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Diamonds have been popular gifts for centuries and today are known most as the stone in an engagement ring. → Read more

Aquamarine is the birthstone of March. It’s rich blue color palette is enchanting as an accent to spring wardrobes and makes a perfect gift of jewelry for one whose birthday falls within this month. → Read more

A Calming Effect

February’s birthstone is the lustrous amethyst. Amethyst gets her name from the Greek amethystos, “without drunkenness”. Since the archaic age of Greek history, this luscious wine colored stone has born the meaningful association with sobriety. → Read more

Pomegranate/Garnet

While garnet comes from the word gernet, meaning ‘dark red’ in middle english, it is also derived from the latin, granatum, referencing the pomegranate. These aluminum silicate stones form in many colors and varieties. Here I am focusing on the seeds of the fruit of Persephone, or the deep red garnets that bring to mind those mythical seeds. → Read more

About the Ruby

When you are inspired to find a stone with meaning and beauty do you explore birthstone characteristics, historical significance, personal preference or do you consider a myriad of various external circumstances? Ruby is an excellent choice whether you are a July baby, a king or a person with exceptional taste. Ruby is noble, regal, it is chi and life force, it is the blood of the → Read more