January - Garnet:

When one hears the name Garnet, the first thing that springs to mind is the wonderful deep-red gemstone often found in antique jewellery....

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January

February - Amethyst:

Amethyst is the most prized of all gems in the quartz group. Amethyst is dichroic, showing a bluish or reddish purple tinge when viewed from different angles, and the name is derived from the Greek word “amethystos” which expresses their believe that the gem could ward off intoxication and have a soothing, relaxing effect....

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February

March - Aquamarine:

Aquamarine is derived from the Latin “water of the sea”, and is a gemstone quality transparent variety of beryl. It can be a delicate blue or turquoise colour and is closely related to the gem emerald. It can also be found in light pinks, yellows and whites....

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March

April - Diamond:

The Diamond is the hardest natural element and the name is derived from the Greek adamas – meaning invincible. They have been treasured as gemstones since their use as Religious Icons in ancient India and have been used industrially as engraving tools....

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April

May - Emerald:

Emeralds have the most beautiful, intense and radiant green possible and have become equally as valuable as diamonds, sometimes even surpassing them in value. The name is derived from the Greek “smaragdos” via the French “esmeralde” which simply means green gemstone....

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May

June - Pearl:

Strictly speaking the Pearl is not really a gemstone, but has become a valuable part of jewellery making for over 6000 years. As far back as 2500BC there was substantial trade in pearls in China. Known as The Queen of Gems throughout history, strands of natural pearls were exclusively worn by the incredibly rich and commanded values much higher than other gemstones....

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June

July - Ruby:

If you close your eyes and think of the word Ruby, instantaneously you see the colour red – a vibrant colour which evokes thoughts of love, passion and power. The ruby is known, in some circles, to be the undisputed ruler of the gemstone world....

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July

August - Peridot:

The Peridot is one of only a few gemstones that come in only one colour – the vivid green with hints of gold. It is a very old stone and can be traced back to Ancient Egypt, where it was used in jewellery from as early as 2000BC....

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August

September - Sapphire:

When someone mentions sapphires, you immediately think of the colour blue – a sparkling alive colour. In the earlier days, some people believed the sky was an enormous sapphire in which the earth was embedded....

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September

October - Opal:

Opals are fascinating in that they hold such mystery in their appearance; they change with the angle of light to reveal spectrums of colour you find in elements of nature, such as fire and lightning, the colours of a rainbow and the shine of the bluest seas....

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October

November - Citrine:

The Citrine is a bit of a confused stone – it is falsely linked to the Topaz, when it bears very little similarity. The Citrine can be known as Gold Topaz, or Madeira or Spanish Topaz and some Citrines can be of a similar colour to some Topaz....

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November

December - Tanzanite:

Tanzanite is an extraordinary gemstone. It occurs in only one place worldwide. Its blue, surrounded by a fine hint of purple, is a wonderful colour. Thanks to its unusual aura and the help of New York Jeweller’s Tiffany & Co, it has rapidly become one of the most coveted gemstones in the world....

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December

Welcome!

KlynsmithBovim was created in October 2006 due to a meeting of the minds of Designer Goldsmith Jacque Klynsmith and Restauranteur Marc Bovim. The concept of designer jewellery and gourmet events had never been merged before, and quite frankly, it seemed like a good idea at the time.

This is a business which prides itself on personal service and attention, be it a piece of spectacular jewellery or a dinner party for all your friends. This requires interaction with you the client, to find out exactly what you want. It is then left to the expertise of Jacque and Marc to ensure your dreams become reality...

As a result of these great talents, KlynsmithBovim has been born. The company is a fusion of personal designer jewellery and personal event planning and co-ordinating. Jacque and Marc will cater to all your needs in these two fields and provide you with the finest quality event and/or the most fantastic jewellery ever.