Papal Jewels

Jewellery of the Popes Cuini Amelio-Ortiz

The episcopal insignia is the ring, the crozier, the mitre and the breast cross. It is they who distinguish the prelates. These insignias have Read more [...]

Why Choose a Topaz? Simona Nicolai

Topaz is one of the oldest precious stones known The origin of the name Topaz is not very clear. The name could derive from the term "tapas" Read more [...]
Gemstones in Literature

Gemstones in Literature Cuini Amelio-Ortiz

Magic and mystery: the fascinating world of gems Gemstones play a remarkably rich role in our everyday life, although we are often not aware Read more [...]