.
Dear Buyer, I want you to know that I have been thinking about you and all our retail partners during the COVID-19 crisis and share your concerns about its gravity, as well as the anxiety that accompanies this time of uncertainty and social distancing. I hope that you and your families are safe and healthy, […]
As we near the beginning of March, the days are getting a little longer and warmer, giving us a peek that spring is on its way. Here at Nina Nguyen Designs, we think March’s serene birthstone, aquamarine, is perfectly suited for this seasonal transition. The word aquamarine comes from the Latin words “aqua” (meaning water) […]