Gemstones are objects of fantasy, fashion, and superstition. They are studied by scientist, depicted by artists, and worn as symbols of beauty, power and wealth.

Since ancient times humans have had a powerful fascination with gemstones. They were once believed to be of celestial origin. They have been thought to hold both magical and medicinal properties. They defy the passage of time and are passed from one generation to the next.We briefly describe some of the aspects of the gemstones used in Mai Flores jewelry, including their history, legend and lore.